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General Resource Sites
Women’s Interests
Resources for People with Disabilities
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Interests
Books

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Resources for International Students

 


General Resource Sites

Affirmative Action Register
Positions, both of an academic and non-academic nature, with colleges and universities from across the country. Directed to females, minorities, veterans, and disabled persons, as well as all employment candidates.

Bilingual Jobs
Listings of jobs for bilingual employees. Advertises "All languages, all industries."

The BLACK COLLEGIAN Online
Career and self-development magazine for African-American students.

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management
A consortium that awards 200 full fellowships annually to students of color seeking advancement in the business field. This year the Consortium will offer 400 full fellowships to students who qualify for study at one of the member schools.

Diverse Online
Diverse issues in higher education including top diversity firms.

Diversity Inc. Career Center
Web site, featuring career advice and job listings, from the publishers of Diversity Inc.

Hispanicad.com
Hispanic Market's leading advertising and media news and information site in the USA, Latin America and the Caribbean since launching on February 1, 1999.

Hispanic Business Magazine
Reports the development of the U.S. Hispanic Community.

Hirediversity.com
Careers, jobs and employment resources for Hispanics, African-Americans, Asians and other Minorities.

iHispano.com
The leading source for Hispanic professionals.

IMDiversity
Job search, latest jobs, post resumes, employer profiles.

Citizenship and Immigration Services
Learn about what's new, and laws and regulations regarding immigration and naturalization.

Index of Native American Resources on the Internet
Jobs and other resources.

LatPro.com
Jobs for Spanish and Portuguese Speakers.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
A program for Hispanic students.

National Association of Asian American Professionals-(NAAAP)
Promotes personal and professional development of the Asian American community.

National Employment Minority Network (Nemnet)
Nemnet is a resource organization committed to helping schools and organizations address issues of staff diversity. Their services provide large and small schools, both urban and suburban, with greater exposure and access to candidates of color through programs and services including Online Job Posting and Direct Email, Online Resume Search, Career Fairs for People of Color, Diversity Resume Book, and Candidate Dossier Referral Service.


Women's Interests

85broads.com
A Web-based network for women professionals and women interested in business.

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.

Career and Job Resources for Women and Minorities
This site, an amazing resource for women job hunters, has links and information to a great number of organizations relevant to female job seekers.

Feminist Career Center

Feminist Majority Foundation


Resources for People with Disabilities

Disability: Employment - The Disability Resource Directory has organized information on employment opportunities and information to address a variety of issues and concerns for individuals living with a disability.

JAN
The Job Accommodation Network is an international toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities.

National Business and Disability Council - This resource, primarily targeted for employers but also useful for job seekers, has the benefit of national recognition. The site sets itself up as the resource for organizations looking to diversify and expand the workplace.

 


Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Interests

Progayjobs.com - Job search engine for gay-, lesbian-, bisexual- and transgender-friendly companies.

Human Rights Campaign:  HRC WorkNet - A national source of information on workplace policies and laws surrounding sexual orientation and gender identity. Job seekers can use HRC WorkNet to do research on prospective employers by name, policy type, geographic region, or industry.

Lamda Legal  -  Lamda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people, and those with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force - The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force builds the political power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community from the ground up. We do this by training activists, organizing broad-based campaigns to defeat anti-LGBT referenda and advance pro-LGBT legislation, building the organizational capacity of our movement and generating groundbreaking research through our Policy Institute

Pride at Work  -  Pride At Work is a nonprofit organization and an officially recognized constituency group of the AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations.) We organize mutual support between the organized Labor Movement and the LGBT Community for social and economic justice

Transgender Law and Policy Institute  -  We are a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society.  The TLPI brings experts and advocates together to work on law and policy initiatives designed to advance transgender equality.

 


Internship Links

Feminist Majority Internship Directory

Inroads

 


Books

The Black Collegian

Black Enterprise Magazine

The Big Book of Minority Opportunities: The Directory of Special Programs for Minority Group Members, by Willis L. Johnson. Available in in-house Career Resource Library.

Minority Organizations: A National Directory, by Robert Calvert. Available in in-house Career Resource Library.

Special Interests (SI)

 

General Diversity Resources

From the Outside In: Seven Strategies for Success When You’re Not a Member of the Dominant Group In Your Workplace . Blank, Renee, Sandra Slipp, and Vincent Ford. New York: Authors Choice Press, 2005. From the back cover: “…A unique guidebook that shows you how to break through the “concrete ceiling” and succeed in your own terms. Based on extensive research and firsthand interviews, this practical book presents the seven strategies that successful people have used to get themselves noticed and appreciated for their talents—regardless of their age, race, gender, sexual orientation, physical condition—or anything else that made them different from the company’s dominant culture. Written by a “diverse” team of authors, you’ll get real-world advice on how to: Recognize the power that resides in your own hands; Learn from the real-life examples of how people used the seven strategies to achieve their goals; Use the 10 extra things you can do to maximize your value to your organization; Practice the easy-to-remember model (SAME) to build good relationships with people at all levels of the organization; Map out your objective and strategies on the worksheets provided; Become more visible without showing off.”

