The Gateway Career Center is committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We have compiled these identity-related resources for you.

General Resources

Diversity Working
Largest diversity job board available online.

Employment Discrimination Resource

Financial Aid & Scholarships for Minority Students
Aid and scholarship resources for: American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander, Hispanic, General Minorities, and Woman. Also find basic financial aid information and information regarding national initiatives for minority students.

Health Career Connection
This organization is designed for students of underrepresented groups in the health professions.  Includes information about internship and fellowship programs. is driven by its commitment to work force diversity and quality staffing. Our clients include Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies.

Minorities in Broadcasting Training Program
A non-profit organization formed to provide training opportunities to minority college graduates in radio/television news reporting and news management.

Minority Executive Search, Inc.
They specialize in female and minority job placement.

Professional Development Resources for Minorities in Construction

Construction is one of the most lucrative and fastest-growing industries in America, but the industry has been challenged by a labor shortage.

Social Justice In Action
100 Key websites & organizations – a list of 100 websites and organizations focused on social justice topics of Civil Rights & Community Organizations, Women’s Rights Groups, Health Rights & Avocacy, Elder & disabled Advocacy, as well as other social justice topics such as child advocacy, immigration policy, employment discrimination, and legal representation.




Summer Internship Stipend & Housing Programs
See the “How Do I Fund My Internship?,” “How Do I find Internship Housing?” and “Career Services Funding for Lehigh Valley Internships” sections of this page to learn about different funding opportunities for summer internships, through Lafayette and beyond!

Office of Scholarships & Fellowships
Learn about College-endorsed scholarship and fellowship opportunities, as well as access an extensive collection of self-apply resources.

Financial Aid Resources
Access information about the types of aid you can apply for, including Lafayette scholarships, outside scholarships, military scholarships, and work study jobs.’s Scholarship Hub
Extensive list of scholarships aligned to demographic backgrounds (i.e. gender, race/ethnicity, veteran status, sexual orientation, ability, and more).


Black/African American

Diversity Employers
From, this site provides valuable information on career opportunities as well as the tools needed to survive and succeed in America’s workplace.

Black Career Women (BCW)
An organization that addresses the contemporary issues and concerns of career-oriented black women – realistically, constructively, and effectively. Black Career Women is a unique professional resource for corporations, managers, and individuals who are committed to developing and supporting successful career strategies and skills for black women.

The Black Collegian Online
Here’s an electronic version of the 29 year-old, national career opportunities magazine. In addition to the abundance of career planning/job search information, there is commentary by leading African-American writers, lifestyle/entertainment features, general information on college life, and news of what’s happening on college campuses today.

The Black Perspective
Access news, blogs, helpful articles and an online magazine, career opportunities, and more career resources.

National Association of Black Journalists
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide.

Asian Americans

Asian American Journalists Association
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is a non-profit organization with approximately 2,000 members. With a history spanning over 20 years, AAJA has been at the forefront of change.

National Association of Asian American Professionals Career Center
The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) is the premier leadership organization for Asian and Asian American professionals in North America, with 30 chapters, several thousand active members, and a reach of more than 20,000 professionals.’s Guide for Asian and Pacific-Islander Students
This guide helps API students find resources to support them in college and scholarships to help them finance their educations.

First Generation

Scholarships for First Gen Students
Access an extensive collection of scholarships for first generation students compiled by Unigo.’s First Generation Student College Guide
Starting college as a first generation student has its share of challenges. This guide is designed to help students overcome those challenges and succeed in college.


HACU – Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Thousands of young Hispanics benefit from HACU with internships, scholarships, college retention and advancement programs, precollegiate support, and career development opportunities and programs.

Hispanic Today 
Articles, resources, and jobs serving Hispanics.
Here’s a site for Hispanic job seekers.

Individuals with Disabilities

Points to Consider: Disclosing Your Disability to Career Services

Build a stronger relationship with your Gateway Counselor so that you can have conversations that are helpful in your career aspirations in a way that works best for you.

Your Gateway Counselor will have a better understanding of your circumstances and can offer support and guidance with the internship and job search/graduate school application process based on your needs.

You can work together to create a strategy that will foster success as you transition from Lafayette College to the world of work or graduate/professional school.

Bender Consulting Services, Inc.
At Bender Consulting Services’ mission is to recruit and hire people with disabilities for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. Their robust website has fantastic resources!

