Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Career Development and Alumni Engagement stands in solidarity with the CSUCI community and rejects any form of racism and discrimination. We are firm in our commitment to provide inclusive support and resources to enable all students and alumni to seek job and internship opportunities with organizations who honor, respect and practice diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. It is our individual and collective responsibility to recognize, identify and act to eliminate systemic racism, bigotry and inequities, to strive for a more inclusive and diverse world. We encourage you to review our diversity resources.          

Diversity Resources               

General Resources

African American/Black Community

  • IMDiversity: A place where careers, opportunities and diversity connect. Database of equal opportunity employers committed to workplace diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Diversity Inc. and Diversity Inc. Best Practices: Strives to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity and inclusion. Each year Diversity Inc. recognizes the Top 50 businesses around the world who follow best practices for diversity in the workplace.
  • The National Urban League: Works to provide economic empowerment, educational opportunities and the guarantee of civil rights for the underserved in America. 
  • The Urban League's Job Board: In partnership with the professional development division the Urban League's job board seeks to prepare individuals for roles at top companies nationwide.
  • Black Career Network: Black professional networking community.

DACA/AB540 Students

  • DACA: Know Your Rights to Work: Quick guide to help DACA Recipients learn about and understand their right to work.
  • DACA and Workplace Rights: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding employment rights of DACA-approved individuals. Prepared by the National Immigration Law Center. 

Individuals with Disabilities

  • Autism Speaks Employment Tool Kit (PDF, 11.5MB): Helpful tips and resources developed from a collaboration of people dedicated to increasing the employment participation of adults on the spectrum.
  • California Department of Rehabilitation: Employment and independent living resource for individuals with disabilities.
  • Disability Discrimination: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is a government organization responsible for ensuring everyone is treated equally in the workplace. Find resources regarding disability discrimination, in which a qualified candidate is treated unfairly because of their disability.
  • disABILITY LINK: Information and resources on how to get a job as a person with a disability, including information on assistive resources, as well as meetings and events.
  • Employment Development Department: Connects millions of job seekers and employers in an effort to build the economy in the state of California.
  • Employment with a Disability Resource Guide: Comprehensive list of resources to support the job search and application process for individuals with disabilities.
  • Job Accommodation Network: Guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.
  • Pathpoint: Partners with people with disabilities, people with mental health diagnoses, and young adults to pursue their hopes and dreams through strengthening workplace abilities, building life skills, and developing meaningful relationships.
  • Tips for Adults with Disabilities: Seven smart ways to navigate your job search.

International Students

Latin@ Community

  • Latpro: Job board for bilingual professionals fluent in Spanish or Portuguese 
  • Saludos: Specializes in joining the Hispanic bilingual professional with companies looking for diversity in the workplace.
  • iHispano: Professional diversity network for a variety of career opportunities.
  • Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement: Dedicated to the employment, development, and advancement of current and aspiring Latino professionals.
  • SHPE: Leading Hispanics in STEM, SHPE is the nation’s largest association dedicated to fostering Hispanic leadership in the STEM field.
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU): Promotes the development of member colleges and universities; improves access to educational opportunities for Hispanic students; and meets the needs of business, industry and government through the development and sharing of resources, information and expertise.
  • Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) : Society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership. 

LGBTQI+ Resources

Mature Workers & Career Changers

  • Resources for Mature Workers: Job and career resources for baby boomers, mature third-age job-seekers, and older workers looking for a new job, work, and career-change strategies.
  • AARP Work: Articles to support the mature worker and career changers.

Veterans Resources

Womxn Identified Students

  • ABWA: American Business Women's Association
  • Women for Hire: The leading women's and diversity career recruitment specialist.
  • Feminist Majority Organization: Engages in research and public policy development, public education programs, grassroots organizing projects, leadership training and development programs, and participates in and organizes forums on issues of women’s equality and empowerment. 
  • Fairy God BossDiscover jobs, connect and get advice from women empowering women.
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