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You can now customize your career newsletter to receive career content that interests you, including upcoming events, jobs and internships, and helpful tips and blogs on a variety of career topics. Follow the steps below to set up your preferences …

By Alice Song
Alice Song Career Counselor
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5 Companies with Great LGBTQ Resource Groups

In recent times, many companies have begun establishing their own, employee-run resource groups. These resource groups provide support for employees of various backgrounds, while allowing individuals to come together under common values and interests. Employee resource groups (ERGs) often offer …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
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Know Your Rights: LGBTQ Rights at Work

Most adults spend roughly half their waking hours at work and are sometimes faced with employers who want to exert authority over their private lives. For LGBTQ individuals, these encroachments on their basic rights occur all too often. Below are …

By Kiersten Borkert
Kiersten Borkert Career Counselor
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Coming Out at Work

Coming out at work can seem like a challenge, but it may also relieve the daily stress of hiding who you are. In 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in Bostock v. Clayton County that makes it …

By Kiersten Borkert
Kiersten Borkert Career Counselor
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Tips for Managing Gender Transition in the Workplace

Illustration by Marian Blair

No matter what aspect of your life you consider, the journey of gender transition can be nerve wracking, and one arena where you may feel even more trepidation about how to proceed is in the workplace. …

By Mateo Sánchez Morales - Idealist Careers
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BIPOC Scholarship from Point Foundation Opening April 1st

The BIPOC Scholarship from Point Foundation provides financial, coaching and community support to Members of Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities. Generations of racism and an education system born from discriminatory policies have made clear that BIPOC students …

By Maeghan Myers
Maeghan Myers Graduate Student Assistant
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The most LGBTQ+ friendly industries, and what that means for job seeking

Thankfully, there are many industries that have been found in recent years to be inclusive and welcoming towards members of the LGBTQ+ communities. As the world becomes more accepting, so does the workforce. That doesn’t mean there isn’t discrimination, though—and …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
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Learn How ID125:Strategic Career Planning Helped Madison Costigan

In the February 7, 2022 edition of Arcadia News, student Madison Costigan wrote of their experience in Professor Cynthia Nichols’ Strategic Career Planning course. Professor Nichols is also the Associate Director of Career Education and brings invaluable knowledge and expertise …

By Maeghan Myers
Maeghan Myers Graduate Student Assistant
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How to Find Organizations Committed to DEI Values

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Most social impact organizations today express a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

The National Council of Nonprofits encourages organizations to not only articulate their values, but to be guided by them and to integrate them …

By Idealist - Idealist Careers
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Should you tell a potential employer that you’re LGBTQ+?

When it comes to being part of the LGBTQ+ community, openness is an extremely personal choice. This goes for not just your personal life, but your professional life as well. It’s understandable to be nervous and unsure about disclosing your …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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12 Types of Workplace Discrimination | An Employee Guide

In 2017, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports that over 80,000 workplace discrimination charges were filed, resulting in a staggering $400 million in compensation for victims. The Commission defines and prohibits 12 types of discrimination that affect any …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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