Career Opportunities for LGBTQIA+ Students

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 …

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How to Welcome Transgender and Nonbinary Applicants Into Your Organization | Part 1

Many of us know how important it is to build a diverse workforce within the social-impact sector; a staff made up of people with different identities and backgrounds ensures that a variety of perspectives are informing our decisions, helping us …

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The Most LGBTQ-Friendly Firm on Wall Street

It’s hard to believe that, last week, in 27 U.S. states, it was legal to fire employees solely based on their sexual orientation—if they they were gay, bisexual, or transgender. But now, following Monday's landmark Supreme Court ruling on LGBTQ …

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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 …

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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, …

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Featured Resources

Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index 2023-24

Click here to view the Human Right Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index 2023-24.

UMass and Local Trans Resources

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

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 …

Out for Work

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

Real-World Work Experience

Check out these 5-6 hour virtual work programs with Fortune 500 companies. These programs are free and can become part of your resume or even lead to a job interview!

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Gender in Negotiation

Taught by Carolyn Goerner
Have you wondered how gender identity might impact how you negotiate or how to make negotiations more neutral? In this…

Out and Proud: Approaching LGBT Issues in the Workplace

Taught by Careercake
Attracting and maintaining a diverse workforce offers a slew of benefits to organizations. It boosts innovation and problem-solving by providing…

Succeeding as an LGBT Professional

Taught by Dorie Clark
Even in places where discrimination is illegal, there are still nuances and complexities involved in being openly LGBT at work.…

Using Gender Inclusive Language

Taught by Lori Nishiura Mackenzie
Language shapes the way we understand ourselves, our world, and our relationships. The words we use can create a sense…

Becoming an Ally to All

Taught by Kenji Yoshino
All organizations face barriers to diversity and inclusion, such as implicit bias and stereotyping. One key solution to these challenges…

Uncovering Your Authentic Self at Work

Taught by Kenji Yoshino
Despite decades of diversity and inclusion efforts, people sometimes feel forced to choose between being included and being themselves. Join…

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Taught by Carolyn Goerner
Those who experience imposter syndrome often believe they are inferior to others or have faked their way into positions despite…

Fighting Gender Bias at Work

Taught by LeanIn.Org
Gender bias is holding women back in the workplace. Whether deliberate or unconscious, bias makes it harder for women to…

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.

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