Student Resources

The following material has been adapted for University of Scranton students from our partners at Holy Cross who hosted JUHAN 2017.

University of Scranton Courses and Opportunities


  • CHS 338: Poverty/Homelessness/Social Justice
  • ENLT 129: Literature & Social Justice
  • MGT 501: Responsibility/Sustainability/Justice
  • ECO 375: International Economics
  • MGT 475: International Management
  • HAD 517: Global Health Management
  • IB 477: European Business
  • SOC 212: Religion and Society
  • SOC 213: Collective Behaviors & Social Movement
  • SOC 317: Family Issues/Social Politics
  • PS 333: U.S.-Latin American Relations
  • SPAN 314: Latin-America Culture & Civilization


  • Poverty Simulation
  • Refugee Simulation (February 27 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm in TDC Ballroom)
  • Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice
  • Nonprofit Alumni Panel
  • Campus Speakers
  • Christians for the Common Good
  • World Day of Social Justice (February 20 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm on 2nd floor of TDC )
  • Human Trafficking event (February 22, details to follow)
  • Immigration Teach-In (March 2 from 12:15 - 3:30 pm, room TBD)

Career Resources

Career Exploration

What Can I Do With This Major

Wondering how to connect majors to careers? Click on majors of interest to see outlines of common career areas, employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Information about occupations from A to Z. Compiled by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes a description of the work, training and education, earnings, and expected job prospects.


Get an inside look at jobs, companies, salaries, and interview questions from REAL employees!

Corporation for National and Community Service

Social Justice, Non-Profit and Public Sector Career Paths and Areas

  • Advocacy
  • Case Management
  • Child, Youth, and Family Welfare
  • Civil Liberties and Individual Rights
  • Community Organizing
  • Disability Advocacy and Services
  • Education
  • Elderly and Aging
  • Environmental
  • Foreign Service
  • Government Relations/Administration
  • Healthcare
  • Homelessness
  • Immigration
  • Labor
  • Law
  • Law Enforcement
  • Lobbying
  • Mental Health
  • Political Office
  • Poverty
  • Rehabilitation
  • Religious Organizations
  • Social and Human Services
  • Social Policy
  • Teaching
  • Victim/Witness Services and Advocacy
  • Women and Gender Advocacy and Services

Employer/Internship/Job Resources

This is not a comprehensive list, just a selection of some relevant resources, speak to your career advisor to discuss your interests, additional opportunities and next steps.

  • Amnesty International
  • AmeriCorps
  • Clean Water Action
  • Corporation for National and Community Service
  • Federal Pathways Program
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights
  • LinkedIn
  • Networking with Alumni
  • Nonprofit Jobs on
  • Peace and Collaborative Development Network the Chronical of Philanthropy
  • PeaceCorps
  • State Department
  • Teach for America
  • World Bank

Conference Resources

This is not a comprehensive list, just a selection of some national conferences, speak to your career advisor to identify local, regional or industry focused conferences.

  • National Student Leadership Diversity Convention
  • National Conference on Student Leadership
  • Student Leadership Institute, National Orientation Directors Association
  • National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference

Graduate School Resources

Explore Academic Programs

  • Petersons
  • Princeton Review
  • US News

Financial Resources

  • Fedloans
  • Finaid
  • Accessgroup

Testing Information

Campus Resources

Internships @ Scranton

Small Business Development Center

College of Arts and Sciences

Kania School of Management

Panuska College of Professional Studies

Government Internships

Office of Fellowship Programs

Campus Ministries

Center for Career Development

Office of Community and Government Relations

Campus Ministries’ Center for Service and Social Justice

Ellacuría Initiative

Domestic Outreach Service Trips

International Service Program

Multicultural Center

Jane Kopas Women’s Center

Office of Equity & Diversity

Office of International Student and Scholar Services

The Department of Latin American Studies and Women’s Studies

Peace and Justice Studies Program

Catholic Relief Services Student Club

Additional Opportunities

World Refugee Day: June 20, 2019

  • Observed on June 20 each year to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. 
  • In a world where violence forces thousands of families to flee for their lives each day, the time is now to show that the global public stands with refugees.
  • To do this, the UN Refugee Agency launched the#WithRefugees petition in June 2016 to send a message to governments that they must work together and do their fair share for refugees.
  • On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. This year, World Refugee Day also marks a key moment for the public to show support for families forced to flee.

Internships in Humanitarianism and Social Justice

Humanitarian and Development Organizations

Social Justice Opportunities


Discernment and Job Search Tools (developed by Danielle Corea, CRS)

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