LGBTQIA+

The Office of Career Success at Isenberg School of Management is committed to supporting all students across the gender and sexuality spectrum. In this place, you can bring your full self and thrive exactly as you are. While many laws prohibit discrimination based on gender or sexuality, there are still many questions and unique concerns for those that identify in the LGBTQIA+ community when navigating the job search. Here you will find information about university resources, events, clubs, and a range of career content curated for LGBTQIA+ students that you can utilize when entering the workforce. Log in to set up your preference to be notified when new content becomes available.

LGBTQIA+

Should I Put My Pronouns on My Resume? Ask the “Queer Career Coach”

While we now use online job boards and Zoom meetings in place of classified ads and formal handshakes, one thing remains the same: A good resume can speak volumes about you, before you even open your mouth. Your resume is the very …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Undergraduate Career Services
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The most LGBTQ+ friendly industries, and what that means for job seeking

Thankfully, there are many industries that have been found in recent years to be inclusive and welcoming towards members of the LGBTQ+ communities. As the world becomes more accepting, so does the workforce. That doesn’t mean there isn’t discrimination, though—and …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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5 Ways Transgender and Gender-Nonbinary Individuals Can Convey Their Pronouns of Choice at Work

It’s becoming increasingly accepted that gender is a nonbinary spectrum, which means we’re not all relegated to just “male” or “female.” Meanwhile, more and more people are choosing to identify with non-traditional pronouns, gender-neutral pronouns, multiple pronouns, or no pronouns …

By AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Job Searching While LGBTQ: How to Find a Truly Inclusive Place to Work

“9% of LGBTQ employees have left a job because the environment was unwelcoming, according to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). In a Harvard survey of LGBTQ folks, 20% of respondents reported experiencing discrimination when applying for positions.

LGBTQ workplace discrimination …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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Interviewing While Non-Binary | Tips for Job Hunting with Confidence

Joeli Katz says…

“Interviewing for a job can be scary. Despite the preparation you’ve put in and the research you’ve done on the organization, when you walk (or Zoom) into the interview room, many unknowns still remain.

You don’t know …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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UMass and Local Trans Resources

Name changes, campus and local restroom guides, and articles on transgender topics.

Cultivating Inclusion in Isenberg

Originally recorded for Specialized Masters orientation in 2020. This video features a discussion around diversity, equity & inclusion for specialized …

The Stonewall Center – UMass Amherst

The mission of the Stonewall Center is to provide support, resources, programming, and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, …

Practical Advice for Transgender and Nonbinary Folks Navigating the Job Search (The Muse)

The job search can be stressful for anyone. You have to find a company you like offering a position you’re …

Transgender Job Bank

Whether you are a trans man, a trans woman, genderqueer, bigender, pangender, genderfluid, or agender, we believe that you should …

Out for Work

OUT for Work functions as a complimentary component in the total educational experience of LGBT students, primarily in the development, evaluation, …

Professional Organizations

Learn about and maybe even join a professional organization in your industry. Professional organizations sponsor conferences, publish articles and magazines, and sometimes
offer networking events relevant to your industry and special interests.