As UW–Madison students we have an awesome opportunity to use our careers to improve the lives of others. The average career lasts 80,000 hours, that’s a long time. If you could increase the impact of your career by just 1%, it would make sense to spend 800 hours thinking about how to do that. And we think this program can increase your impact by much more, and in much less time.
Join us for our Conference and Careers Program where you'll develop long-term career plan and actionable next steps to pursue a high-impact career and have the chance to network and resolves career uncertainties with industry professionals at EAGx Berkeley.
First, read the full program details here.
Interested in a low-stakes way to try your hand at EA-adjacent research? Apply for $500 grant from EA UW to run a small research project next semester.
Have you ever wondered how to do more good with your time, money, or other resources? If you're reading this, you probably have! Join us for free vegan pizza at this one-off concepts workshop highlighting key effective altruism ideas! This is a great replacement for our introductory fellowship program for people who are too busy to participate.
Some efforts to improve the world can be much more impactful than others. Smallpox eradication, the abolitionist movement, germ theory, and the Green Revolution demonstrate what's possible when people come together to solve pressing problems. At the other end of the spectrum, many well-intended initiatives are ineffective or even counterproductive.
EA UW hosts free fellowship programs to equip students with the knowledge to do good in the world more effectively and the tools to think critically about their career ambitions. By the end of the fellowship, participants have access to in-depth coaching, career advice/connections, and unique opportunities to help others.
Assuring that the trajectory for the long-term future is heading in a safe, positive direction is potentially one of the most impactful things we could be doing right now.
Issues related to the suffering of non-human animals is often absent in discourse related to the most pressing issues currently facing the world. Recognizing the need for education and awareness around these issues, Animal Advocacy UW–Madison is hosting a free fellowship program to equip students with the knowledge to understand the most pressing issues involving animals and the tools to think critically about their career ambitions in this field.
Some efforts to improve the world can be much more impactful than others. Smallpox eradication, the abolitionist movement, germ theory, and the Green Revolution demonstrate what's possible when people come together to solve pressing problems. At the other end of the spectrum, many well-intended initiatives are ineffective or even counterproductive. Doing good better is one of the defining challenges of our time.