Students of Color

Exploring an element of your identity as it relates to your unique career development journey is important. You might be here seeking supportive groups and resources to help you navigate through the reflective or actionable stages of transitioning to life after SU.  We have curated sample resources here, including the story below.

PERSONAL STORY

www.seattletimes.com/pacific-nw-magazine/women-of-color-in-the-workplace/

Here are local, national, and/or global links with brief descriptions on how and why you might be able to utilize them. Please keep in mind that these links are simply a sampling of potential resources.

 

LOCAL: Seattle Chapter of The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP)

capaa.wa.gov/directorycpt/national-association-of-asian-american-professionals-seattle/ 

NAAAP is a non-profit professional organization that promotes the career advancement and leadership development of Asian American professionals in all fields through networking, respecting Asian multiculturalism, and supporting diversity and community service.

 

NATIONAL: The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

pocc.nais.org/ 

They host an annual People of Color Conference. This is a development opportunity for people interested in pursuing a career in independent education.

 

GLOBAL: The Executive Leadership Council (ELC)

www.elcinfo.com/ 

This is a membership-based organization that is ready to welcome future black leaders as they make significant contributions to the world of business. See if an organization like this interest you. 

 

Whether you’re an undergraduate student, graduate student, or alumni within one year of graduation, the Career Engagement Office invites you to come in for an individual appointment to help expand and/or refine your exploration.

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