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Career Development Programs: Career Development for Specialized Groups. Programs include ASPIRE, The Butterfly Project, Get Hired, Internship Success Program, Operation Vets, and ORBITS.

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Student Populations Resources

Career Exploration Resources 

Ascend: Ascend reaches 60,000 people with 40+ student chapters and 18 professional chapters located in both the United States and Canada around major business hubs and educational institutions. We offer robust professional development and career enhancement programs designed to cultivate Pan-Asian talent.  

Community Resources 

California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP): CAMP is a program that works to encourage NSF-declared underrepresented students in the STEM fields to successfully complete undergraduate science degrees and further pursue their studies at the graduate and professional level. The National Science Foundation considers an underrepresented minority in STEM as students with Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, and Non-Filipino-Pacific Islander ethnic backgrounds reported at UCR at the time of admission. 

Asian American Advertising Federation 
The Asian American Advertising Federation is made up of Asian-American advertising principals, media, advertisers and strategic partners. Its mission is to grow the Asian-American advertising and marketing industry, raise public awareness of the Asian-American community and further professionalism within the industry. 

The Asian American Architects and Engineers Association: AAAESC provides a platform for empowering professionals working in the built environment in personal and professional growth, business development and networking, and leadership in the Asian American community. 

Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) 
The Asian American Journalists Association is a nonprofit professional and educational organization with more than 2,300 members. AAJA serves Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders by encouraging young people to consider journalism as a career, developing managers in the media industry and promoting fair and accurate news coverage. 

Asian Women in Business 
Asian Women in Business is a not-for-profit membership organization created to assist Asian-American women in understanding their entrepreneurial potential. 

Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association 
The Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association is a national organization that aims to address issues important to Asian-American students studying medicine. 

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association 
The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association monitors legislative developments and judicial appointments, promotes Asian/Pacific American (APA) political leadership, advocates for equal opportunity in education and in the workplace, works to eliminate violence against APAs and builds coalitions on these issues and others within the legal profession and the community at-large. 

National Association of Asian American Professionals 
The National Association of Asian American Professionals is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization whose mission is to promote the personal and professional development of the Asian-American community. 

NetIP North America (Network of Indian Professionals): NetIP North America's mission is to serve as a voice for the South Asian Diaspora and to provide a vehicle for South Asian professionals to enhance the communities in which they work and live. Areas of focus for the organization include economic growth and security, cultural awareness and preservation, family needs and education and learning. 

The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE): The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) was founded in November 2007 to help Asian heritage scientific and engineering professionals achieve their full potential. Organizations existed for other affinity groups - The National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers – and there was a need for a similar organization where students representing all of the pan Asian cultures could connect and support each other. 

South Asian Bar Association of North America: The South Asian Bar Association of North America (SABA) seeks to strengthen the rapidly growing South Asian legal community with a recognized and trusted forum for professional growth and advancement, and promotes the civil rights and access to justice for the South Asian community. 

 

Career Exploration Resources 

Black Career Women’s Network (BCWN): BCWN is a national organization dedicated to fostering the professional development of African-American women by providing career tools, resources, and a strong network to help you strategically manage your career, navigate the workplace, and thrive professionally. https://bcwnetwork.com/ 

Jopwell: Jopwell is a career advancement platform for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals. We assist companies with their diversity recruitment, marketing, and retention efforts at scale. 

National Urban League Jobs Network: The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically under-served urban communities. They connect job seekers with employers who understand their mission and the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 

Community Resources 

California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP): CAMP is a program that works to encourage NSF-declared underrepresented students in the STEM fields to successfully complete undergraduate science degrees and further pursue their studies at the graduate and professional level. The National Science Foundation considers an underrepresented minority in STEM as students with Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, and Non-Filipino-Pacific Islander ethnic backgrounds reported at UCR at the time of admission. 

