The Career Center Recognizes Gay Pride Month

In recognition of LGBT Pride Month, please check out the resources available on our website under Resources for LGBT Students & Alumni.  Find links to organizations who provide career advice, information on workplace issues, financial aid, study abroad resources for LGBT students and so much more!  Also listed are several job search engines for the LGBT community.

Additionally, there are two new upcoming career fairs geared toward LGBT candidates listed on our homepage:

The 3rd Annual Transgender Career Expo
>Friday, September 25, 2009 in Atlanta, GA as part of the Southern Comfort Conference.

Pride Career Fair
>Sunday, September 27, 2009 in Washington, DC as part of the OUT for Work LGBTQ College Student Career Conference.  Fee.

And finally, check out two new articles on the best places to work for LGBT employees:

>Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work 2009

A list of the top businesses that support equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.  Based on the 2009 Corporate Equality Index, the HRC’s annual report that rates corporate America’s treatment of LGBT employees, 260 businesses received top ratings.

>The DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for LGBT Employees List

A short list, looking at several factors, including inclusive benefits for same-sex partners of employees, strong diversity training programs, recruitment efforts aimed at LGBT people and the vitality of the company’s LGBT employee-resource group.

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