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+

Who’s Hiring? 9 Orgs Supporting People with Disabilities

Illustration by Marian Blair

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1990, prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities in all areas of public life. While this landmark piece of legislation initiated significant steps to make the country more …

By Jaxx Artz - Idealist Careers
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Should you tell a potential employer that you’re LGBTQ+?

When it comes to being part of the LGBTQ+ community, openness is an extremely personal choice. This goes for not just your personal life, but your professional life as well. It’s understandable to be nervous and unsure about disclosing your …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
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How to Create a Safe Space for Transgender Coworkers

A safe space is an environment where people feel secure that they won’t be discriminated against, harassed, or otherwise harmed emotionally or physically. Ideally, every place should be a safe space for everyone. But unfortunately, for members of marginalized groups, …

By Stephan Maldonado - Firsthand
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Strategies for post-graduation success for diverse students

Navigating life post-graduation can be filled with ups and downs. For first-generation students, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ job seekers, it’s important to know what resources are available to help you succeed as you go through adulthood. The following five strategies can …

By Shelby Konkel - College Recruiter
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5 Companies with Great LGBTQ Resource Groups

In recent times, many companies have begun establishing their own, employee-run resource groups. These resource groups provide support for employees of various backgrounds, while allowing individuals to come together under common values and interests. Employee resource groups (ERGs) often offer …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
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Featured Resources

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, …

Isenberg Student Clubs

Find a club that is related to your industry, can help with your professional development, or simply connects you with other Isenberg students.

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.