National Association of Black Social Workers: The National Association of Black Social Workers advocates for social change, justice, and human development of African people here in the United States and throughout the world. It advocates for social change, justice and human development of African people here in the United States and throughout the world.  Their affiliate chapters reflect seasoned practitioners and students of African ancestry who continue the struggle for justice and freedom. 

Organization of Black Designers (OBD): OBD is a national professional organization of interior, industrial, architectural, fashion and graphic designers dedicated to promoting the visibility, empowerment, education and interaction of its membership and the understanding and value that diverse design perspectives contribute to world culture and commerce. 

The Black Perspective Online: The Black Perspective Online aims to spread awareness of issues and opportunities concerning the African-American community through news and by connecting them with employers who foster affirmative action and equal opportunity as part of their corporate policies. 

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA): The National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. is dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for black accounting and finance professionals by providing leadership and technical training, as well as networking and career opportunities. 

National Black MBA Association, Inc. (NBMBAA): The mission of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) is to lead in the creation of educational, wealth building, and growth opportunities for those historically underrepresented throughout their careers as students, entrepreneurs and professionals. 

Blacks in Government (BIG): BIG has been a national response to the need for African Americans in public service to organize around issues of mutual concern and use their collective strength to confront workplace and community issues. 

National Bar Association (NBA): The National Bar Association is the nation’s oldest and largest national network of predominantly African-American attorneys and judges. It represents the interests of approximately 65,000 lawyers, judges, law professors, and law students. 

National Conference of Black Lawyers: The National Conference of Black Lawyers’ mission is to serve as the legal arm of the movement for Black Liberation, to protect human rights, to achieve self-determination of Africa and African Communities in the Diaspora and to work in coalition to assist in ending oppression of all peoples. 

National Black Nurses Association (NBNA): NBNA’s mission is to provide a forum for collective action by African American nurses to represent and provide a forum for black nurses to advocate for and implement strategies to ensure access to the highest quality of healthcare for persons of color. 

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE): NSBE supports and promotes the aspirations of collegiate and pre-collegiate students and technical professionals in engineering and technology. NSBE offers its members leadership training, professional development activities, mentoring, career placement services, community service opportunities and more. 

 

 

Career Exploration Resources 

Disclosing Disability from RIT: https://www.rit.edu/careerservices/students/job-search/disclosing-disability 

  • Rochester Institute of Technology has information regarding disclosing a disability at various stages of the application process. 

Our Ability: https://www.ourability.com/ 

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Job Accommodation Network: https://askjan.org/index.cfm 

  • The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace. 

Workforce Recruitment Program: https://www.wrp.gov/wrp 

  • The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private-sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to demonstrate their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs. 

Community Resources 

Lime Connect: https://www.limeconnect.com/ 

  • Lime Connect is a global not for profit 501(c)(3) organization that's rebranding disability through achievement.  We do that by attracting, preparing, and connecting high potential university students and professionals - including veterans - who happen to have all types of disabilities for scholarships, internships, The Lime Connect Fellowship Program, The Lime Connect Foundations Program and full time careers with our corporate partners - the world's leading corporations. 

UCR Student Disability Resource Center: https://sdrc.ucr.edu/ 

  • The Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC) has been dedicated to the mission of promoting an inclusive educational experience for UC Riverside students through the advocacy of equal access, disability and ability awareness, and empowerment. 

Career Exploration Resources 

Career One Stop: https://www.careeronestop.org/ExOffender/default.aspx?frd=true 

  • Has information on who hires individuals with a conviction, how to answer questions about their conviction, etc. 

Center for Employment Opportunities https://ceoworks.org/ 

  • Their mission is to “provide immediate, effective, and comprehensive employment services exclusively to individuals who have recently returned home from incarceration.” 

