10 Jobs That Will Make You Feel Really Good About What You Do
When searching for jobs, all of us, to some extent, hunt for roles that bring us some type of personal satisfaction. Whether it’s a position that directly makes peoples’ lives easier or a role working on a product used by millions, these job descriptions usually catch our eyes as we scroll through a sometimes-endless list of postings.
This week, we bring you a list of jobs where you’ll feel great about what you do every day. From positions at health startups and educational nonprofits to gigs at widely recognized companies, these jobs will make you feel like you’re making a difference in the world.
1. Sales Executive
iMedicare, New York
iMedicare is committed to making patients super happy by helping more than 3,000 pharmacies effectively retain and manage their Medicare patients. The groundbreaking healthcare startup is hiring a Sales Executive to generate new business through building relationships with pharmacies and improving iMedicare’s pitching process. You’ll have an incredible impact as you’re helping fix problems in the healthcare industry.
2. Analyst Fellowship
Education Pioneers, Multiple Cities
There are few better ways to feel good about what you do than by making a positive impact in people’s lives. At Education Pioneers, you get to do just that. The education company is seeking Analyst Fellows to do high-impact work with school districts, edtech startups, and other leading education organizations. Apply now if you’re passionate about improving opportunities for students.
3. Investigative Analyst
Deloitte, Washington, DC
Join Deloitte Financial Advisory Services (a.k.a. Deloitte FAS)—a group of professionals advising clients on serious matters including fraud, litigation, and financial intelligence. As an Investigative Analyst, you’ll work toward helping agency leaders reduce and manage risk so they can stay on track and on budget. If you’ve always had a knack for helping people deal with unanticipated crises, this could be a hugely rewarding position.
4. Managing Editor
The Muse, New York
In this role, you’ll be publishing clickable and tweetable content on The Daily Muse—a career advice platform that helps over 2 million monthly unique visitors find jobs they love and succeed in them. Apart from that, you’ll be leading an awesome editorial team and network of talented contributors and making a serious impact in helping them become better writers. And, if the thought of creating the web’s best career content doesn’t make you feel good, we don’t know what will.
5. Software Engineer
Counsyl, San Francisco
Does health excite you as much as tech? If so, then Counsyl’s Software Engineer could be the perfect position for you. A cutting-edge technology platform striving to give millions of patients access to vital information about their bodies, Counsyl is looking for someone with strong software engineering fundamentals—whether that’s design, testing, or version control. You’ll be working on a product that will help people make life-changing decisions.
The Bridgespan Group is a nonprofit advisor and resource for mission-driven organizations and philanthropists. Right now, Bridgespan is hiring consultants to develop high-impact strategies and implementation plans for its nonprofit clients. If you’re talented in the coming-up-with-awesome-insights department and love philanthropic work, then this could well be your calling.
7. Spring Operations Intern
Global Health Corps, New York
Global Health Corps strongly believes that health is not a privilege, but a right. It’s currently training and connecting the next generation of health leaders by placing fellows with nonprofits and worldwide health organizations. Want to join the next generation of health leaders? Here’s a great opportunity. Global Health Corps is hiring someone with excellent attention to detail and great writing skills to become its Spring Operations Intern.
8. Product Designer
Flickr, San Francisco
We’re sure you’ve heard of Flickr, the photo management and sharing app that people use to upload, organize, and discover their favorite photos online. If you’ve been in the business of building user experience for three to five years and are fluent with Photoshop, Illustrator, and other design tools, then Flickr would love to chat with you about its Product Designer position. Don’t miss this chance to join a team that’s shaping the way people interact with art photography—or just memories.
9. Service Delivery Analyst
Mercer Marketplace, Boston
Are you passionate about solving problems and connecting with people? If so, Mercer Marketplace—a private health exchange solution providing benefits and performance support to its clients and their employees—could be your next destination. The company is looking for a Service Delivery Analyst to manage administrative and case management issues. You’ll feel good in becoming a valuable resource to both the Client Services Team Leads and to clients.
10. Partner Account Manager
Nextdoor, San Francisco
More than 30% of U.S. neighborhoods rely on Nextdoor to help neighbors communicate with each other about things that matter most in their community. From everyday issues like finding a great babysitter to urgent matters like having discussions on neighborhood break-ins, Nextdoor is facilitating online conversations so that communities become stronger and safer. As the Partner Account Manager, you’re responsible for developing and managing the company’s government agency partnerships. And you’ll be proud to know that you’re helping create happier communities all across the U.S.
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A board member of Columbia Organization of Rising Entrepreneurs, Kat is either hosting inspiring founders or trekking across cities (Silicon Valley and London, anyone?) to discover the hottest startups. And, when she’s not putting together large-group gatherings for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Kat is planning food excursions to discover the best Taiwanese beef noodle soup in NYC. The only thing she loves almost as much as crafting content as an Editorial Intern at The Muse is studying content as an English Major at Columbia University. Say hi on Twitter @katxmoon.More from this Author