“You have 80,000 hours in your career. Make the right career choices, and you can help solve the world’s most pressing problems, as well as have a more rewarding, interesting life.”
— 80,000 Hours

Interested in finding a career that does good?

The careers that do the most good are probably not what you think. In fact, many jobs traditionally thought of as being impactful are quite ineffective. But how can we know what jobs make the biggest difference?

80,000 Hours is a non-profit research organization that studies what makes a good career. They provide world-class career advising for high-potential young people looking to make a difference. Their advice may surprise you. Here is their introductory career guide.

Effective Altruism: UNC-CH provides personal career advising for anyone interested in pursuing a high-impact career. If you are interested in learning more about the world’s most pressing problems and how you can help solve them, we encourage you to apply to the Arete Fellowship.