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

Formerly Incarcerated

  • Careeronestop.org - Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders can help you with your career, training, or employment needs by offering state resources, employers who hire ex-offenders and how to talk about your conviction.
  • Help For Felons - Options for online, temporary, and career focused jobs and felon-friendly employers.
  • Second Chance Reentry - Hosts a Career Support section that has a 58-page document on how to find employment with a criminal record.
  • Exoffenders - Links to information and books about the job search and a list of employers.

International Students

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.

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

  • Resources for LGBTQ students - While some content is specific to Columbia University students, their Career Center offers general information about the job/internship search.  
  • Campus Pride Index (factors to consider when contemplating graduate or professional school) - Provides access to more resources and scholarships for LGBTQ students.
  • Out Professionals - “Meet a wide range of people with the potential to become social and professional allies; successful people, who can advance your career or help you make a career transition.”
  • Out and Equal - organization working exclusively on LGBTQ+ workplace equality.
  • Lambda Legal - National association committed to achieving full recognition of civil rights for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender peopleand everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission EEOC interprets and enforces Title VII's prohibition of sex discrimination as forbidding any employment discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation.  These protections apply regardless of any contrary state or local laws. Learn more! 

Transgender/ Non-Binary/Gender Non-Conforming

Middle Eastern

Native Americans/First Nations

People with Disabilities

  • Bender Consulting Services - Bender provides disability employment expertise in the areas of recruitment, workplace mentoring, strategic planning, training, and digital accessibility.​
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Disability:In NextGen Leaders Initiatives - Mentorship program that pairs college students, graduate students, and recent graduates with disabilities with Disability:IN Corporate Partners. 
  • Youth, Disclosure, and the Workplace Why, When, What, and How - This resource from the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy outlines key considerations for students when considering whether to disclose a disability to an employer including the rationale, timing, and suggested process for disclosing. 
  • Disclosing a Disability to an Employer: Your Rights - Monster.com provides insights into the legal considerations around disclosing a disability to an employer, especially during the hiring process.
  • What Youth with Mental Health Needs Should Know - The Office of Disability Employment Policy, through the U.S. Department of Labor, shares guidance for youth with mental health disabilities addressing common on-the-job concerns as well as suggestions for possible accommodations to guide a disclosure conversation.
  • Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) - The Workforce Recruitment Program connects students and recent graduates with disabilities to federal and private-sector employers to help them gain jobs and internships nationwide and use their skills and talents to serve the public.

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

The Career Education Office (CEO) at Goucher College abides by the principles set forth by NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) and expects that employers who use the Center's services will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, sex, age, disability, or genetic information. All employment listings on the CEO platform are posted at the sole discretion of the Career Education Office.

The CEO is 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. Goucher is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or other aspects of off-campus employment. It is the responsibility of students to research the integrity and safety of the organizations to which they are applying. Students are advised to use caution and common sense when applying for any position with an organization and reach out to the CEO if they have concerns or questions.