Career Opportunities for LGBTQIA+ Students

Transitioning in the Workplace: A Guide for Trans Employees

Use this guide if you identify as transgender or if you want to support your employees and coworkers who are transitioning.

Read the full article from Human Rights Campaign.

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect] Customer Success Manager
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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 College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Decoding Imposter Syndrome: Safeguarding Your Professional Triumph

Navigating the ebb and flow of confidence is a common journey for both you and your colleagues. Periods of self-doubt can occasionally morph into questioning your own achievements, leading to a phenomenon known as “imposter syndrome.” This transient state, though …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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How LGBTQ Authenticity Can Foster Career Success

Dorie Clark, a professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, offers advice for LGBTQ professionals and their HR teams.

Read the full article here.

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Executive Director, Undergraduate Employer Relations & Operations
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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 …

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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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Office of Career Success
Chase Career Center, Suite N207
Isenberg School of Management
UMass Amherst
121 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003

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