At Career & Professional Development, we know that cultural identity is an important consideration for many students and alumni of color when it comes to their career journey. We’re here to support you in being your full, authentic self as you navigate the world of work—from discussing questions or concerns you may have about the job/internship search, to helping you connect with alumni and professionals who share your identities. This section highlights articles from our career advisors and guest authors that address the specific considerations of students and alumni of color.

Job/Internship Tools

DiversityJobs.com
Jopwell Job Board
IMDiversity Job Board

Helpful Resource and Links

Jopwell
INROADS
The Memo
Black Career Women’s Network
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE)
Colorado Minority & Women’s Chamber Coalition

How Can Employers Create Safe Spaces for Women & People of Color? [Interview]

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Mikaela Kiner is an executive coach, entrepreneur, and HR consultant who recently authored the book Female Firebrands: Stories and Techniques to Ignite Change, Take Control, and Succeed in the Workplace, in which she interviewed thirteen successful, mission-driven women to learn …

By Stephan Maldonado - Vault
Vault
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*UPDATED* Career & Professional Development Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan Underway

DEI Phases

The team within Career & Professional Development takes our work around diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) very seriously. DEI values inform and guide our work as a department, and we are committed to ensuring that our services and resources meet …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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Resources for Practicing Self-Care Right Now

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We recently held the third and final part of our Idealist Live series, Self-Care for Everybody. In our final event, I had the opportunity to moderate an honest and informative conversation with Holistic Life Foundation’s Ali Smith and Jessica Kennedy …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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I Became a Web Developer Despite Others Telling Me I Couldn’t

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“You can’t be a programmer. You’re too creative.”

Christine Beaubrun, a web developer at Crew, heard this from two different people when she first contemplated a career in tech.

After spending a few years in the hospitality industry, Beaubrun didn’t …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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10 People on What It Was Like to Be the First (or Only) at Work

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It isn’t easy to do something new. That’s especially true when no one—or no one you can see yourself in—has done it before. Being the first one, or the only one like you, is daunting. And it doesn’t matter on …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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