When approaching your career path or job search, it's important to recognize the resources and networks you have to support you. Additionally, knowing what unique perspectives you bring based on your identity and personal background can be helpful to share with potential employers. Below are professional communities, mentors, and web resources that can assist you. Career Services can coach you in how to approach these conversations, what questions to ask, and how to make a strong impression.
Consider connecting with multicultural professionals or others who work in your career area to get career advice and mentorship.
Connect with Employers:
· Many employers who have a commitment to diversity will recruit at job fairs for specific affinity populations. Here are a few examples:
How do I know if an employer is committed to diversity?
While it may be difficult to determine how truly supportive an employer is, you can explore their website for key indicators of their commitment or ask specific questions of an employer. Here are some ways to research:
Career Resources for Multicultural Students