Queer Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender and Intersex Students
Guides to Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Career Development
Resume Writing: Navigating Disclosure Issues
Job Search Resources
Website and Print Publications
Queer people of Color
- Should I out myself on my application materials (resume, cover letter) or in an interview?
- How do I present my involvement with LGBTQ-related student groups on my resume?
- Should I “out” myself in an interview? Will an employer ask about my sexuality?
- If I am attending a networking event or a career fair, how should I handle questions related to my sexual identity?
- How should I dress for an interview or to a professional event?
- How can I evaluate if the future employer will provide a safe and supportive environment?
- If I have to relocate for my job, how can I get a sense of the local environment?
Questions & Answers found at: http://www.careereducation.columbia.edu/students/diversity/LGBTQ
Information such as resume writing, interviewing, coming out at work.
The website provides a job search database, as well as a resource library with tools for those students on the job hunt; sponsored by “Out & Equal Workplace Advocates” at outandequal.org.
A job bank and news resource for LGBT job seekers.
A job search database for LGBT job seekers.
A division of WorkplaceDiversity.com, this website provide a job bank LGBTQ job seekers
Find Jobs in GLBT-Friendly Companies
Directory of gay owned businesses in USA and Canada
The Task Force offers graduate and undergraduate internships available during the fall/winter, winter/spring and summer terms for college and university students or recent graduates covering a variety of disciplines
Internship program that gives the opportunity to gain experience in LGBT political activism, consider career options, strengthen job-related skills and network with leaders in local, state and national politics.
A 10 week program created in 2008, the Federation Internship Program was formed to connect smart, engaged, passionate young people with active statewide LGBT advocacy organizations.
Graduate and undergraduate full-time and part-time internships available each school semester, and summer, for college and university students or recent graduates. The program is largely based on the specific needs of the national office.
NCTE accepts rolling applications for Fall, Spring and Summer internships for undergraduate, graduate, and law students. Applicants may apply to intern with NCTE's policy, communications, or development departments for a general internship which will combine all three areas of work, or for a legal internship.
An extensive listing of different scholarship opportunities for those in the LGBT community
A scholarship database provided by the Human Rights Campaign website for LGBT and allied students.
List of scholarships and grants for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community.
A business and career resource from the Advocate magazine.
A business magazine for the LGBT community with resources such as employer profiles and information for college students.
A report by Human Rights Campaign ranking the openness and opportunities of different workplaces for LGBT workers
Functions as a complimentary component in the total educational experience of LGBT students, primarily in the development, evaluation, initiation, and implementation of career plans and opportunities.
Out for Undergrad is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping high potential LGBT undergraduates reach their full potential in their careers.
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is the world’s largest nonprofit organization specifically dedicated to creating safe and equitable workplaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
International organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression
A professional organization for LGBT professionals in higher education. A job board can be found on the website
An organization promoting the LGBT community in the area of business.
A non-profit organization that educates and advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students and professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
A resource guide for LGBT union workers in the AFL-CIO.
LGBT organization that represents the interests of federal employees.
Links to nationwide LGBTQ chambers of commerce, councils, associations.
GLMA's mission is to ensure equality in healthcare for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and healthcare providers.
Professional organization that fosters acceptance, inclusivity and leadership for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary students, of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and their allies, through community development, professional advocacy, and personal empowerment.
Organization of journalists, media professionals, educators and students working from within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues.
National professional organization that promotes the visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender professionals in the film and television industries; helps LGBT professionals achieve their highest professional goals; and fosters corporate cultures that provide equal opportunities and benefits for "out" professionals.
National association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists and affiliated lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender legal organizations. The LGBT Bar promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBT community in all its diversity.
Dedicated to the advancement of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues throughout California and the nation.
Committed to serving the information needs of the GLBT professional library community, and the GLBT information and access needs of individuals at large.
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.
The mission of the ACLU LGBT Project is the creation of a society in which lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people enjoy the constitutional rights of equality, privacy and personal autonomy, and freedom of expression and association.
The Transgender at Work (TAW) project is a focal point for addressing workplace issues for the transgendered
The Center for Gender Sanity assists with all aspects of transition in the workplace.
Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.
Non-profit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society.