After graduating with a degree in Peace, Justice & Conflict Studies, there are many volunteer, service, and career opportunities available.
Some national and international service volunteer organizations include the following:
Amate House: Amate House is a young adult volunteer program for the Archdiocese of Chicago. They are dedicated to providing young adults with opportunities for personal, professional, and spiritual growth. These young adults live in community houses in the neighborhoods where they serve, spend 40+ hours a week performing critical tasks at financially strapped nonprofits, parishes and schools in the city.
AmeriCorps: AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs that engage more than 50,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment. Volunteers tutor and mentor youth, build affordable housing, teach computer skills, clean parks and streams, run after-school programs, and help communities respond to disasters.
PeaceCorps: Volunteers serve in 77 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, and the Middle East. Peace Corps Volunteers live, learn, and work with a community overseas for 27 months.
Jesuit Volunteer Corps: Jesuit Volunteers work in the United States and in six countries with hundreds of grassroots organizations to provide services to people who are homeless, unemployed, refugees, people with AIDS, the elderly, street youth, abused women and children, the mentally ill and the developmentally disabled.
BUNAC: BUNAC offers a range of summer camp, work abroad, and volunteer abroad programs. Popular destinations include Canada, New Zealand, Ghana, Australia, Britain, China, South Africa, and more.
Additional national and international service and volunteer organizations can be found here.
Vincentian and Faith-Based Programs from University Ministry can be found here.
For information about jobs and internships, events and workshops, and for advice about careers and majors, networking, resumes and interviews, visit DePaul's Career Center.