Category Archives: LGBT

Volunteer & Civic Engagement Fair

Learn about volunteer opportunities and how to be civically
engaged on campus and in the Boston Community!

Thursday, January 24th
11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Gasson 100

For more information please visit the VSLC or Civic Engagement websites.

There will also be a trivia game to win prizes and a Civic Literacy Test to be entered into a raffle for a $50 gift certificate to the bookstore!

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2009 Out & Equal Workplace Summit

2009 Out & Equal Workplace Summit
Tuesday, October 6th – Friday, October 9th
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Florida

Planning for the largest Summit on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workplace equality is already well underway.  Over the coming months we will provide regular updates on registration, keynotes, workshops, and all aspects of the Summit.

The Out & Equal Workplace Summit is widely recognized as the world’s premier conference on LGBT workplace equality, providing a unique opportunity to build alliances, share ideas and take actions that foster safe and equitable work environments for everyone. The 2009 Summit is expected to attract over 2,500 participants with its informative workshops led by leading experts, unique and enjoyable networking functions, and inspirational, unforgettable speakers.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • LGBT or allied employees looking for ways to improve their work environment.
  • Human Resources and Diversity professionals eager to stay informed about laws, policies, best practices and other topics related to LGBT employees.
  • Members of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) looking for ideas to improve or invigorate their organization.
  • Executives and business owners interested in learning how and why many successful companies have embraced LGBT workplace equality.
  • Political leaders and activists interested in understanding the impact of the equality movement in the workplace.
  • Everyone else interested in understanding and advocating for LGBT workplace equality!

For more information or to register, visit the 2009 Out & Equal Workplace Summit website.

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OUT for Work LGBTQA College Student Career Conference

2009 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

OUT for Work LGBTQA College Student Career Conference
September 25-27, 2009 at the Westin City Center Hotel, Washington, D.C.

You are invited to join lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and ally undergraduate and graduate students, college faculty/staff members, professionals, and LGBT advocate from across the country for the only industry inclusive career conference for our community.
What you can expect:
Panel Discussions
>Representatives from America’s top organizations share their coming out at work stories and how the decision to be out and open has impacted their careers
Presentations
>Well known speakers like Donna Rose, transgender Advocate, address issues such as transitioning in the workplace
Skill building workshops
>Get the skills to get the job; networking, resume writing, and interviewing techniques
PRIDE Career Fair
>Find an internship or job with employers leading the way for LGBT workplace equality

For more information and to register, please go to the OUT for Work LGBTQA College Student Career Conference website.

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Third Annual Transgender Career Expo

Southern Comfort 2009 Third Annual Transgender Career Expo

Sponsored by Southern Comfort Conference.

In partnership with Out and Equal Workplace Advocates.

Bring your resume and take this opportunity to talk with Human Resource consultants and company representatives who are supportive and understand the value of hiring transgender employees. This exciting event continues to grow in popularity with SCC conference attendees and companies who are looking for talented future employees!

ALL DAY

Friday, September 25, 2009

Crowne Ravinia Hotel, Atlanta, GA

For more information about  the Career Expo, please visit the Southern Comfort 2009 Career Expo website.

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2009 Out & Equal Workplace Summit

2009 Out & Equal Workplace Summit
Tuesday, October 6th – Friday, October 9th
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Florida

Planning for the largest Summit on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workplace equality is already well underway.  Over the coming months we will provide regular updates on registration, keynotes, workshops, and all aspects of the Summit.

The Out & Equal Workplace Summit is widely recognized as the world’s premier conference on LGBT workplace equality, providing a unique opportunity to build alliances, share ideas and take actions that foster safe and equitable work environments for everyone. The 2009 Summit is expected to attract over 2,500 participants with its informative workshops led by leading experts, unique and enjoyable networking functions, and inspirational, unforgettable speakers.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • LGBT or allied employees looking for ways to improve their work environment.
  • Human Resources and Diversity professionals eager to stay informed about laws, policies, best practices and other topics related to LGBT employees.
  • Members of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) looking for ideas to improve or invigorate their organization.
  • Executives and business owners interested in learning how and why many successful companies have embraced LGBT workplace equality.
  • Political leaders and activists interested in understanding the impact of the equality movement in the workplace.
  • Everyone else interested in understanding and advocating for LGBT workplace equality!

For more information or to register, visit the 2009 Out & Equal Workplace Summit website.

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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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GLBTQ Social Networking Night

Get your business cards and attend a GLBTQ Social Networking evening held in Roslindale Village at Robyn’s Bar and Grill, 4195 Washington Street on Sunday, April 5 from 3:00-7:00pm.

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