  • CEO Location in Riverside launched in January 2020 

 “Fair Chance Employer” filter on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/search/?f_LF=f_FCE 

  • Filters LinkedIn jobs for employers who follow the Fair Chance Initiative 

Fair Chance Initiative Information: https://bca.lacity.org/fair-chance 

  • Resource for individuals seeking jobs in LA (also applies to SF) who may have an offer rescinded after learning of criminal record 

HIRE Network: https://www.hirenetwork.org/ 

  • National Helping Individuals with criminal records Re-enter through Employment (H.I.R.E.) Network 

Jails to Jobs: https://jailstojobs.org/ 

  • A non-profit organization dedicated to equipping formerly incarcerated individuals with the tools and resources to find employment and successfully re-enter the workforce. 

  • Includes directories for free interview clothes and free or low-cost tattoo removal 

“Reentering Your Community” (2016) - Federal Bureau of Prisons: https://www.bop.gov/resources/pdfs/reentry_handbook_20170215.pdf 

  • A handbook with information and resources in specific areas where individuals may have questions related to their reentry and rebuilding. 

Community Resources 

Underground Scholars at UCR: https://diversity.ucr.edu/underground-scholars-initiative 

Career Exploration and Resources 

Foster Coalition: http://www.fostercoalition.com/companies-that-hire-foster-youth 

  • Compilation of internship and job search sites 

Pride Industries: https://prideindustries.org/services/youth-services/ 

  • Our Foster Youth Employment Services include coaching, mentoring, training, internships, and job placement training for former foster youth. The services are customized to your specific needs. If it’s advanced education or trade skills training you need, PRIDE’s foster youth coaches will connect you with community resources to assist you in reaching your goals. 

Community Resources 

John Burton Foundation: https://www.jbaforyouth.org/education/ 

  • Provides funding for various aspects of higher education (laptops, textbooks, etc.) 

UCR Office of Foster Youth Support Services: https://fosteryouth.ucr.edu/ 

Career Exploration and Resources 

Uniworld

  • A database of foreign companies with global operations (log in via Handshake)

Lockin China/GUCCU: https://chinaportal.guccu.org/ucr/index  

  • Job search portal for Chinese students 

Monster’s Global Job Site: https://www.monster.com/geo/siteselection/  

  • Gateway to many countries and their jobs 

MyVisaJobs.com: https://www.myvisajobs.com/  

  • MyVisaJobs.com, founded by immigrants in 2006, is an information portal and online community for visa job hunters around the world. 

Naukri: https://www.naukri.com/  

  • Indian Job search portal 

National Career Development Association's Guide for International Students

  • Created by the International Student Services Committee to provide resources for international students

Vault: https://www.vault.com/blogs/international-students-careers  

  • blogs from area experts to share ideas and tips for students in job search process 

Community Information 
Career Exploration Resources 

Jopwell: Jopwell is a career advancement platform for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals. We assist companies with their diversity recruitment, marketing, and retention efforts at scale. 

National Society for Hispanic Professionals (NSHP): With 20,000+ members, the National Society for Hispanic Professionals is the top US networking association for Hispanic professionals. It is free to join, so connect with new people who share your interests and find out more about diversity job fairs happening in your area. 

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE): The Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement is a national non-profit dedicated to the employment, development, and advancement of current and aspiring Latino professionals. With a network of over 52,000 members across the country, HACE works with employers to remain competitive in an increasingly dynamic economy by helping them attract, develop, and retain Latino and diverse professionals. 

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers: SHPE is a national organization whose primary function is to cultivate the potential of the Hispanic community through technology, engineering, math, and science. SHPE fulfills their mission by increasing educational opportunities, promoting professional and personal growth, and reinforcing their reputation as a vital Hispanic organization. National organization - http://www.shpe.org/ 

Association of Latino Professionals for America: The Association of Latino Professional For America, ALPFA, is a student organization open to all majors and ethnic backgrounds. We are recognized nationally as an organization to empower and develop leaders in every sector of the economy. National organization -- https://www.alpfa.org/ 

Prospanica : Prospanica has hosted annual career and professional development conferences, connecting thousands of Hispanics to graduate programs, subject matter experts, corporations, and each other. Prospanica has given over $8 million in scholarships for graduate education. 