Best Colleges – Career Guide for Students with Disabilities
This guide serves as a career resource that can help disabled students determine a career path, providing strategies for a successful job search.

Our Ability
COSD’s mission is to assist college students or a recent grads with a disability, in gaining the tools and knowledge necessary to secure the career of your choice.

Disability: IN Equality Index
Access a list of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.
Where people with disabilities can gather, network, & find success in the workplace with employers.

Job Accommodation Network
Job Accommodation Network (JAN) provides free consulting services for all individuals, regardless of employment status. Services include one-on-one consultation about all aspects of job accommodations, including the accommodation process, accommodation ideas, product vendors, referral to other resources, and ADA compliance assistance.

National Business & Disability Council
The leading national corporate resource on all issues related to the successful employment and integration of individuals with disabilities into America’s workforce. They offer a nice job lead database and a free resume database open to all college graduates with disabilities. This database is then made available to their members.

New Mobility’s Interactive Café
The largest community on the web for disability news, resources and culture. Check their Jobline for job listings or a place to post your resume.

National Organization on Disability (N.O.D.)
A wealth of resources and information for people with disabilities. While N.O.D. does not offer employment referral nor a job bank, it does offer a great list of employment resources.

Neurodiversity in the Workplace
Neurodiversity in the Workplace connects autistic and other neurodivergent job seekers to high-level careers for which they are qualified, but could not previously access.

Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission
The Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission recognizes the importance of equal employment opportunity for persons with disabilities and the contributions that they can offer through public service.  Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for employment opportunities with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and local government!

The SourceAbled program is designed to provide job seekers with “disabilities, autism and neurodivergence” with rewarding and meaningful careers.’s College Guide for Students with Disabilities 
Learn about legal protections, scholarships, technologies, and other assistance available to students with disabilities.

The Lime Network
A complimentary resource for university students and professionals – including veterans – who happen to have any type of disability. Through professional development offerings, coaching, and social events, we develop community and provide members with some of the tools, and the self-confidence, to reach their full potential professionally and personally.

We Connect Now
We Connect is dedicated to uniting college students with disabilities in access to higher education and employment issues

International Students

Access this extensive database that features 42 Country Career Guides, 80+ City Career Guides, corporate profiles and more than 16 million internship and job listings within the USA and around the world. Access via Resources section of your Handshake account.
Resources and advice for all aspects of international student life in the U.S. as well as study and living abroad resources. 
A visa job information portal and online immigrant community. Our goal is to help immigrants find jobs and settle down in United States.

U.S. Dept of Labor Foreign Labor Certification Disclosure Data
A searchable database of employers who have applied to hire foreign workers.

International Alumni Dinner Panel
Learn from international alumni who share their experiences after graduation.  Great advice on what to expect and how to prepare for graduation.


Campus Pride
The Campus Pride National LGBTQ-Friendly Job and Career Fair Program is designed to support young adults entering the workplace.  As the leading national LGBTQ college nonprofit organization, Campus Prides strives to build future leaders from college to the workplace. The fair program happens in various regions across the country.   Campus Pride works to directly connect young adults with LGBTQ friendly and inclusive careers to make the job search easier and more accessible.

National Center for Transgender Equality
Advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. In the nation’s capital and throughout the country

Out and Equal
Their mission is to educate and empower organizations, human resource professionals, Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and individual employees through programs and services that result in equal policies, opportunities, practices, and benefits in the workplace regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, expression, or characteristics.

OUT for Work
The only national nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, preparing, and empowering Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) college students, and their allies in the workplace.  The HOT list is an index of organizations that brings together who’s hiring and the inclusiveness of their work environments for LGBT employees. To find the HOT list, click on the Resources tab.

LGBTQA Career Resource Library
This library serves as a one stop location for everything LGBT career related: job searching, resumes, interviews, coming out at work, etc. Access login information through the Resources section of your Handshake account.

NACE Collection of Resources for the LGBT Community
The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) membership has compiled an extensive list of resources particularly for LGBT college students, job candidates, and employees.

Out for Professionals
A networking organization for LGBT professionals.

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members and supporters and over 500 affiliates in the United States. This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced and serviced by the PFLAG National Office, located in Washington, D.C., the national Board of Directors and 13 Regional Directors.

Pride at Work
The purpose of Pride At Work is to mobilize mutual support between the organized Labor Movement and the LGBT Community around organizing for social and economic justice.’s Guide for LGBTQ College Students
Starting college as a first generation student has its share of challenges. This guide is designed to help students overcome those challenges and succeed in college.

