Identity Based Career Resources

Business Career Services is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that supports the career needs of all Gies students.

The curated list of resources below is intended to support our students’ ability to bring their whole self to work through an appreciation that embracing what makes us diverse promotes innovation, understanding, and overall success in the workplace. This list includes several categories aimed at students interested in issues of equity and inclusive excellence within the workplace. This list, while extensive, is not complete. We invite our students to contact us to provide any resources you believe are missing or would like to see featured.



LBGTQ+

As a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+) or questioning person entering into the workforce, you may have some questions and concerns about how to approach various aspects of your career development.

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First Generation

As a first-generation college student, you have many unique strengths, qualities and skills that will help you on your career journey and move you towards career success!

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Students of Color

We know that cultural identity is an important consideration for many students of color when it comes to their career journey.

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Neurodiverse Students and Students with Differering Ability Levels

As a student with a disability, we know you may have specific questions as it relates to your job search such as when to disclose a disability, how to identify inclusive employers, and/or how to request accommodations in a job interview or in the workplace.

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Veterans

As a veteran student, you have unique professional experiences from your military background that can require specialized guidance as you pursue your professional goals.

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Women Identifying Students

Those who identify as women face unique issues in the world of work. This can include caregiver leave, pay equity, harassment, overcoming social norms and more.

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Industry Specific Resources for Diverse Students

Employers regularly emphasize their interest and commitment to recruiting students from diverse backgrounds.

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International Students

As an international student, you may have unique concerns or questions about how to successfully prepare for job searching in the United States (U.S.).

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DACA and Undocumented Students

DACA and Undocumented students face a special set of challenges in their career journeys.

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