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1. Attend an event

Keep up to date on our events page, or add us directly to your Google Calendar.

2. Learn more about EA

It’s difficult to work out how we can best help contribute to solving global problems, and learning more is often a really useful place to start.

3. Join the newsletter

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4. Chat with an organizer

Sign up for a 1-on-1 session with one of our Execs. They can help with career planning, donation advising, and much more!

5. Explore high-impact careers

We spend 80,000 hours in our careers. Some careers are orders of magnitude more impactful than others. We’ll guide you through the critical decision making that goes into choosing an impactful career.

6. Join the discussion online

Check out the Effective Altruism Forum and learn from other EAs around the world, and create a profile on EA Hub to connect with other EAs. 

7. Donate to an effective charity

See the recommended charities listed by GiveWell, Animal Charity Evaluators, or EA Funds that can do a tremendous amount of good with your donations. Consider checking out the Giving What We Can pledge for seriously committed altruists.

8. Help organize EA Penn

If you're familiar with effective altruism, we're always looking for more organizers. Chat with us if you're interested!