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LGBTQIA+ Resources

The Center for SUCCESS is experienced in supporting Saint Xavier University students and alumni identifying as LGBTQIA+ with their academic, career, and support needs. In addition to the resources below, please feel free to access our Academic and Career Resource Guide for more help or schedule an appointment with an Academic and Career Resource Advisor through Handshake.

General Resources

You will find a number of general career resources to help you prepare for career and educational opportunities as an LGBTQIA+ student. In addition, you will find advocacy resources highlighting information on assistance with coming out and transitioning in the workplace, state and federal policies, and workforce laws relating to LGTBQIA+ issues.

The VelvetJobs website has a comprehensive collection of LGBTQIA+ career development resources including a language, law, job search strategies, and a listing of LGBTQIA+ friendly employers.

The GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) is an organization with a focus on a society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.

Pride at Work National is a non-profit organization that seeks full equality for LGBTQIA+ individuals in the workplace.

Campus Pride is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering safer college environments for LGBTQIA+ students. Campus Pride also provides job search resources including a job database.

Trans Student Educational Resources (TSER) is a youth-led advocacy group dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students.

Transgender Law is a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people.

The Movement Advancement Project (MAP) is an organization dedicated to helping speed equality for LGTBQIA+ people through research, insight and analysis.

The Human Rights Campaigns' Workplace explores how corporate America is adopting inclusive policies and practices including the Corporate Equality Index, HRB Buyers Guide, and the Best Places to Work.

The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the business voice of the LGBT community. The largest advocacy organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people, and the exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned businesses.

Lambda Legal is a non-profit organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of LGBTQIA+ individuals through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.

National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce is an organization aimed at advancing full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQIA+ people.

The Zippia organization provides a helpful article named How to Be an LGBTQ+ Ally in the Workplace which outlines how to support LGBTQIA+ individuals in the workplace and tips for being an ally.

Job Search

Below you will find several job search websites that LGTBQIA+ students might find useful in conducting a job search.

Diversity Working is the largest diversity job board online.

ProGay Jobs is an e-recruitment site with postings from companies that promote diversity and provide safe and open environments for LGTBQIA+ individuals.

The Out & Equal Workplace is a non-profit organization dedicated to achieving LGBTQIA+ workplace equality and providing LGBTQ+ job seekers with employment opportunities.

The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals includes resources and job postings for LGBTQIA+ friendly college and university positions.

Scholarships

Below you will find websites that connect LGBTQIA+ students with different scholarships and grants.

Scholarships.com provides scholarship and grant information for LGBTQIA+ students.

Best Colleges provides a list of college scholarships for LGBTQIA+ students.

CollegeScholarships.org provides a list of college scholarships and grant information for LGBTQIA+ students.

Professional Organizations, Conferences and Networking

Connect with other LGTBQIA+ students and professionals through organizations, conferences and networking events.

Out Professionals is the nation's leading organization specializing in LGTBQIA+ networking.

Out for Undergrad (O4U) is an organization that assists high-achieving LGTBQIA+ undergraduates in the areas of marketing, technology, business and engineering.

The Pride at Work non-profit organization represents LGTBQIA+ union members and their allies.

Reaching Out MBA Conference is an organization dedicated to providing recruiting, admissions, and professional events for students and alumni from the LGTBQIA+ business school community.

The National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals is an organization of professionals working in science, technology, engineering and math.