National Hispanic Insitute (NHI) : The National Hispanic Institute targets top Hispanics in high school and college and conducts creative leadership training to develop students’ self-marketing, networking, college planning and organizational development skills. 

 

Community Resources 

Latin Business Association (LBA): The LBA is committed to the success of its members, partners and supporters by providing high-quality events, innovative programs and services, and useful and tangible resources that enhance business growth. 

California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP): CAMP is a program that works to encourage NSF-declared underrepresented students in the STEM fields to successfully complete undergraduate science degrees and further pursue their studies at the graduate and professional level. The National Science Foundation considers an underrepresented minority in STEM as students with Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, and Non-Filipino-Pacific Islander ethnic backgrounds reported at UCR at the time of admission. 

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science:  
1. To further the work of, to improve the effectiveness of, and to enhance the public understanding of and appreciation for Chicanx, Latino, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other underrepresented minorities in science. 
2. To cooperate with other individuals, organizations, clubs, and other groups whose purposes include the achievement of public understanding for Chicanx, Latino, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other underrepresented minorities in the sciences. 
3. To promote student recruitment and retention of Chicanx, Latinx, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other underrepresented minorities in science at UC Riverside. 
4. To provide a forum for students from different science majors and science related majors to come together for academic, community service and social activities at UC Riverside. 

STEM Connections Club: The purpose of this organization is to foster the academic and social growth of community college transfer and Hispanic students within the STEM majors. Their intended impact is improving the retention and success of transfer students and build camaraderie amongst STEM majors. Their club, along with their advisor, will administer transfer transition workshops, and host peer socials events. 

Association of Graduate Students in Hispanic Studies: As graduate students in the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of California, Riverside, we recognize the need to form a cohesive association to address issues related to graduate students and to continue the growth and development of our department. We believe that all students have the right to participate in decisions that affect the conditions and quality of their education. This participation requires meaningful, active, and respectful discourse among students, as well as positive and productive interaction between students and faculty. As decisions reached by both students and faculty impact the nature of the learning environment, it is the intention of the Graduate Students of the Hispanic Studies Department at UCR to ensure that the rights and responsibilities of all persons involved in the learning environment are not abridged. The name of this organization shall be Association of Graduate Students in Hispanic Studies, hereafter referred to as the AGSHS, as it will appear throughout the constitution. 

Latino Medical Student Association: The purpose of LMSA is to unify and provide a voice to all Latino and underrepresented medical students, and to educate and sensitize the entire medical community to the specific needs and differences of Latino and underrepresented Inland Empire communities regarding health and human well-being. 

National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) : The mission of the National Hispanic Medical Association is to improve the health of Hispanics and other underserved populations. As a rapidly growing national resource based in the nation’s capital, NHMA provides policymakers and health care providers with expert information and support in strengthening health service delivery to Hispanic communities across the nation. This organization represents 36,000 licensed Hispanic physicians in the United States. 

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) : The mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute is to develop the next generation of Hispanic leaders. Its vision is an educated and civically active Hispanic community that participates at the local, state and federal policy decision-making levels. CHCI seeks to accomplish its mission by offering educational and leadership development programs, services and activities that promote the growth of participants as effective professionals and strong leaders. In the spirit of building coalitions, CHCI seeks to establish partnerships with other Hispanic and non-Hispanic organizations. 

National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) : The National Association of Hispanic Journalists is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry. The association strives to organize and provide mutual support for Hispanics involved in the gathering or dissemination of news, encourage and support the study and practice of journalism and communications by Hispanics, foster and promote the fair treatment of Hispanics by the media, further the employment and career development of Hispanics in the media and foster a greater understanding of Hispanic media professionals’ special cultural identity, interests and concerns. 

Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) : The Hispanic National Bar Association is the incorporated, nonprofit, national association of Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors and law students committed to promoting the goals and objectives of the association. The HNBA has been the principal force behind the increased representation of Hispanics in all sectors of the legal profession, and has served as the legal voice for Hispanics for more than 20 years. 

Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) : The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) strives to ensure that participation of the Hispanic community in corporate America is commensurate with Hispanic purchasing power. Responsible corporations endeavor to include Hispanics in employment, procurement, philanthropy and corporate governance. 

Career Exploration and Resources 

College Scholarships for LGBT Students: http://www.collegescholarships.org/scholarships/lgbt-students.htm 

  • Source for scholarships, grants, and financial aid opportunities for LGBTQ+ college students. 

Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index: https://www.hrc.org/campaigns/corporate-equality-index 

  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees. 

LGBTQ Workplace Law & Diversity Blog: http://transworkplace.blogspot.com/ 

  • This blog is for those who are interested in issues of LGBTQ diversity and anti-discrimination. Posts discuss resources, news, and issues of importance for workplace professionals. 

NACE LGBT Resources: https://www.naceweb.org/job-market/special-populations/nace-community-lgbt-resources/ 

  • Members of the NACE Community shared a list of resources that they find helpful and valuable in working with LGBT college students, job candidates, and employees. 

Out for Undergrad: https://www.outforundergrad.org/ 

  • Provides 4 different conferences per year to help students from the LGBTQ community thrive. (Engineering, Tech, Business, & Marketing) 

Trans Employment Program (SF/Bay Area): http://transemploymentprogram.org/about/ 

  • Launched in 2007 as TEEI (Transgender Economic Empowerment Initiative), the Trans Employment Program is the first city-funded program to help transgender and GNC people get back to work and address the economic barriers facing the community. Since the program started, it has connected community members with thousands of jobs in diverse, equal, and rewarding workplaces. 

Transgender Job Bank – Employment Resources for the LGBTQ Community: https://tjobbank.com/about/ 

  • Materializes their beliefs by aggregating the LGBT friendly job postings of progressive employers into a one stop shop for our visitors. 

Workplace Gender Transition Guidelines: https://www.hrc.org/resources/workplace-gender-transition-guidelines 

  • Highlights guidelines for a business that includes "gender identity" in its non-discrimination policy should be prepared to manage a gender transition 
     

Community Information 

Center Link: https://www.lgbtcenters.org/ 

  • Founded with the mission to build sustainable LGBTQ community centers, this organization now has over 200 locations in 46 states and five countries. Aside from strengthening local LGBTQ communities, the organization also provides networking, technical assistance and training, and capacity building services. 

LGBTQ+ Center of Riverside County: https://www.rivcocenter.org/ 

  • Purpose: To guide and support the local LGBTQ+ community and its allies. To help them become who they aspire to be. To achieve their goals with courage and pride. To form friendships and connections with members of the community through different programs that will inspire them to be the best they can be. To be free. To love all and be loved by all. 

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates: https://outandequal.org/ 

  • Out & Equal is the premier organization working exclusively on LGBTQ workplace equality. Through our worldwide programs, Fortune 500 partnerships and our annual Workplace Summit conference, we help LGBTQ people thrive and support organizations creating a culture of belonging for all. 

Out Professionals: https://www.outprofessionals.org/ 

  • Non-profit networking site for LGBTQ+ professionals to assist with social, professional, and educational networking needs. 

UCR LGBTQ Resources https://out.ucr.edu  

Career Exploration Resources 

Jopwell: Jopwell is a career advancement platform for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals. We assist companies with their diversity recruitment, marketing, and retention efforts at scale. 


Community Resources 

California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP): CAMP is a program that works to encourage NSF-declared underrepresented students in the STEM fields to successfully complete undergraduate science degrees and further pursue their studies at the graduate and professional level. The National Science Foundation considers an underrepresented minority in STEM as students with Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, and Non-Filipino-Pacific Islander ethnic backgrounds reported at UCR at the time of admission. 