The Center
A welcoming environment where everyone is celebrated for who they are.

Trans People of Color Coalition POCC is the only national social justice organization that promotes the interest of trans people of color.

Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund
Committed to ending discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and to achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, and public policy efforts.

Transgender Workplace Rights
A comprehensive career and resource guide for employees and employers,

Tips to support LGBTQ small businesses.

The LGBTQ+ Entrepreneur Toolkit: 100+ Free Resources & Digital Marketing Tips


Indigenous Americans

American Indian Science & Engineering Society
The AISES Resumé Database has profiles of hundreds of American Indians and Native Alaskans skilled in science or engineering fields. The database is designed to let employers search out people to fill their current job openings.

Native American Journalists Association
The Native American Journalists Association serves and empowers Native journalists through programs and actions designed to enrich journalism and promote Native cultures.’s Scholarship Hub
See May 1st deadline list for scholarships such as Scholarship for Indigenous Students ; Navajo Nation Scholarship ; Cherokee Nation Scholarship from and Alaska Native Scholarship from


Undocumented/DACA Students

Resources for DACA and Undocumented Students
Access resources for Undocumented and DACA students compiled by Cornell University.

Navigating Graduate School: Resource Guide for Undocumented Students
This guide will detail the legal and practical concerns of undocumented students who are contemplating or currently pursuing a graduate school education. Each section is divided into important milestones that occur during the graduate school process. Topics addressed include the application process, accessing financial aid, transportation, employment, taxes and resources for support.

Resources for Dreamers

Immigrants Rising

A resource to empower undocumented young people to achieve educational and career goals through personal, institutional and policy transformation

Informed Immigrant

A resource for undocumented students and families

Here are some opportunities available for DACA and un-DACA-mented students



Military Skills Translator: Match your military experience to civilian jobs, and identify civilian skills that align to your military title, subspecialties, and trainings and schools.

O*NET OnLine Military Crosswalk: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, utilize this tool to ‘translate’ your military assignments to civilian occupations with key words to help you write effective resume descriptors

Real Warriors
:  The skills you developed as a service member are truly valuable and in high demand, but describing those skills to a prospective employer can be difficult. Access information to translate your military experience to civilian employment, and a wide range of resources at your disposal to make the transition as smooth as possible.

Job Search
Career One Stop – Veteran and Military Transition Center: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, this resource is a one-stop website for employment, training, and financial help after military service.

Clearance Jobs: Provides job search resources and matches job seekers holding active security clearances with hiring employers and recruiters looking for skilled, cleared candidates.

Feds Hire Vets: This is a one-stop resource for Federal veteran employment information.

Guide for Veterans with Disabilities: Find a list of career-related resources to assist veterans with a disability find employment.

Hiring Our Heroes: A nationwide program by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, dedicated to helping veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities. Resources include: jobs portal, career fairs across the country and virtually, resume builders, virtual mentorship program, workshops and more.

The Riley Guide: Veterans and Military Personnel: Extensive information and resources spanning job search advice, DOD/government-sponsored services, private sector recruiting services, job boards and search engines, wounded warrior programs, and more.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Careers & Employment: The VA provides support to Vets in all stages of their job search. In partnership with the Department of Labor, you can access career advice, help building your resume, and access to employers who want to hire veterans and military spouses.

Warriors to Work: This veteran employment program provides career guidance and support services to wounded warriors, their families, and caregivers interested in transitioning to the civilian workforce.

Silent Professionals: Silent Professionals acts as a translation authority between veterans looking for jobs and recruiters looking to hire unique veteran skill sets..

Networking & Mentoring
American Corporate Partners: ACP is a nonprofit organization and nationwide mentoring program dedicated to assisting veterans in their transition from the armed services to the civilian workforce. ACP offers veterans tools for long-term career development through mentorship, career counseling, and networking opportunities.

Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network: GPVN assists veterans, national guard and reservists to find work through career service, programs / initiatives, mentorships, networking and job leads; educates employers in the greater Philadelphia area on how to hire local veterans; offers veteran professional leadership and veteran entrepreneurship programs.

LinkedIn Groups: Military NetworkStudent Veterans of AmericaThe Value of a VeteranUS Military Veterans NetworkVeteran Mentor NetworkWomen Veterans Mentor Network


Coding Resources for Women at Every Stage of Their Career
Created by Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, this resource provides information about some of history’s most influential women in comput