Choose a career that helps solve the world’s problems
80,000 Hours is a great non-profit that aims to solve the skill shortages in the fields that solve the world’s most pressing problems.
They do this by researching and identifying the careers that best solve the world’s most pressing problems.
By producing online content to inform people about opportunities in these fields, including key ideas series, podcasts, job boards, problem profiles, and career reviews.
And by giving one-on-one support to help those most engaged enter the path that’s the best fit for them by providing advice, introductions and placements into specific jobs.
Their advice is generally tailored to graduates age 20-35 who want to ambitiously focus on social impact, but their advice is useful to anyone looking to find or switch to a career that will affect positive change in the world.