The following organizations have a wealth of resources to introduce you to the nonprofit sector and find organizations to intern with.

Volunteer Fairfax

Volunteer Fairfax is a long-time partner with George Mason University. Their aim is to connect local organizations with volunteer needs to individuals in the community (including Mason students) with an interest in serving others.

Volunteer Fairfax, "Volunteer Now" a searchable database of volunteer opportunities

Connect Northern Virginia

Connect Northern Virginia is an easy-to-use and customizable website for the Northern Virginia community. Launched in September 2013, it offers public and private sector information about a wide range of community issues and resources.  It includes information and data connecting the Counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William with the Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park and with the Towns of Dumfries, Herndon, Leesburg, Purcellville and Vienna.

Searchable database of nonprofit organizations in our region

Mason's University Career Services

Mason's University Career Services has an excellent collection of resources for students interested in exploring the Nonprofit Sector:

General information about the Nonprofit Sector

Washington DC Nonprofit Organizations by Interest Area

Charlotte Strauss ( is the Industry Advisor for the Nonprofit Sector. Please utilize her expertise and advise.

Novoresume's mission is to fight galactic unemployment. In addition to making great content, we also help job seekers to create a beautiful and high-impact one-page resume at no-cost.

They have an in-depth guide to nonprofit jobs on their blog, including a list of nonprofit-specific job boards. Click here is a nonprofit organization that helps you find volunteer, internship and paid positions in the nonprofit and government sectors.

Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers

Idealist Search for Internships

Idealist Search for Nonprofit Organizations