LGBTQ job search and career resources
Since 2011, OUT for Work.org has recognized Career Services with its certification based on our resources for LGBTQ students. The 2013 Silver-level award recognized the fall LGBTQ Networking Dinner.
In March 2014 we received the Gold-level award.
Books in Career Services Career Resource Library
- Includes topics on LGBTQ issues in the job search and workplace.
- You may search books by keyword, title or category (tag).
Online resources [alpha list]:
Rights Campaign (HRC.org)
Working for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equal rights.
In "Issues" find WORKPLACE.
In "Resources" find Corporate Equality Index [CEI]: in-depth analysis and rating of large U.S. employers and their policies and practices pertinent to LGBT employees.
- Insight into Diversity.com
Connecting diverse professionals to diverse careers.
Job postings in variety of categories; view employers alpha.
- National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals,
Inc. = NOGLSTP
Non-profit organization that educates and advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students and professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
- oSTEM + Out in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Hosts, with NOGLSTP, an annual conference; 2014 event is Nov. 7-9 in Atlanta.
National society dedicated to educating and fostering leadership for LGBTQA communities in the STEM fields.
Began as a single chapter in 2005; the national society has been built by students, for students.
Schools with Chapters includes VT chapter established fall 2012.
- Out for Undergraduate.org [O4U]
Hosts conferences and other events for undergraduate LGBT students.
- OUT for Work.org
Comprehensive resources for LGBTQA students, including:
H.O.T. List: Hiring Out Talent; features LGBTQ-friendly employing organizations.
Internship and job board dedicated to LGBTQA college students.
Annual National LBGTQA College Student Career Conference.
2014 is the 10th annual event: Sept. 26-28, 2014.
VT students eligible for discounted registration fee due to our OUT for Work.org certification.
VT students only may e-mail Mr. John Gray Williams, VT Career Services for the discount code.
OUT for Work.org Career Resource Library available to the Virginia Tech community:
- Pipeline Project.org
Websites with jobs, internships, career info:
Hokies4Hire & On-Campus Interviewing:
job postings & interview opps just for VT students
About listed sites:
Our first list of LGBTQ resources was compiled by one of our undergrad interns in the early 2000s. This list is continually updated.
Career Services does not own or maintain the websites linked on this page, and we have no control over their content. We provide links as a service to Virginia Tech students.
Career Services does not endorse any product for sale by any vendor whose website is listed.
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