Resources Specific to My Identity

Discover career resources specific to you and your identity. These online resources were reviewed by CEO Student Assistants and identified as helpful and relevant, but we are always looking for new resources to serve our diverse populations. If you have suggestions for additions to this list or do not feel represented by these resources, please email the CEO at career@goucher.edu.

Students of Color

African American/Black

Asian American and Pacific Islander

DACA/Undocumented

International Students

  • U.S. Immigration Services - Information on how to apply for and get work authorization. Also has application forms you can download.
  • InternationalStudent.com - Started by a group of international students living in New York City with the goal of helping other students deal with American immigration authorities and education system.
  • My Visa Jobs.com - Compilation of information including lists of employers with past records of sponsorship activity that are searchable using industry and geographic criteria.

Latinx/Latino/Latina

  • Career and Job Resources for Hispanic Job-Seekers - Offers a variety of information and resources for Hispanic Job-Seekers such as resume, cover letter, and interview help, along with a job board and company search.
  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc. - Offers scholarships, internships, fellowships, and other programs to help develop future Latinx leaders in corporations, government agencies, nonprofits and other organizations.
  • HISPA.org - A New-Jersey based non-profit organization (also active in Miami, NYC, and San Antonio). Formed to engage volunteerism of Hispanic professionals and eradicate the one key reasons why Hispanic students do not peruse higher education: lack of role models.
  • Hispanic Association for Colleges & Universities National Headquarters - Helps young Hispanic students benefit from internships, scholarships, college retention and advancement programs, precollegiate support, and career development opportunities and programs.
  • Hispanic Heritage Foundation - The Latinos on Fast Track (LOFT) program can help you find an internship or job in the private or public sectors. Free lifetime membership.

LGBTQIAP (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Pansexual)

Transgender/ Non-Binary/Gender Non-Conforming

  • National Center for Transgender Equality - Resources on discrimination in the workplace.
  • tgender.net - Offers a list of Fortune 500 Companies with formal statements promising to not discriminate against transgender or gender-variant employees.
  • TransEmployment Program - Organization in the Bay Area with a wide range of services and resources to "help create inclusive workplaces and jobs for trans and gender non-confirming people."
  • Transgender Law Center - Resources on transgender law.
  • Transgender Workplace Diversity - A blog hosted by transgender attorney/ consultant Jillian Weiss. Information for human resource professionals, lawyers, transgender employees and allies on workplace-related issues.

Middle Eastern

Native Americans/First Nations

People with Disabilities

  • Spectrum Careers - Connecting job seekers on the Autism Spectrum with inclusive employers. Job seekers can log in to view over 15,000 job postings, and get instructions on how to show off their skills using a video resume. Traditional resumes are also accepted.
  • Resources for Students with Disabilities - Offers numerous resources for students with disabilities including: visual, Cognitive, Physical, Speech, Autism, Hearing Impairments and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD).
  • Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities - Consortium of universities, national employers and government agencies focused on the career employment of college graduates with disabilities.
  • Workforce Recruitment Program – a recruitment and referral program focusing on hiring people with disabilities to federal agencies.
  • Job Accommodations Network (JAN) - Free consulting service (through gov’t Office of Disability Employment Policy ODEP) designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities by providing individualized worksite accommodations solutions, providing technical assistance regarding the ADA and other disability related legislation, and educating callers about self-employment option.
  • Abilityjobs.com - Job board and resources.

Women/Womxn/Womyn

  • 50 Great Career Resources For Women
  • Women for Hire - Provides a job board, articles on how to manage a business from home, webinars on various topics, and other resources.
  • Career Intelligence - Articles about what to do after graduation, how to handle debt, going to grad school, and more.
  • Ellevate Network - “Our mission is to help women advance in the workplace, both for themselves and the greater good. We strive to change the culture of business from the inside out - by investing in women.”

Veterans

  • The Veterans Employment Center – A resource to support veterans at all stages of the job application process.
  • Student Veterans of America – A coalition of student-veteran groups on college campuses across the globe, helps support students, find scholarships and build alumni networks.
  • G.I. Jobs - Premier brand in military recruitment, offering articles, tips and online tools to help military transition to explore different career and post-secondary education options.
  • Undergradu-vets national career conference - A professional networking and advocacy organization dedicated to connecting military veteran students and alumni of the world’s top-ranked universities with employers who value their elite academic credentials, military leadership abilities, and limitless career potential.
  • Career Resources for Veterans - Career resources and job listings.

Disclaimer

This web site contains links to other web sites not under the control of the Career Education Office and we are not responsible for the content of any linked site. The CEO provides these links only as a convenience and assumes no liability for acts or omissions by third parties or for any material supplied by them.