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science:  
1. To further the work of, to improve the effectiveness of, and to enhance the public understanding of and appreciation for Chicanx, Latino, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other underrepresented minorities in science. 
2. To cooperate with other individuals, organizations, clubs, and other groups whose purposes include the achievement of public understanding for Chicanx, Latino, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other underrepresented minorities in the sciences. 
3. To promote student recruitment and retention of Chicanx, Latinx, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other underrepresented minorities in science at UC Riverside. 
4. To provide a forum for students from different science majors and science related majors to come together for academic, community service and social activities at UC Riverside. 

Graduate American Indian Alliance: The Graduate American Indian Alliance has been formed as a platform for UCR’s Native American/American Indian/Indigenous graduate students to support each other’s work around Native American Community-Based Research, Indigenous Student Mentorship and Professionalization, Native Sovereignty Activism, and Cultural-Ecological Stewardship. 

American Indigenous Business Leaders (AIBL): American Indigenous Business Leaders is a nonprofit organization designed to support and promote the education and development of future Native American leaders, while maintaining and incorporating cultural values. 

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES): Founded in 1977, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a national, nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers. AISES has awarded over $11 million in academic scholarships to American Indian STEM students. 

National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association (NANAINA): The National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association’s mission is to promote a continuum of health among Native Americans; to serve the professional needs of Native American nurses; to cooperate with other professional associations, health care organizations and governmental entities in matters affecting the purposes of NANAINA; and to recommend culturally appropriate health-service delivery solutions where barriers to Native American consumers exist. 

Native American Journalists Association: The Native American Journalists Association serves and empowers Native American journalists through programs and actions designed to enrich journalism and promote Native cultures. 

National Native American Bar Association (NNABA): The National Native American Bar Association serves as the national association for Native American attorneys, judges, law professors and law students. Founded in 1973 as the American Indian Lawyers Association, NNABA works to promote issues important to the Native American community and works to improve professional opportunities for Native American lawyers. 

Women Empowering Women for Indigenous Nations: Women Empowering Women for Indigenous Nations (WEWIN) exists to provide Native women with the knowledge, support, and resources necessary to achieve success in their personal and professional lives. The WEWIN Annual Conference is an opportunity for Native women to engage in professional renewal, inspire others and network. 

Career Exploration and Resources 

Career One Stop for Veterans https://www.careeronestop.org/Veterans/default.aspx 

Translating military experience 

O’Net Online CrossWalk https://www.onetonline.org/crosswalk/MOC/ 

Veteran Jobs Mission: https://www.veteranjobsmission.com/ 

  • Our mission is to address the most pressing needs of veterans in finding and keeping jobs. 

HIRE Vets Medallion Program: https://www.hirevets.gov/ 

  • US Department of Labor’s program that awards employers who are committed to hiring veterans. You can view the list of awardees by geographic location. 

Military Friendly: https://www.militaryfriendly.com/ 

  • List of the top 100 veteran-friendly employers, compiled by Victory Media and updated annually. 

Community Resources 

UCR Veterans Resource Center: https://veterans.ucr.edu/ 

Career Exploration and Resources 

Immigrants Rising: https://immigrantsrising.org/ 

  • Mission: "We empower undocumented young people to achieve educational and career goals through personal, institutional and policy transformation." 

Income and Career Options for Undocumented Students: How Colleges Can Help: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8XqnQZjarw 

  • Undocumented people without DACA or TPS can have a career and earn a living. This webinar is designed specifically for campus staff and faculty who want to understand and explore the career, income and funding options open to undocumented students and alumni who may not have work authorization. 

