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Career Services Center - St. Cloud State University

Career Services Center - St. Cloud State University

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SCSU Career Center

Career Resources for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Communities

The St. Cloud State University Career Center and its staff celebrate and support all SCSU students and alumni. We provide resources and services to meet the career development and job search needs of SCSU’s diverse student and alumni populations.

To take full advantage of our services please make an appointment to meet with one of our career counselors at www.scsucareers.com.

EMPLOYER SEARCH

Lists of queer-supportive employers from the Advocate and Human Rights Campaign.

PROFESSION-SPECIFIC RESOURCES

JOB POSTING WEBSITES AND RESOURCES

  • Echelon Magazine - The Gay and Lesbian Business News Magazine offers business news and information targeted to the GLBT community. They also have an employment board.
  • Human Rights Campaign has a helpful tool called the Corporate Equality Index which rates companies on how equitable they are in treating their LGBT employees. Web site also offers an employer database for their non-discrimination policies and benefits.
  • Pride at Work - An organization that seeks full equality for LGBTQ Workers in our workplaces and unions. We work towards creating a Labor Movement that cherishes diversity, encourages openness, and ensures safety & dignity. We aim to educate the LGBTQ Community about the benefits of a union contract for LGBTQ working people, and to build support and solidarity for the union movement in the LGBTQ community.
  • ProGayJobs.com - An easy to use website designed to help gay/lesbian job seeker or consultant find the perfect position with a company committed to diversity in the workplace.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS

Here are some resources to help you understand your rights if you encounter discrimination in a job interview or in the workplace.

  • To learn what constitutes an illegal interview question and how to handle the situation, read Handling Improper Interview Questions.
  • If you experience discrimination once you are in a job, check out tips and information about employment discrimination.
  • Laws protecting you from discrimination:
    • Minnesota law prohibits discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations, public service, education, credit, and business based on sexual orientation, which is defined to include transgender individuals.
    • Although federal law does not protect employees from discrimination based on real or perceived gender identity or sexual orientation, many cities, counties, and states have protections. See the Human Rights Campaign’s map of state laws and policies.

WORKPLACE ISSUES

You may also visit the SCSU LGBT Resource Center or SCSU Career Center for more information and resources!