If you want to make the world a better place, the 80,000 hours of your career are your most valuable resource.

You can use them to save lives, make ground-breaking discoveries or build movements for change, and you can be excited and fulfilled while you do so.

But with a whole world of possibilities out there, how should you spend your 80,000 hours to have the biggest possible impact? Work for a charity in the developing world? Research cures for deadly diseases? Earn a fortune and give it all away?

We’re here to help you choose, with the aid of our in-depth research. Start by visiting our online career guide.

Social impact career guide

Our guide will help work out your options for making a difference, and how to choose between them.

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Our guide will help you answer the following questions:

If you want more advice, we also provide one-on-one career coaching.


One-on-one career coaching

The aim of our coaching is to help make your next career decision as high-impact as possible.

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