Career Resources for LGBTQIA+ Students

We recognize that LGBTQIA+ students may have additional considerations as they navigate their careers. We hope the following resources will offer a starting point for answering questions such as coming or being out in the workplace, evaluating workplaces’ culture and policies and building a supportive career network. For further assistance, schedule an appointment with one of our career and internship consultants.

  • Corporate Equality Index: Published by the Human Rights Campaign, this index "provides a simple way to evaluate whether America's biggest employers are treating their gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and consumers equitably." 
  • GLAAD: As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change.
  • Human Rights Campaign: Source of information on workplace and corporate attitudes and policies surrounding sexual orientation. Includes links to information about employee groups, organizations and companies offering domestic partnership benefits, and legal and discrimination policies. 
  • Lambda Legal:  Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. 
  • Learn How to Become: Resources and expert advice for LGBTQ college students. 
  • National Center for Transgender Equality: This resource outlines the rights and procedures transgender employees have to address discrimination.
  • LGBTConnect: A web-based community that includes resources and tools to help members of the LGBT community connect with employers across multiple career fields. A division of
  • Out for Undergrad: Conferences for LGBTQ students in interested in the fields of Business, Technology, Engineering, and Marketing.
  • Out Professional Network:  Pairs members with employers who are serious about building a diverse workforce to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse customer base. Employers who post on this site are specifically seeking to hire aspiring LGBT employees.
  • Premier job board for anyone in the LGBT community seeking employment.
  • Vault Career Intelligence: Vault contains numerous guides, articles, and lists including Best Accounting Firms, Banking Firms, and Law Firms for LGBT Individuals, Best Internships for LGBT Individuals, and Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

This list is by no means exhaustive, and if you are aware of a resource that we’ve not included but should, please contact us.