Father Fitzgibbons and students

The Center for Career and Professional Development is committed to providing services to people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.  The following links are designed to provide resources and additional information to assist in your job search and career preparation.  All of the information provided is NOT an exhaustive list so please feel free to contact us with any additional recommendations you find valuable. 

LGBTQ+

General Information

GLBT  Community Center of Colorado (The Center) – providing access to programs and resources to engage, empower, and advance the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer community of Colorado    

Human Rights Campaign (HRC): Corporate Equality Index – benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees, find companies with inclusive practices

Lambda Legal – oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of civil rights for LGBTQ+ people

National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE): Know Your Rights  – nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization dedicated to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education and advocacy on national issues

Job Search and Internships

LGBT Connect – search engine that includes resources and tools to help job seekers connect with employers across multiple career fields while providing the latest diversity information to succeed in career paths

NCTE Internship Program – accepts rolling applications for Fall, Spring and Summer internships for undergraduate, graduate and law students in NCTE’s policy, communications or development departments

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates – job search database with resource library that includes tools for LGBT students

Professional Associations

Denver Gay Professionals – 10+ years of networking opportunities for members in the Denver community and helping individuals create meaningful business connections

Out Professionals – nation’s leading LGBT non-profit network that hosts a variety of events, career workshops, panels, film screenings, and more

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

General Information

International Student and Scholar Services – Regis University campus resource for international students regarding OPT/CPT status

The Learning Commons – Regis University campus resource for free academic support including the Writing Center, Tutoring and Academic Success Workshops

Job Search and Internships

H1 Visa Jobs – database of organizations who have applied to H-1B Visas and additional resources including U.S. City Guides and International Country Guides

International Student – resources to help students pursue and investigate an international education

My Visa Jobs – lists of employers with past records of sponsorship activity searchable by industry and geographic criteria

RACIAL/ETHNIC IDENTITIES

General Information

Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusive Excellence – Regis University campus resource with information on campus led organizations and first generation programs

American Civil Liberties Union – organization working to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States

Diversity Inc. – resource bringing awareness, education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity, including the Top 50 companies for diversity

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Prohibited Employment Policies/Practices – resources for knowing best practices and policies in the workplace

Job Search and Internships

HACU National Internship Program – Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) partners with national leading corporations to assist them in hiring best talent from HACU member colleges and universities  

IMDiversity – job board where careers, opportunities and diversity connect

SANCNAS Job Board – search a variety of STEM opportunities in government, higher education, industry and non-profit organizations

Professional Associations

Black Career Women’s Network – national network fostering the professional development of African-American Women  

National Association of Asian American Professionals – a leadership organization designed to empower and cultivate Asian and Pacific Islander leaders towards career advancements and professional development opportunities

National Society of Black Engineers – organization dedicated to widening the scope of engineering talent from Black communities around the world

Network of Arab-American Professionals (NAAP) – organization of Arab-American Professionals promoting opportunities for building networks in the community

Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SANCNAS) – a group that fosters success of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in STEM

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

General Information

Student Disability Services – Regis University campus resource to coordinate accommodations for students with disabilities

ADA Guide for Seeking Employment – frequently asked questions about ADA law and

CAP (Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program) – provides assistive technology and accommodations to support individuals with disabilities and service members in accessing information and communication technology

Job Accommodations Network (JAN) – free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues

Office of Disability Employment Policy – U.S. federal government website for information on disability programs and services across the nation

Job Search and Internships

AbilityLinks – leading search engine for job seekers with disabilities and inclusive employers

JobAccess – job board where candidates are evaluated solely on skills and experience

UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS

General Information

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) – national organization of immigration lawyers formed to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance professional development of members

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) – official information on DACA with access to all official DACA forms and instructions

United We Dream (UWD) – largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation with access to resources, articles, and webinars

Job Search and Internships

American Immigration Council – provides information about obtaining an ITIN (Individual Tax Identification Number), visa programs, and a variety of articles

Citizen Path – employment rights with DACA


VETERANS AND SERVICE MEMBERS

General Information

Military and Veteran Services – Regis University campus resource for military and veteran students and families

Department of Labor – Veterans’ Employment and Training Services – up to date information on hiring initiatives for returning veterans and resources to connect veterans to civilian jobs

U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) –  guide for veteran hiring policies, and administers entitlement to veterans’ preference

Job Search and Internships

G.I. Jobs – provides tools, guides and advice on how to prepare for the civilian workforce

Hiring Our Heroes – nationwide initiative to help veterans and military spouses find meaningful employment run by U.S. Chamber of Commerce

USA Jobs – federal job postings open for veterans and other job seekers looking to apply for a federal job

VA | Vets.gov – support in all stages of job search from returning to work with a service-connected disability, to getting more training for new job opportunities, to starting a business

VetJobs – leading job search tool for candidates with security clearances and access to job postings for spouses and dependents