Multicultural Student Resources
Career Services is experienced in supporting SXU students and alumni from various multicultural backgrounds with career counseling, employment document development,assistance with graduate school preparation career exploration and job and internship search. Here are just some of the ways we can support you:
- Individual career counseling and advising
- Walk-in appointments, Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m.
- Scheduled appointments convenient with your schedule
- Networking events
- Career workshops and programs
In addition to our in-person services, we offer a number of helpful resources below to assist you in your career development endeavours.
General Career and Advocacy Resources
Look through our general resources that can help you prepare for career and educational opportunities as a multicultural student.
United We Dream is an organization dedicated to empowering people to fight for justice and dignity for immigrants and all people through immigrant youth-led campaigns at the local, state and federal level.
The College Guide for Undocumented Students is a comprehensive guide for undocumented students to navigate the various options available to achieve their educational goals.
The DACA Resource Center by CitizenPath aims to educate undocumented individuals on how navigate paths to legal status, planning for the future and legal information regarding DACA.
CitizenPath provides information on undocumented individuals' employment rights under DACA including information about I-9 requirements, E-Verify and workplace discrimination.
Employment Discrimination by FindLaw is an overview of multicultural employment discrimination resources including race and national origin and the laws that protect individuals from being treated unfairly.
Resources specifically set up to meet the needs or address the interests of various groups such as women, persons of varied nationalities and more.
Search for jobs with these websites designed specifically for multicultural students.
Traditional job search engines such as Indeed allow keyword searches using DACA to explore positions suitable for undocumented individuals.
LatPro Job Search is a job search website dedicated to the needs of Hispanic and bilingual professionals.
IMDiversity is a job search database with employers committed to diversity and offering opportunities to underrepresented populations.
Conduct an equal opportunity job search by viewing positions available or post an anonymous resume and let employers submit opportunities to you.
INROADS is dedicated to helping businesses gain greater access to diverse talent through continuous leadership development of outstanding ethnically diverse students and placement of those students in internships at many of North America's top corporations, firms, and organizations.
Multicultural affairs positions and positions relating to affirmative action in higher education can be found across the United States by using HigherEd Jobs.
Diversity Inc. is a website offering career and employment resources and a job board with employers dedicated to hiring diverse candidates.
Diversity Working is the largest diversity job board online with community channels spanning various multicultural populations.
Multicultural Advantage gives individuals the ability to search for grants, scholarships, fellowships, job opportunities, and career advice.
The Minority Professional Network is specialized in diversity and multicultural-focused recruiting, supplier diversity, digital marketing, training, and consulting solutions.
Historically Black College or University Career Center is a website that provides visitors with job listings and resources specifically for African-American students and graduates.
Diversity Business is a unique job posting service for both applicants searching for diversity-friendly employers and employers seeking diverse job applicants.
Professional Organizations, Conferences, and Networking
Connect with other multicultural students and professionals through organizations, conferences and networking events.
The National Association of Asian American Professionals is the largest and fastest growing Asian-American professional organization in North America. The association provides its members with the tools and resources to further career advancements and empower Asian-American professionals to become great leaders and reliable employees.
The Asian American Professional Association seeks to inspire, develop and promote Asian-American Professionals to maximize their leadership potential.
Ascend is dedicated to enabling its members, business partners and the community to leverage the leadership and global business potential of Pan-Asians. A lifelong organization supporting the duration of our members careers -- from undergraduate through to executive level.
The mission of the Asian American Government Executives Network is to promote, expand and support Asian American and Pacific Islander leadership in Government.
The US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce is the oldest and largest national, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization representing all Asian American and Asian American-related groups in business, sciences, arts, sports, education and public and community services.
The American Association of Blacks in Energy was founded in 1977 and has 36 chapters. Specialties include energy policy, technology and the environment.
The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers organized in 1972 to build a community of minority scientists and engineers with now 39 professional and university chapters.
The National Society of Black Engineers started in 1975, it now has more than 35,700 members from more than 390 college, precollege and technical professional chapters nationwide and overseas. The group's mission is to increase the number of African-American engineers, as well as help them succeed professionally and to give back to their communities
The National Society of Black Physicists is the largest organization of African American physicists; 16 sections ranging from astronomy, astrophysics and nuclear physics to technology transfer, business development and entrepreneurship. Its mission is to promote the professional well-being of African-American physicists within the international scientific community.
The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting was established in 1972; 38 chapters, 13,000 members. The leading association of Hispanics/Latinos working in finance, accounting and related professions. Offers workshops, mentorships and other programs.
Since 1976, the Latin Business Association has grown to include 1,500 members on four continents. The aim is to promote growth of Hispanic/Latino-owned companies through business development, education and advocacy.
The National Black Chamber of Commerce represents 95,000 African-American-owned businesses and provides advocacy that reaches one million African-American-owned businesses.
The mission of 100 Black Men of America is to improve the quality of life and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African-Americans.
The mission of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women is to develop leaders who will help to rebuild their communities and redirect the energies of younger African-Americans in those communities.
The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce began in 1979. It has more than 200 local member chambers in the US, Puerto Rico and Mexico. Composed primarily of entrepreneurs and those working for small businesses. Advocates, promotes and facilitates the success of Hispanic/Latino businesses.