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Resources for Diverse Populations

Our office is committed to helping all Eastern students successfully navigate their career paths.  Students who self-identify with a specific group or groups can face unique challenges.  Our office is here to assist you.  Please use our on-line calendar to request an appointment.
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  • AccessAbility Services - The mission of Eastern's Office of AccessAbility Services is to encourage independence, assist students in realizing their academic potential, and to facilitate the elimination of physical, programmatic, and attitudinal barriers.

    Inclusivity--Eastern has partnered with Inclusively, employment platform, to help place candidates in meaningful employment. All companies working with Inclusively have a definitive initiative to be inclusive and expand their workforce in this manner.

    abilityJOBS-  Since 1995, abilityJOBS has been the leading career website dedicated to employment of people with disabilities. Search through thousands of jobs and post your anonymous resume for free.  abilityJOBS also works with disable veterans and wounded warriors.

    Office of Disability Employment Policy - The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is the only non-regulatory federal agency that promotes policies and coordinates with employers and all levels of government to increase workplace success for people with disabilities.

    Mobility International USA - MIUSA's mission is to empower people with disabilities to achieve their human rights through international exchange and international development.

    The Job Accommodation Network - The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.

     

     

  • INROADS – Non-profit organization that trains and develops talented young people of color for professional careers in business and industry

    The Black Career Network - An awesome job board hosted by The Professional Diversity Network. It isn't just a job site, it’s a destination for diversity-driven employers and candidates to unite through recruiting events and community groups.

    Black Jobs- Is an independently-owned job board that also claims to be the largest African American career community online. From Netflix, Amazon and the Oprah Winfrey Network, some of today’s leading employer brands come here to find top talent.

    Diversity.com -Has been around for nearly 20 years, making it a true pioneer in the field of diversity hiring. As one of the premier job posting sites for black and minority candidates, Diversity.com knows what a strong employer brand looks like — and they can even help you build your own.

    The Black Collegian – Online version of The Black Collegian magazine. Provides job postings, employer profiles, job search strategies and advice. Also features graduate school opportunities, career and industry reports with a focus on career and self-development for African American collegians.

  • National Association of Asian American Professionals – The largest and fastest growing Asian American professional association in the U.S. and Canada provides professional development opportunities and seeks collective career advancement.

    Asian Women In Business – AWIB is designed to support corporate and professional Asian women.

    Asian jobs – Asian-Jobs.com provides you with one central place to do all of your online recruiting to find bilingual individuals from all over the world.

    Jobs in Japan – Events and job listings.

    Top ten online resources for finding a job in Asia.

  • O.L.A.S – Eastern’s Organization of Latin American Students

    ihispano.com – iHispano.com is the nation’s premier professional networking site and job board for Latinos in the United States. We serve as the premier resource for connecting aspiring and accomplished Latino professionals in a community experience that will assist them in realizing their professional and personal goals.

    Hispanic/Latino Professionals Association - This is the official job board of the Hispanic/Latino Professionals Association, so you can bet that the talent here is serious about their careers. The HLPA is an authority on diversity-focused employer brands and even offers a listing section where job seekers can search for top-rated employers by industry.

    Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE) -Whether you are a student in high school or college, a professional or in transition in your career, HACE is committed to supporting your ongoing development and advancement as a Latino professional. HACE programs are designed to address the unique cultural values and challenges faced by Latinos and transform high-potential Latino professionals into high-performing and courageous leaders

    The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) – SHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize their fullest potential and impacts the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development.

    SACNAS – SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists—from college students to professionals—to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science.

     

  • Pink Jobs - Features LGBT-friendly job roles from pro-equality employers, including big-name service companies have faculties that focus exclusively on LGBT areas and need highly-skilled individuals with deeper insights and experiences in that area.

    Campus Pride - The go-to job board for the college-age members of the LGBTQ community. run by a leading national nonprofit organization. Like so many on this list, Campus Pride is so much more than just a job site. The online destination serves as a bridge to LGBTQ and an ally to college youth on 1200+ campuses across the US.

    Out & Equal - Is a non-profit workplace advocacy group and resource center that includes a job board. The great thing about Out & Equal is that the job site goes beyond a diversity focus to provide helpful resources on how to make your workplace more inclusive.

    Diversity.com – Diversity.com provides top quality services and networking opportunities, while linking under-represented candidates with Fortune 1000 Corporations, Government Agencies, and Non-Profit/Educational Institutions.

    GLSEN – GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.

    Outprofessionals.org – Gay and lesbian networking website.

     

  • Eastern's VETS Center is open to students who are Veterans, spouses of Veterans or children of Veterans and is located on the 2nd floor of the Wood Support Services Building.

    Hiring America provides easy access to some of the top search engines for Veterans seeking employment.

    The Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO) provides employment readiness assistance and outreach to transitioning service members, Veterans, and eligible military spouses while advocating the use of special hiring authorities, employment programs, and Veteran retention strategies to help VA become the employer of choice for Veterans and military spouses.

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Government-wide Veterans Employment Website is a critical component of the Federal Government’s strategy for the recruitment and employment of veterans.

    USA Jobs - Connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world.

    State of Connecticut VA Website

    VetNet - Transitioning from military to civilian life presents unique challenges. To make things easier and provide structure, a few of the leading organizations in veteran career development combined forces to create one, easy place to start.

  • Students may wish to begin by viewing the University's site for undocumented students here.

    Additional resources students may want to utilize include the following:

     

    DREAMerJobs Facebook Group

    Immigrants Rising has a helpful download on working for yourself.