Careers For The Common Good

What is a Career for the Common Good?

Careers for the Common Good (CCG) are socially responsible vocations, whose results benefit the greater good of society. Careers for the common good generally occur in the nonprofit and government sectors and tend to include an individuals personal core values. The CCG program at the University of Connecticut, a collaboration between Career Services, the Office of Community Outreach and the Human Rights Institute, provides resources and encourages students to explore career paths that positively affect the community and society at large. CCG includes an extensive web resource list that is separated into five categories: Post-Graduate Experiences, Career & Job, Graduate School, Professional Development and Civic Engagement.

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