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Diversity & Inclusion Career Resources

Career Services wants all OCU students to be successful, proactive and participatory in their career development. This list represents a collection of sources and services for historically underrepresented and marginalized student groups.

U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Job search strategies, submitting a resume, job bank links, and additional employment issues

WorkplaceDiversity.com - Connects candidates with employers who are proactive in the quest to create a diverse workforce

Asian/Pacific American

  • Asian American Professional Associations - Compilation of links to the leading Asian American professional associations, many with career and job sites of their own, collected by Monster.
  • National Association of Asian American Professionals - The NAAAP a non-profit organization that cultivates and empowers Asian and Pacific Islander leaders through professional development, community service, and networking. It offers a diverse range of professional development programs including a career center and job board.
  • National Council of Asian Pacific Americans - A directory of links to Asian Pacific American organizations, many with career sites of their own. The links also include website and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes.

Black/African American

  • African American Professional Associations - Compilation of links to the leading African American professional associations, many with career and job sites of their own, collected by Monster.
  • National Urban League Job Network - The Urban League Job Network is backed by the National Urban League and is dedicated to helping diverse students find employment opportunities.
  • United Negro College Fund - UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. It manages various scholarship, fellowship, and internship programs.


Indigenous/Native American

Additional Multicultural Resources

  • IMDiversity.com - IMDiversity.com is a career and self-development site devoted to serving the cultural and career-related needs of all minorities.
  • INSIGHT Into Diversity - One of the most recognized resources for equal opportunity employers who are seeking to add diverse, qualified candidates to their workforce. Job postings include positions in academia, business, healthcare, and the government.
  • Institute for Broadening Participation - A directory of links to programs designed to increase diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce. The programs include internship, job, scholarship and fellowship opportunities. The institute is an independent, open source non-profit and provides resources to faculty and students by means of an infrastructure unfettered by institutional or disciplinary barriers.
  • NACE Diversity Resources - The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) connects university career service professionals to recruiters and employers. It maintains a list of diversity resources accessible to students.
  • Quintessential Careers - Career and job search resources for multicultural job seekers.

OCU Student Disability Services

Workforce Recruitment Program - WRP connects undergraduate, graduate students and recent graduates with disabilities who are interested paid internships and full-time opportunities to private sector employers and federal agencies.

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities - Discover how COSD can help you find a meaningful career as you navigate through school.

Bender Consulting: Assists individuals with disabilities in getting hired and recruited for positions within the private and public sector.

Lime Connect: This organization assists student with scholarships, professional development webinars along with information about internships and full-time job opportunities.

American Association for Advancement of the Sciences Entry Point: is a program that offers internship opportunities for students with disabilities. Internships will range in discipline from Computer Science, Business to Science and Engineering.

disABLEd Person, Inc.: Great resource for job listings and scholarship information.

The National Business and Disability Council at the Viscardi Center: Provides students with internship and leadership development opportunities.

The American Association of People with Disabilities: This organization provides a Congressional Internship Program for college students with disabilities. It’s open to undergraduate and graduate students, in addition to recent grads.

Great With Disability: Its mission is to ensure that having a disability or long-term health condition doesn’t prevent anyone from having the career that they want to have. Not only does it want disabled individuals to realize their career ambitions, it also wants employers to benefit from the unique talents and strengths that disabled individuals can, and do, bring to an organization.

The Sierra Group: One stop shop for disability training recruiting and other career needs.

Federal Jobs Net: Helps disabled individuals find federal government employment.

Office of Personnel Management (OPM): Consult the “Job Seekers with Disabilities” link for a variety of resources.

Ability Links: Job opportunity website for people with disabilities.

Hire Disability Solutions: Job opportunity website for people with disabilities and employers seeking to recruit them.

Professional Organizations and Associations
Most professional associations offer student memberships at a discount, and memberships usually come with access to programs such as speaker events and job fairs.

Educational Resources

Resources for Successful Employment

Lambda Legal Workplace Resources

Human Rights Campaign LGBTQ Employee Resources

LGBTConnect - an LGBTQ job board for anyone seeking LGBTQ-friendly employers

Out & Equal - Find jobs at diversity-friendly companies and network with your LGBT and ally colleagues

Out for Work - an LTBTQ workplace advocacy group designed to connect the LGBTQ community through resources, events, and support groups

Out in STEM - oSTEM is the largest chapter-based organization focused on LGBTQ people in STEM and seeks to empower LGBTQ people in STEM to succeed personally, academically, and professionally by cultivating environments and communities that nurture innovation, leadership, and advocacy

Out Professionals - the nation's largest LGBTQ networking organization

ProGayJobs.com - the premier job board for anyone in the LGBTQ community seeking employment

Reaching Out - In 1998 students from Harvard Business School & Yale School of Management saw a missing space for for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & queer business students and worked together to create a student-run conference for our community, which today is known as the ROMBA Conference. That first conference was attend by less than 100 students from about 6 schools. Two decades later that conference has grown to an 1,800 person annual event and Reaching Out has become a year-round operating nonprofit organization with over a dozen unique programs dedicated to educating, inspiring, and connecting the LGBTQ MBA community to impact change in the workplace and create the next generation of out leaders.

American Association of University Women The American Association of University Women is a national organization that promotes education and equity for all women and girls. Fellowships, grants, awards, and jobs with AAUW are available.

Ellevate - they seek to help women advance in the workplace, both for themselves and the greater good. They strive to change the culture of business from the inside out - by investing in women.

Feminist Majority Foundation Women's Careers and Professional Organizations

InHerSight - seeks to improve the workplace for women by measuring it. They bring women’s insights together into a common framework to show what’s working and what’s not at companies, and to help more women find their ideal workplace.

OCU Military Affinity Group

Veteran Jobs - Resource page for veterans

Vet Net - Transitioning from military to civilian life presents unique challenges. To make things easier and provide structure, a few of the leading organizations in veteran career development have combined forces to create one, easy place to start.

Hire Heroes - Committed to veteran and military spouse employment, Hire Heroes provides personalized professional development tools.

My Next Move - Sponsored by the Department of Labor, this site is dedicated to providing job opportunities for veterans.

Veterans.gov - Federal site with links to national employment opportunities

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