Diversity Resources

Career & Professional Development Resources for a Diverse Community

Diversity is an essential component to cultivating and developing a thriving professional environment. Diverse candidates bring new perspectives, skills and ideas. Achieving diversity in the workplace is vital. We have compiled a list of resources for diverse communities with a focus on categories of career information that may benefit you. 

 

Diversity Career Resources

Students with visible and invisible disabilities may face unique factors when searching for a job or internship. The following is a list of resources to help students navigate the job & internship search process.

 

GW DISABILITY SUPPORT SERVICE CAREER RESOURCES

 

RESOURCES

Government Resources

Additional Resources

 

INITIATIVES AND HIRING PIPELINES

Link to Handshake Article

 

Many employers in a range of sectors offer special recruiting opportunities for diverse populations. 

These can include specific events (workshops, one-day events, preview programs, conferences), as well as postings for specific internships or full-time positions. Employers define which populations qualify for their programs; opportunities are often available for candidates who identify as: women, persons of color, underrepresented populations, LGBTQ+, and persons with disabilities.

A list of diversity recruiting programs can be accessed here.