Identity Resources

Career resources for students from underrepresented populations

Identity Resources icon is an outline of a person viewed from the front on a circular green backgroundOrganizations are embracing individuals with unique backgrounds that can bring a new perspective to work. The trends toward increased multiculturalism and a globalizing economy push recruiters to seek leaders and employees who support people with a variety of identities. Below are resources for students from minority or historically oppressed backgrounds. Please utilize the resources below if they represent a part of your identity or if you want to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Check back often, as the Hart Career Center is continuously expanding this list! If you found a helpful resource that you would like to share, please email it to jsheetz@iwu.edu for consideration.

Equal Opportunities Publications Diversity and Inclusion Career Center is a premier diversity online job board. EOP connects employers dedicated to hiring a diversified workforce with qualified job seekers in all career backgrounds.

BIPOC Students
  • Remote POC is a job board for remote work positions for professionals of color at inclusive companies.
  • Quintessential Careers posts comprehensive information about career tools, job search tips, and advice. This site is a curation of various web resources. Start here for a broad list of sites with information for different diverse groups.
  • The Islamic Society of North America’s career page holds information on current job openings at both ISNA and other organizations.
  • LatPro works to connect Latinx and bilingual professionals with employers throughout the Americas.
  • Hispanic Career World Magazine, launched in 2001 is the recruitment link between students and professionals who are Hispanic and the employers that seek to hire them. This publication offers career-guidance columns, news, and feature articles that profile Hispanics in all fields.
  • African-American Career World Magazine, launched in 2001, is the recruitment link between students and professionals who are African American and the employers that seek to hire them. The publication includes career strategies, industry trends, and role-model profiles that target the African-American community.
  • Equal Opportunity Magazine, launched in 1968, is a career-guidance and recruitment magazine offered at no charge to qualified African-American, Hispanic, Native-American, and Asian-American college students and professionals in career disciplines. Equal Opportunity empowers readers to move ahead in their job search and/or current workplace environment.
LGBTQIA Students
  • http://lgbtcareerlink.webscribble.com/
    Out & Equal Workplace Advocates partners with Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies to provide executive leadership development, comprehensive training and consultation, and professional networking opportunities to build inclusive and welcoming work environments.
  • https://www.hrc.org/resources/corporate-equality-index
    The Human Rights Campaign uses a Corporate Equity Index to measure an organization’s climate. They publish a list of Best Places to Work each year, along with remarks from organizations about their individual LGBTQIA-policies.
International Students
  • http://www.eop.com/
    The Equal Opportunity Publications online career center has thousands of job listings, in all areas of work from skill labor to sales, design, business development and more. Their website also lists Career Expos for diverse groups, women, and people with disabilities.
  • https://www.diversitysearch.com/
    Diversity Search works directly with employers who want to showcase opportunities within their diverse company cultures. Check here for a broad listing of jobs, many within the tech industry.
  • http://www.diversityemployers.com/
    Diversity Employers provides career and self-development information to all minorities, including African Americans, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Latino/Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and women.
Students with Differing Physical Abilities
  • https://aphcareerconnect.org/
    Check this site by the American Foundation for the Blind for information about different career options, and a Job Seeker’s guide.
  • http://www.deaflinx.com/
    Deaf Linx is a comprehensive site that fights “audism,” and includes information about education and professional organizations for those with deafness or hearing loss.
  • https://www.disabledperson.com/
    This jobs board posts 250,000 open positions at any given time. Check here for comprehensive lists of postings, open to individuals across the spectrum of ability. You can easily view by company or job type.
  • CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine, established in 1986, is the nation's first and only career-guidance and recruitment magazine for people with disabilities who are at undergraduate, graduate, or professional levels. Each issue features a special Braille section.
Students who Identify as Women
  • The Feminist Jobs Board is a high-traffic site for women and feminist job seekers.
  • Remote Women is a job board for remote work positions for professional women at female-friendly companies.
  • Catalyst is a research and leadership training organization with a global reach. Through their resources page, you can access an extensive list of job search and career advancement sites, as well as networking websites for women and women of color and resources for the LGBTQIA community.
  • American Association of University Women empowers women in a variety of domains. Their career and workplace site has articles on everything from women in tech careers to general salary negotiation.
  • Quintessential Careers hosts this page which has a variety of networking organizations for women, including groups for women in computing, trade, communications and more.
  • Woman Engineer Magazine, launched in 1979, is a career-guidance and recruitment magazine offered at no charge to qualified women engineering, computer science and information technology students & professionals seeking employment and advancement opportunities in their careers.