Center for Career & Professional Development
LGBTQ+ Students and Alumni
JOB SEARCH RESOURCES
The Advocate - https://www.advocate.com/
Offers job and internship opportunities at The Advocate and Out Magazine companies.
Gayellow Pages - http://www.gayellowpages.com/
Directory of employers and resources for LGBTQ individuals.
HRC Corporate Equality Index - https://www.hrc.org/resources/corporate-equality-index
Annual index ranking hundreds of employers on their protections and benefits for LGBTQ employees by the Human Rights Campaign.
The National LGBTQ Task Force - https://www.thetaskforce.org/
This organization provides resources on advocacy and LGBTQ rights. They also offer internships, fellowships and career opportunities
Out and Equal - https://outandequal.com/index.php
Job search platform and career advice for LGBTQ individuals.
NETWORKING, CAREER PLANNING AND NAVIGATING THE WORKPLACE
Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund Internships - https://victoryfund.org/?src=forms&id=Intern%20Application
National organization whose mission is to increase the number of openly LGBT public servants at all levels of government.
The Gay, Lesbian Straight Education Network - https://www.glsen.org/
This online resource combines news items of relevance to the gay community with larger workplace issues.
HRC’s Guide to Advocating for LGBT Equality in the Workplace - https://www.hrc.org/resources/advocating-for-lgbt-equality-in-your-workplace
This HRC guide provides explanations of ways to advocate while also protecting your job and yourself.
HRC’s Guide to Coming Out in the Workplace - https://www.hrc.org/resources/coming-out-at-work
The Human Rights Campaign has created this guide to help you determine if/when/how you should come out in the workplace.
LGBT LinkedIn group - https://www.linkedin.com/groups/136406/profile
This LinkedIn group provides connections and resources for LGBT+ job seekers.
The National Center for Transgender Equality - https://transequality.org/
This organization has resources on advocacy, employment rights, and so much more specifically curated for transgender individuals.
National LGBT Chamber of Commerce - https://www.nglcc.org/
Advocacy organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people, and the exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned businesses.
Pride at Work - http://www.prideatwork.org/
Mobilizes mutual support between the organized Labor Movement (AFL-CIO) and the LGBT Community around organizing for social and economic justice.
Trans Road Map Transition at Work Resources - https://www.transgendermap.com/finance/employment/
UPenn’s Career Planning and Job Search Guide for LGBT Students and Alumni - https://careerservices.upenn.edu/lgbt-career-planning-job-search-guide/
Information on deciding how out you want to be, researching organization policies and climates, resume writing, interview strategies, and coming out on the job.
US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Protections Against Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity - https://www.eeoc.gov/laws/guidance/protections-against-employment-discrimination-based-sexual-orientation-or-gender
The EEOC has tons of legal information and other helpful resources about legal protections for LGBTQ workers.
Zippia LGBTQ Workplace Resource Guide - https://www.zippia.com/advice/lgbt-resource-guide/