Scholarships & competitions
Open Philanthropy Undergraduate Scholarship - Open Philanthropy
This program aims to provide support for highly promising and altruistically-minded students who are hoping to start an undergraduate degree at one of the top universities in the USA or UK (see below for details) and who do not qualify as domestic students at these institutions for the purposes of admission and financial aid.
Applications for 2022 have closed, so subscribe to our newsletter to hear when applications for 2023 open up! If you know a student who would be a good fit for the Atlas Fellowship, nominate them for 2023.
Careers and impact
80,000 Hours: How to make a difference with your career
This makes it your best opportunity to have a positive impact on the world. If you're fortunate enough to be able to use your career for good, but aren't sure how, our in-depth guide can help you: Get new ideas for high-impact careers Compare your options in terms of impact Make a plan you feel confident in It's based on ten years of research alongside academics at Oxford.
Everyone wants to do good, but many ways of doing good are ineffective or actively harmful. The EA movement arose out of a desire to make sure that attempts to do good actually work. This led to many ideas like the following:
home * Internships for Impact
Our mission is to connect people in the effective altruism community with opportunities to grow, learn, and test their fit for potential career paths. You can help us realize our mission by filling in this feedback form.
Rationality & learning
Slate Star Codex
Thanks for bearing with me the past few months. My new blog is at https://astralcodexten.substack.com/. I'll try to have a less unwieldy domain name working soon. [UPDATE: As of 6/19, Professor Hsu resigned as VP of Research. He still encourages interested people to sign the petition as a general gesture of support.]
Understand the world better with 35 concepts | Conceptually
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Open Philanthropy's mission is to give as effectively as we can and share our findings openly so that anyone can build on our work. Through research and grantmaking, we hope to learn how to make philanthropy go especially far in terms of improving lives.
Giving What We Can Community: Maximise your charitable impact
We have created a guide full of practical advice from effective giving experts to help you do more good with your donations. This guide answers key questions about effective giving and includes expert recommendations so that you can be even more impactful with your donations across a wide range of causes.
GiveWell | Charity Reviews and Research
GiveWell shares the top charities we've found for saving and improving lives. You choose the top charity (or charities) you prefer, or have GiveWell direct your donation where it will help the most. GiveWell takes no fees and sends your donation to the organization(s) you choose.
Mixed bag of life/career advice
(though maybe you should Reverse Any Advice You Hear)