Center for Career & Professional Development
Black/African-American Students and Alumni
JOB SEARCH RESOURCES
African American Hires - https://www.africanamericanhires.com/
Job search platform with articles and informational interviews.
Black Career Women Network - https://bcwnetwork.com/
A job search platform for Black women; includes mentoring, blog posts, a community forum, career resources, events, interactive discussions, and a job forum.
BlackJobs - https://www.blackjobs.com/
Job search platform for African American and Black users.
The Black Perspective - https://blackperspective.com/
Job search platform with articles and resources for professional development.
She.Leads.Africa. - https://sheleadsafrica.org/
Programs, events, and countless other professional development resources for African women.
NETWORKING, CAREER PLANNING, AND NAVIGATING THE WORKPLACE
Black Artists and Designers Guild - https://www.badguild.info/home
BADG is a global collective of independent Black artists, makers, and designers throughout the African diaspora.
Black Females in Architecture - http://obd.org/
BFA is a network and enterprise founded to increase the visibility of Black and Black-mixed heritage females within the architectural industry and other built environment fields.
BlackSpace - https://www.blackspace.org/
A collective bringing together planners, architects, artists, and designers as Black urbanists, people who are passionate about the work of public systems and urban infrastructures. The BlackSpace Manifesto was created to practice new ways of protecting and creating Black spaces in the built environment.
ColorComm - https://www.colorcommnetwork.com/
Organization for women of color in communications.
Institute for Responsible Citizenship - https://theinstitute.net/
Summer leadership program for talented African American male college sophomores.
Minorities in Media - https://mimconnect.com/
A digital network connecting professionals of color in the media industry.
National Black Chamber of Commerce - https://www.nationalbcc.org/
The NBCC is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity within the United States and via interaction with the Black Diaspora.
National Organization of Minority Architects - https://www.noma.net/about-noma/
NOMA empowers its local chapters and membership to foster justice and equity in communities of color through outreach, community advocacy, professional development, and design excellence.
National Society of Black Engineers - https://www.nsbe.org/home.aspx
The mission of the NSBE is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.
Open Education Database’s Scholarship Guide - http://oedb.org/african-american-grant/
Funding resources for African-American students.
Organization of Black Designers - http://obd.org/
OBD is a national professional organization of interior, industrial, architectural, fashion, and graphic designers dedicated to promoting the visibility, empowerment, education, and interaction of its membership and the understanding and value that diverse design perspectives contribute to world culture and commerce.
UndocuBlack Network - https://undocublack.org/