This handy volume provides an honest look at the realities of a career in nonprofit, where 23% of America's workforce is employed. The structure of the nonprofit corporation is explained along with types of groups comprising this sector, major areas of job responsibility, and how to target, explore and get a job. Cultural, religious, educational, health and medical, social service, environmental, international, civic and animal welfare industries are also covered. Corporate career changers, new college graduates, mothers re-entering the job market and others will discover a great diversity of opportunities, ranging from public relations, publications, finance, office management, through program departments, development offices and executive directorships. A section on the biggest nonprofit prospect of all is covered: the public sector. Earnings are looked at, at entry, mid-career and senior levels. Also included is an appendix of job information sources, such as hotline telephone numbers, associations, publications and special libraries.