Career Services Center - St. Cloud State University

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Resources for People of Color

  • Colorbars Network - Professional networking group for people of color in media, entertainment, and communication. Organization offers mentoring program and job database. Registration is required.
  • Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology - Contains resources and publications targeting engineering and IT professionals from diverse and minority backgrounds that link to careers with sponsoring employers.
  • DiversityEmployers.com - A career and self development web site targeted to recent college graduates as well as more experienced job seekers and professionals who seek information on careers, job opportunities, graduate or professional school, internships or co-ops, study abroad programs, and other employment and career advancement opportunities.  It features free, practical feature content, expert advice, employer information resources, and other tools for identifying and applying for jobs with employers who are interested in recruiting a diverse workforce. A digital copy of their most recent issue can be found here.
  • DiversityInc.com Career Center - Find jobs in Minnesota through one of the leading diversity career centers. Post your job or resume. Must be registered first.
  • DiversityWorking.com - Web site has an expansive job database for promoting diversity in the workplace. Can either use "search for jobs" tab or "community channels" to browse jobs. Also has international job database as well.
  • Equal Opportunity Publications, Inc.
  • Equality Magazine Publishing - This organization publishes four magazines free to the public: The Black Perspective, Women in Business, Hispanic Today and Veterans Enterprise. Web site and magazine article links to employers' job announcement page.
  • IMDiversity.com - Useful resources organized in "villages" where each village focuses on a minority group that provides extensive resources.
  • INSIGHT Into Diversity - Magazine and articles.
  • Internships, INROADS - Organization started in 1970 to help ethnically diverse candidates to gain entry into the corporate business world. Program provides internship opportunities with its established corporate clients to college students.
  • MECA - Midwest Educators of Color Association
  • MinorityJob.net - This site combines job listing and career information with news and information on civil rights, including immigration, education, government, and historical information. You can review the job listings but cannot apply for the jobs unless you register for a free account, which includes adding your resume to their database.
  • Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) - The federal agency that monitors employers' affirmative action plans.
  • PharmaDiversity Job board - Web site has an extensive job database for diverse students going into the pharmaceutical industry. Job search is free without registration but resume posting requires users to be registered.
  • Workplace Diversity.com - Job search engine.

African American

  • National Association of Black Accountants
  • National Black M.B.A. Association - "A business organization which leads in the creation of economic and intellectual wealth for the African-American community." Registration is required to access the free job and resume service.
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • The Black Collegian - The print publication for college students and professionals of color has set up an extensive information resource online. Job resources, resume information, career guidance, and all kinds of other great articles and resources for everyone. The latest issue of the Diversity Employers magazine can be found here.
  • The Black E.O.E. Journal - Organization dedicated to helping African-Americans within corporate America. Web site offers leading African-American Business and Career magazine, conferences, career fairs, and a job database to students.
  • US Black - Organization's purpose is to showcase the African-American experience in the U.S. through its extensive resources linking to web pages and blogs from the African-American community. Job board is through Careerbuilder.com.
  • Asians

  • Asian Pacific Americans Network
  • GOLDSEA - Organization is dedicated to the advancement of Asian American professionals. Web site has excellent articles on professional development, Asian American news, Asian American culture and media, and a career area. To get to the job database, click on "career center" link on the left hand side and then click on "Jobs at Asian Friendly Employers" on the left middle side.
  • National Association of Asian American Professionals - A professional development group aimed at advancing careers for Asian Americans through networking tools and resources. Organization offers scholarships, career fairs, networking conventions, webinars, and a job database.
  • Network of Indian Professionals Los Angeles and OC - Web site is dedicated to developing and furthering the careers of south Asians through networking events ranging from professional development series, cultural awareness, community service, and socials. Job board is powered by jobing.com with mainly positions located in California.
  • Hispanic

  • HACE: The Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement - Allows job seekers to sign up for a free profile, upload resume, e-newsletters, and attend regional career conferences and Latino Recruitment Series. Offers mentoring programs, leadership development, career guidance, professional development workshops, and scholarships.
  • iHispano.com - Organization is dedicated to helping Latino job seekers with their interviews, resume and networking skills by offering a free Latino professional network and career toolkits. Users can view a list of employers that are hiring and view an extensive job and resume database free of charge.
  • LatPro - Jobs for people who speak Spanish or are bilingual.
  • National Society of Hispanic M.B.A.'s
  • Society for Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers - The "leading social-technical organization whose primary function is to enhance and achieve the potential of Hispanics in engineering, math and science. SHPE promotes the development of Hispanics in engineering, science and other technical professions to achieve educational excellence, economic opportunity and social equity."
  • Society of Latino Engineers & Scientists
  • Indigenous, Native Populations, and American Indians

  • American Indian Science & Engineering Society - Dedicated to the "building of community by bridging science and technology with traditional Native values." It helps American Indian and Native Alaskan students prepare for careers in science, technology, engineering, and business. The web site includes a Career Center with a resume database for members and a job board that is open to the public.
  • Native American SUNY: Western Consortium - Organization was created to address higher education needs of Native American students and communities. Web site offers two useful features that link to internships and fellowships for students through other institutions and a financial aid directory for public and private education funding for members of the Six Nations: Seneca, Cayuga, Tuscarora, Onondaga, Oneida and Mohawk.
  • The Tribal Employment Newsletter - A recruitment tool for employers who want to increase their efforts to hire diverse populations. For the job seeker it is easy to access job announcements, as well as other resources.
  • Tribal Colleges - American Indian Higher Education Consortium
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