Teach for America for DACA Students: https://www.teachforamerica.org/how-to-join/eligibility/daca 

My Undocumented Life: Scholarships for Undocumented Students: https://mydocumentedlife.org/2016/09/12/scholarships-open-to-undocumented-students/ 

  • Features up to date scholarships for undocumented students and deadlines to apply 

PhD Dreamers: https://www.phdreamers.org/ 

  • Informally co-founded by three undocumented youth in the San Francisco Bay Area, Pre-Health Dreamers was formed out of the need for answers in their personal pursuits of higher education at the graduate and medical levels. Angel, Denisse, and New have paved their own paths throughout college and have leveraged each person’s expertise in skillful advocacy, networking, and community-building to build a community, resource, and forum. The varied but unique backgrounds and perspectives of each individual contribute to the ambitious mission of Pre-Health Dreamers. 

Community Information 

My Undocumented Life: The UndocuUndergrads National Network: https://mydocumentedlife.org/2016/09/22/join-the-undocuundergrads-national-network/ 

  • Our mission at My Undocumented Life is to provide up-to-date information and resources to undocumented students, their families, and allies (including educators, counselors, and administrators). We post scholarship opportunities that are open to undocumented students, strategies for navigating the educational system while undocumented, information on how to apply for DACA, key upcoming immigration-related events, news on immigration policies, and much more. Most importantly, we want to provide a sense of community to our diverse group of readers. 

Nakasec: https://nakasec.org/ 

  • As Asian Americans are the fastest growing immigrant and people of color community in the nation, towards its mission and vision, NAKASEC has three major strategic priorities: 1) Expand Korean and Asian American grassroots and voting power 2) Develop and support a new generation of youth and immigrant leaders 3) Solidify as a robust and sustainable movement organization 

UndocuBlack Network: https://www.facebook.com/UndocuBlack/ 

  • A first-of-its kind space for black undocumented folks to heal, organize and be empowered by each other. The Convening will create a safe space for black undocumented folks to develop acceptance, to own their stories and be active in creating change for our communities. 

United We Dream: https://unitedwedream.org/ 

  • When you’re undocumented, you face a lot of discrimination, and that creates a lot of fear. At United We Dream, we transform that fear into finding your voice. We empower people to develop their leadership, their organizing skills, and to develop our own campaigns to fight for justice and dignity for immigrants and all people. This is achieved through immigrant youth-led campaigns at the local, state, and federal level. 

UCR Undocumented Student Programs: https://usp.ucr.edu  


Legal Information 

National Immigration Law Center: https://www.nilc.org/ 

  • Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income. 

UCR USP Legal Resources: https://usp.ucr.edu/legislation/legal-resources 

  • Campus Partner 

USCIS DACA Information: https://www.uscis.gov/humanitarian/consideration-deferred-action-childhood-arrivals-process/filing-tips-deferred-action-childhood-arrivals 

Career Exploration Resources 

Apres Group: https://apresgroup.com/inspire/ 

  • Resources and expert advice to help brush up on skills, regain confidence, and better understand today’s workforce to prep for getting hired.  

Ellevate Network: https://www.ellevatenetwork.com/articles/7868-resources-for-professional-women-professional-development-and-education 

  • List of organizations to help connect professional women with mentors and sponsors.  

Black Career Women’s Network: https://bcwnetwork.com/ 

  • National Career Development organization dedicated to fostering the professional growth of African-American women. Access to workshops, events, career tools & resources, coaching/mentorship, and a networking community.  

LiveCareer: https://www.livecareer.com/resources/jobs/search/women-career-resources 

  • Women’s career articles, tools, and resources. Women’s career and job sites.  

Lean In: https://leanin.org/ 

  • Lean in Circles community that allows access to a vibrant network of women in almost every country, connecting over shared experiences, building each other up, and cheering each other on.  


Community Resources 

AAUW: https://www.aauw.org/about/ 

  • Advocacy group that focuses on economic security, education, and advocacy for women. Resources included fellowships and grants. 

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