Affinity Group Resources

This page contains links to programs and organizations that offer additional career planning resources to Affinity Groups.

Current College Programs

Specific Populations and Affinity Groups

  • Students of Color

    INROADS develops and places talented minority youth in business and industry and prepares them for corporate and community leadership.

    Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) provides superior educational and career programs for young people from underserved and underrepresented communities to maximize their opportunities for college and career success.

    Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) partnering with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) equips African Americans, Latinos and Native Americans with the skills, coaching and connections they need to lead organizations and communities worldwide.

    Diversity Employers was conceived by The Black Collegian Magazine, which has provided African-American college students with valuable information on career and job opportunities since 1970.

    The Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE) is a national non-profit dedicated to the employment, development, and advancement of current and aspiring Latino professionals.

    Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) offer the Hispanic National Internship Program (HNIP). Their mantra is “Opening Doors of Opportunity, Abriendo Puertas de Oportunidad” because they believe that HNIP can be the formative experience by which an individual can grow both personally and professionally. Federal agencies and corporations partner with them because HNIP recruits some of the brightest and most talented students from across the country.

    SALUDOS.com specializes in joining the Hispanic bilingual professional with companies looking for diversity in the workplace.

    The National Association of Asian American Professionals is a non-profit organization that cultivates and empowers Asian & Pacific Islander leaders through professional development, community service, and networking.

    IMDiversity is a job site that features employers who specialize in diversity opportunities.

    The Native American Journalists Association serves and empowers Native journalists through programs and actions designed to enrich journalism and promote Native cultures.

    Summer Activist Training (SAT) seeks to train and prepare Asian American and Pacific Islander (API) organizers to join progressive and left movements.

    100 Black Men of America – Mentoring youth on topics such as education, health and wellness, economic empowerment and leadership development is the core service of the largest network of African American male mentors in the nation. They influence and transform the lives of underrepresented and disenfranchised youth, with a focus on African American youth.

  • LGBTQ Populations

    Out For Undergrads (O4U) – Find out about Out 4 Undergrad conferences and recruiting opportunities for business, technology, engineering or marketing majors. Each year, O4UB brings some of the most talented LGBTQ+ undergrads from across the country to Goldman Sachs in New York for one weekend to inspire, educate, and provide an introduction to some of the largest financial services, consulting, and professional services firms in the world. It is one of the largest LGBTQIA+ recruiting events.

    Out for Work (OFW) functions as a complimentary component in the total educational experience of LGBT students, primarily in the development, evaluation, initiation, and implementation of career plans and opportunities. OFW’s programs, resources, and services provide assistance to students in the cultivation and enhancement of skills to explore career options, master job search techniques and strategies, and research employment opportunities.

    The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

    ProGayJobs assists the LGBTQ workforce in finding satisfying, enriching jobs with companies that offer: freedom from discrimination and harassment because of their sexual orientation and/or gender, equal benefits for the partners of LGBTQ employees as compared to those offered to the spouses of married employees, and equal opportunity for advancement and career development.

    Recently, members of the NACE Community shared a list of resources that they find helpful and valuable in working with LGBT college students, job candidates, and employees.

     

  • Veterans

    Military.com – Employment website that curates jobs for veterans.

    Hire A Hero (www.hireahero.org) is the premier online job board for those who have served our country and has helped thousands of veterans and their family members connect to employers who value their service, work ethic and loyalty to our country.

    Student Veterans’ of America (SVA) jobs portal, is a one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. They have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide this information..

    USA Jobs

  • First-Generation and Low-Income Students

    I’m First! believes the opportunity for college exists for students who do not have a family history of higher education. I’m First! is an online community providing first-generation college students—and those who advise them—with inspiration, information, and support on the road to and through college.

    National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) – Information to help First Generation students succeed in their career development.

    Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) is a federal grant program funding nonprofit organizations that address the economic needs of low-income individuals and families through the creation of sustainable business development and employment opportunities.

    MLT Ascend, a college success and career readiness program in which MLT alumni – our Rising Leaders – volunteer to coach first-generation, low-income college students.