Career Opportunities for LGBTQIA+ Students

Trevor Burgess, first openly gay CEO of public bank: ‘Success is the best revenge’

Read the story of Trevor Burgess and his path through entrepreneurship as a gay man. Trevor shares his story, the good stuff and the tough stuff, as well as his advice for other entrepreneurs!

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Content Maven Media: Building Strong Relationships

Read the story of Kristy Ramsey, who started her media-services business during the pandemic and whose goal is to make her company “a household name as an LGBT and minority-owned media business.”

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Celebrating Vault’s Top-Ranked Firms for LGBTQ+ Equity: Armanino, Bain, McKinsey, and Schellman

In honor of Pride Month, we're highlighting some of our top-ranked employers for LGBTQ+ equity: Armanino, Bain & Company, McKinsey & Company, and Schellman. These employers are those that professionals rated the highest when it comes to recruiting, mentoring, supporting, …

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This New Court Ruling Is a Game Changer for LGBT Employees

It’s hard to believe that, under federal law, it’s not explicitly illegal to discriminate against employees based on their sexual orientation. However, yesterday, in Chicago, a federal court of appeals ruling went a long way toward outlawing sexual orientation-based discrimination.

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A Historic Year: 686 Employers Earn Perfect Scores in HRC’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index

2019 was a historic year for LGBTQ inclusion in the workplace, according to the findings of the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). At the World Economic Forum in Davos on January 21, HRC president Alphonso David …

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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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Tuesday 8:30am-4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30am-4:30 pm
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