Career Resources for Diverse Populations
Job search website for “employers committed to diversity.”
African-American Business and Career Magazine focusing on entrepreneurship and employment.
Asian Pacific Americans
“Asian American Daily” – Careers tab has information on top careers, advice for networking, interviewing, and choosing a career.
Featured companies and jobs for bilingual/Asian-speaking professionals.
Resources, job, volunteer, and fellowship opportunities for Asian Pacific Americans.
Formerly Incarcerated Students
Transitioning into the workforce, listing of companies that have hired ex-offenders, and job search strategies, and salary guides.
Helping individuals with criminal records re-enter through employment (HIRE).
Assistance for males who are homeless or have been recently released from prison.
Local resource for job readiness, housing, and youth programs.
Learn about career planning for people with criminal conviction.
Tips on interviewing, networking, finding a job and overcoming employment barriers.
Practical and interactive software on how to use computerized employment application.
List of felon friendly occupations and companies.
This guide answers common questions about returning to school after prison, spotlights top degrees and potential careers to consider for formerly incarcerated students, and reviews financial aid options.
Historically Underrepresented Populations
Articles, information, and job search database featuring “diversity villages.”
Job search database, career guidance, and news about civil rights.
Employment database with employers committed to diversity.
Database of pro-diversity employers featuring community channels (by population segment) and career channels (by career/major interest area).
Articles about diversity management, unconscious bias, and career advice.
Website assists with placing talented underserved students with mentors in business and industry, preparing them for corporate and community leadership.
Career interviews with “minority professionals who developed street smarts for swimming against the tide.”
Non-profit network dedicated to empowering and advancing Muslim professionals.
Employment database for foreign workers seeking job opportunities within the U.S.
Database for Latinx professionals seeking employment in higher education.
National Society for Hispanic Professionals: job search database, job fairs, forums, network, and interviews with member professionals.
Entry-level and professional positions; bilingual positions; success stories.
Hispanic Alliance for Career Advancement provides job matching, professional development and mentoring.
Internship opportunities available through the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.
Internship and job posting site dedicated to LGBTQA college students.
A career link for advocacy for the LGBTQ community in the workplace, learn about transitioning, workplace equality, company policies, and more.
National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit organization that expands career opportunities for LGBT-owned businesses.
Learn about corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBTQ employees and view a listing of “Best Places to Work” based on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index.
A Veterans’ guide to careers after the military, including college resources, and programs for career development.
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) assistance with job training, employment accommodations, resume development and job seeking skills coaching.
U.S. Department of Labor VETS website assists America's veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting employment rights.
Locate occupational information that relates to military branch experience.
Database and resources for veterans, military spouses, and students with disabilities seeking employment with the federal government military friendly employers.
Aligns military job title with similar civilian career titles.
One stop resource for Federal Veteran employment information.
Website for job seekers with federal security clearance. Provides career advice, resume samples, tips for applying for jobs as a veteran, and registration into a cleared network that offers direct contact with defense industry employers and recruiters.
Learn how veterans can make the most of LinkedIn and connect with leading employers.
Listing and ranking of top military friendly employers.
Veterans Village of San Diego provides 24/7 information and support on personal and career planning.
Career guide on transition, training, education and resources for injured veterans.
Employment transition workshops, resume building and career coaching.
Featured jobs, nearby jobs, videos, and events, including in-person workshops offered as close as the North County Job Center in Oceanside.
American Indian Science and Engineering Society: a national non-profit for “American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other indigenous people of North America” interested in STEM fields.
Students with Disabilities
Understanding the ADA, knowing your rights & finding disability resources.
Accommodation information organized by limitation, disability, or condition.
Office of Disability Employment Policy: technical assistance resources and links.
Information on mentoring, internships, self-employment, job search, and training.
Employment opportunities for students and veterans with disabilities.
Database and resources for veterans, military spouses, and students with disabilities seeking employment with the federal government.
Able-Disabled Advocacy serves the San Diego Community to provide “vocational skills training and educational advancement for youth, military veterans, and adults with disabilities.
Free employment support program for social security disability beneficiaries.
Vocational career options for people with disabilities, support services, adaptive tools and resources to succeed on the vocational path.
Employment resources on federal agencies from the U.S Office of Personnel Management.
Assistance for college grads with disabilities; database of entry level job listings.
Resources on career exploration and employment for blind or visually impaired job seekers.
Empowering and informing undocumented people about programs and services for career development.
A network of undocumented students studying pre-health fields and sharing resources.
National scholarship fund for DREAMers.
Immigrant youth-led organization for advocacy for access to higher education, stopping family separation, and creating alliances for DREAMers, queer, and immigrant rights.
The Nation’s Leading LGBTQ Immigrant Rights Organization.
Resources on immigrant and employee rights via the U.S Department of Justice.