The Jobseeker’s Guide to Diversity Employment Resources . De Morsella, Tracey, ed. Miami: Convergence Media, Inc., 2005. [This book] is a highly targeted, comprehensive job hunting tool that provides an alphabetized compilation of over 600 career-focused newsletters, magazines, journals, job banks, job boards and web sites that target African-Americans, Arab Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans and other minorities. The 40-subject cross-referenced index enables job seekers to review diversity career resources based on career specialty, gender focus, industry, special interest, affiliation, career level and diversity focus. …You can: Uncover needed information for identifying job opportunities; Track industry and career field trends; Discover role models for success; Identify key players with whom you can network; Find ideas for making smart career decisions.”

Vault/INROADS Guide to Diversity Internship, CO-Op, and Entry-Level Programs: 2007 Edition . Vault editors. New York: Vault, Inc. 2007. From the back cover: “Top United States organizations have devoted attention and resources to the issue of diversity. Now [this guide] details corporate diversity employment, strategies and commitment in one guide. This book was developed jointly by Vault and INROADS, the nation’s largest nonprofit source of salaried corporate internships and leadership training for high performing students of color. [This guide] gives students, young professionals, and educators objective information and insight into the top diversity programs and hiring processes of top companies and organizations. This guide will enable readers to match their interests and career goals with appropriate employers and to assess diversity efforts and programs. The format of this guide presents self-reported information from companies in a user-friendly way, addressing the efforts firms are making in the area of diversity.”

Minority Groups

The Colorblind Career: What Every African American, Hispanic American, and Asian American Needs to Succeed in Today’s Tough Job Market . Stevenson, Ollie. Princeton: Peterson’s, 1997. From the back cover: “Stevenson shows you how to adopt a business mindset as you establish goals and make a real commitment to your career path. Because investing in yourself is your top career priority, she guides you in preparing for a lifetime of skill building, growth, and change. From meaningful goal setting to focused job search, on-the-job success to recognition and advancement, Stevenson lays out a comprehensive plan that will help you manage and grow your career into the 21st century…. Take control of your career; Use effective job search tools and strategies; Reach beyond your own circle for networking, allies, and mentors; Deal with the stress of being ‘the only one;’ Handle office politics at every juncture in your career; Be a risk taker.”

Embracing the Real World: The Black Woman’s Guide to Life After College . Kyser, Chaz. Seshet Press, 2006. From the back cover: “In [this book], Chaz Kyser provides candid, witty and inspirational advice to help you navigate the often challenging transition from college to the real world. You will be coached on how to create the career and life you envision in chapters such as: Handling Self-doubt & the Fear of Failure; Preparing for the Interview; Building & Maintaining a Positive Image; Managing Your Boss; Working in Corporate America. Other chapters and personal stories from successful black women cover nearly every issue you may face as you strive to make a name for yourself in your chosen field.”

Job-Hunting for the So-Called Handicapped . Bolles, Richard Nelson and Dale Susan Brown. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 2001. From the back cover: “In [this book], Bolles and Dale Susan Brown guide readers through the often frustrating, but ultimately rewarding process of securing independence in their lives and personal satisfaction in their careers. The authors begin by demystifying the intricacies of the [Americans with Disabilities Act], describing in clear terms what the act does and does not guarantee disabled job-hunters, and then move on to job-hunting strategies tailored specifically to people with disabilities. Thoroughly revised and expanded to reflect the contemporary job market, this is an indispensable resource for the next generation of job-hunters with disabilities.”

Lavender Road to Success: The Career Guide for the Gay Community . Snyder, Kirk. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 2003. From the back cover: “Based on a groundbreaking two-year study of more than 300 gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender alumni from the University of Southern California, [this book] is the first career guide written specifically for the gay community. Career planning expert Kirk Snyder reveals the truth about a wide variety of issues facing gay professionals, such as what it means to be gay in the workplace, why you will make more money when you are out of the closet at work, how defining your personal identity as a member of the gay community will help you achieve success, and how to find an employer that’s your perfect match. Combining extensive research, effective exercises, and real-world case studies, [this book] is a sensitive and practical guide to building a successful and enduring career.

Women & Work: In Their Own Words . Michelson, Maureen R., ed. Troutdale, OR: NewSage Press, 1994. Two-page profiles of women workers by profession. A sampling from the table of contents: “Mathematics Instructor, Smoke Jumper, Restaurant Owner, Veterinarian, Rehabilitation Nurse, Investigator, Television Writer, Coal Miner, Principal, Lawyer, Medical Records Clerk, Scientist & Administrator, School Crossing Guard, Musician & Band Leader, Soil Scientist, Cook & Produce Clerk, Rodeo Bronco Rider…” According to the back cover, it “was selected by the American Library Association as a ‘Best Book for Young Adults.’”

Women Don’t Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation—and Positive Strategies for Change . Babcock, Linda and Sara Laschever. New York: Bantam Books, 2007. From the back cover: “Combining fascinating research with revealing commentary from hundreds of women, this groundbreaking book explores the personal and societal reasons women seldom ask for what they need, want, and deserve at home and work—and shows how they can develop this crucial skill…. From career promotions to help with child care, studies show time and again that women don’t ask—and frequently don’t even realize that they can. [This book] offers real-life examples of the differences between the negotiating habits of men and women, and guides women in retooling their attitudes and approaches. Discover how to: Take the first step—choosing to negotiate at all; Develop a comfortable, effective negotiation style; Overcome fear, personal entitlement issues, and gender stereotypes.”