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We crowdsource career and school guidance for youth

On students post requests for career advice. Our platform automatically matches those requests to members of our online pool of working professionals based on their skills and experiences. For professionals who choose to volunteer with us, this means a great opportunity to help. For students, it means an easy way to get personal guidance. For educators and others, it means a whole new resource that can change how you help students succeed.


Q & A In Action

How it Works


Step 1

Ask a Question

Step 2

Get an Answer

Step 3

Say Thank You

Step 4

Take Control of Your Future

Sign up as a Student

to get the advice you need!


Step 1

Setup your volunteer profile

Setup your profile to set your preferences for the types of questions you would like to answer. We use your LinkedIn profile to pre-populate as much of your CareerVillage profile as we can to save you time.

Step 2

Get notified when we have a question you can answer.

We will let you know by email when we have a question that would be a good fit for your skills or experiences.

Step 3

Post your answer.

Share your insights with students to help them succeed.

Become a Professional to

Help Change a Young Student's Life!


Step 1

Get a free educator account

You can create student "cohorts" and get invite codes you can use to invite your students and track their progress.

Step 2

Use our lesson plans

Guide your students through the activity of surfacing their career questions, learning about careers 101, and more.

Step 3

Coach your students

We bring the advisors -- you bring the students. It is the perfect match! Coach your students through the experience of surfacing questions and getting them answered.

Get a 100% free Educator account

now and help your students succeed!

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Our Awards

Points of Light

Winner, NCVS Innovation Awards 2013: National Conference on Volunteering and Service.

Lumina Foundation

Social Innovation Award, 2016: Won a clean sweep of Lumina Foundation's first ever Social Innovation Awards at ASU-GSV 2016 in San Diego, CA.


1st Place, Social Impact: Picked from a pool of over 2,300 applicants to participate in MassChallenge 2014, from whom we were awarded the top prize in the Social Impact category.

JPMorgan Chase

1st place, Give It Away Award: Selected by a large panel of young people from a highly competitive pool of nonprofits.


Selected to participate in the world's first accelerator program exclusively for high tech nonprofit organizations.

College Knowledge Challenge

Selected for this program run by College Summit and sponsored by the Gates Foundation to improve college knowledge.


Incubated through the Technology Underwriting the Greater Good program in Boston, MA.

Harvard iLab

Invited to serve as a startup in residence at the iLab in Spring 2012 where we first launched our platform.

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