Your identities can be an important part of your career, and may influence how you explore your options, prepare your story, decide on opportunities, or approach your career goals. TC NEXT is dedicated to providing information and resources that can support your career development as a student who identifies as LGBTQIA2S+. The below resources can help you answer questions regarding identity disclosure, evaluating potential employers, the job search, finding community, understanding your legal rights, and more.
Workplace rights via the Human Rights Campaign: “While the SCOTUS ruling marked a major advancement for LGBTQ+ equality, there is still work to be done to ensure every workplace has inclusive policies and practices in place. Non-discrimination policies, benefits and other practices that include LGBTQ+ workers are essential for businesses as they compete for talent and customers. Through pioneering tools like the Corporate Equality Index, HRC works to provide employers the resources they need to improve and promote fairness in the workplace.”
LGBTQIA+Jobs supports “Connecting LGBTQIA+ Professionals With Employers Who Embrace Diversity” through job search tools and development resources”
Out Professionals "is dedicated to advancing the careers of LGBTQ professionals by creating meaningful networking events and other career-building and life-enriching programming. We focus on creating in-person networking events with the support of virtual and online networking opportunities that help create the connections and build the professional relationships that advance careers and improve professionals’ lives.” Also includes a job board for LGBTQ+ professionals.
OutBüro’s “mission is to connect the world’s LGBTQ employees, professionals, and entrepreneurs with opportunities to grow in their careers and grow their companies. We strive to connect companies and organizations that support LGBTQ Corporate Equality with quality candidates while providing a voice and insight into workplace culture and LGBT workplace issues.”