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Diversity Recruitment

Resources for African Americans
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Blacks In Government
BIG has been a national response to the need for African Americans in public service to organize around issues of mutual concern and use their collective strength to confront workplace and community issues.

The Organization of Black Designers
The mission of the OBD is to enhance and improve the totality of the American design profession by energizing them with creative diversity.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity is dedicated to strong bonds of brotherhood, living with integrity, serving humanity, promoting quality education and developing leaders.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity,Inc.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities.

Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education
A progressive organization of professionals and educators, pledged to addressing those issues that confront and impede Black people on college and university campuses in Illinois and across the nation. The overall goal is the enhancement of educational and employment opportunities for Black people in higher education.

National Forum for Black Public Administrators
The mission of the NFBPA is embodied in the organization's commitment to strengthen the position of Blacks within the field of public administration; to increase the number of Blacks appointed to executive positions in public service organizations; and, to groom and prepare younger, aspiring administrators for senior public management posts in the years ahead.

African-American Cultural Center
Promoting the expression and analysis of all African-American creative and cultural traditions. The center sponsors and advocates creative productivity and cultural research, cultural programming, student networking, and community outreach.

UIC Urban Health Program
The Urban Health Program seeks to recruit, retain, and graduate underrepresented racial/ethnic minority students, specifically African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans, in the health professions, and to expand educational opportunities for these populations at the pre-college (K-12), undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels.

UIC African American Academic Network
The African American Academic Network (AAAN) is an academic and student development resource program that seeks to address the unique interests and needs of African American undergraduate students at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Black Collegian
Electronic version of 27-year old national career magazine. In addition to career planning and job search info, there is commentary by leading African American writers, lifestyle/entertainment features, news about college campuses, and profiles of employers committed to diversity.

Black Career Women
This organization was founded in 1977 to address the needs of black women in the workforce.

National Association of African Americans in Human Resources
Features a career center with job postings and employment opportunities.

Black Voices
A site where job seekers can post their resume and search for jobs, read company profiles, and get career advice.

National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc.
The National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc., comprised of people of African ancestry, is committed to enhancing the quality of life and empowering people of African ancestry through advocacy, human services delivery, and research
Our website allows diverse candidates to search among thousands of jobs in Higher Education specific to them. These include all types of Faculty and Executive positions as well as other areas such as Human Resources, Accounting, Development IT, Financial Aid, Athletics and many more.
A page celebrating accomplished African American business men and women.

Resources for Asian Americans
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Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS)
Sdvancing the highest professional standard of excellence in teaching and research in the field of Asian American Studies.

Asian American Psychological Association

UCLA Asian American Studies Center
"The Center," the founding steering committee wrote in its proposal to the UCLA administration in 1969, "will hopefully enrich the experience of the entire university by contributing to an understanding of the long neglected history, rich cultural heritage, and present position of Asian Americans in our society."

UIC Asian American Resource and Cultural Center
AARCC offers social, cultural, and educational programs that promote knowledge of and foster engagement with issues relating to Asian Americans and Asian American studies.

IM Diversity
Features employer profiles and articles that relate to career planning for Asian American students.

Asian Avenue
Contains featured articles and forums, including where the hot jobs are and who is satisfied with their jobs.

Focuses on jobs, people, and communities for people of Asian heritage. A weekly newsletter can be sent via email for job openings.

List of extensive bookmarks to many topics, including education and careers for Asian Americans.

Asian American Journalist Association Scholarships
Listing of AAJA internships and grants.

Career and Job Resources for Asian Americans
Links to career and job sites geared especially for Asian American job-seekers.

Top 50 Employers
Lists 50 great employers for Asian Americans.

GoldSea Career Success
There are endless links for career advice, top professions overlooked by Asian Americans, hot new careers, resume tips, and much more.

Hiring Asian American/Pacific Islanders
The site is owned and operated by Asian American and other professionals who are dedicated to providing a forum for Asian Americans to find the ideal career opportunity and for employers to identify ideal candidates.

Organization of Chinese Americans
OCA is a national organization dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans.

Association for Asian American Studies
The Association for Asian American Studies was founded in 1979 for the purpose of advancing the highest professional standard of excellence in teaching and research in the field of Asian American Studies.

Hmong National Development
Through collaborative efforts, HND provides the Hmong community with research, policy advocacy and leadership development.

Asian American Institute
The Asian American Institute's mission is to empower the Asian American community through advocacy, by utilizing education, research, and coalition building.

NASPA, Asian Pacific Islander Knowledge Community
The Asian Pacific Islander Knowledge Community seeks to educate and inform NASPA members about the current issues, trends, and research facing Asian Pacific Islanders in higher education.

ACPA Asian Pacific American Network
The Asian Pacific American Network (APAN) is one of four networks within the Standing Committee for Multicultural Affairs (CMA) within the American College Personnel Association (ACPA)( CMA serves as a liaison to ACPA's leadership, focusing attention on issues in education and trends, which affect ethnic students and professionals in the College Student Personnel field.

Organisations of Asian Descents in North America.

APIsinhighered, APIs in Higher Education
Through a collaborative effort between the leadership of the NASPA APIKC, ACPA APA Network, and APINCORE, this is email list was established as a general yahoogroup for APIAs in Higher Education. The purpose of the list is to share information and make professional connections to one another.
Our website allows diverse candidates to search among thousands of jobs in Higher Education specific to them. These include all types of Faculty and Executive positions as well as other areas such as Human Resources, Accounting, Development IT, Financial Aid, Athletics and many more.

General Resources
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The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS)
To expand the definition of American literature through the study and teaching of Latino American, Native American, African American, Asian and Pacific American, and ethnically specific Euro-American literary works, their authors, and their cultural contexts.

National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES)
NAES provides an interdisciplinary forum for scholars and activists concerned with the national and international dimensions of ethnicity.

The American Studies Association
The American Studies Association is the nation's oldest and largest association devoted to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history.

National Association for Multicultural Education
Advancing and Advocating for Social Justice & Equity

Affirmative Action Blog Spot
News and Commentary on Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Diversity

Diversity Search
Diversity Career portal for Minorities, Females and other Diversity job seekers and Diversity Recruiters. Top employers & recruiters actively seeking women & diverse candidates now.

Diversity Career Networking and Professional Associations. This guide provides a list of career networking resources for disadvantaged job-seekers.

Equal Opportunities Publications, Inc.
Publishes five magazines to promote diversity in the workplace: Woman Engineer, Minority Engineer, Equal Opportunity, Careers and the Disabled, and Workforce Diversity. Viewers can either download or subscribe. The site also contains career fair notices, employer profiles, and tips and trends for minorities, women, and people with disabilities.

Job bank and online resumes for all minority groups. Special focus villages for African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, and Native-Americans feature articles related to employment, career development, and current events.

Minority Scholarships
Directory of scholarships plus great financial aid information.

National Medical Association
The National Medical Association (NMA) is the collective voice of African American physicians and the leading force for parity and justice in medicine and the elimination of disparities in health.

Best of the Web, Resources on Diversity and Workplace Discrimination
Resources on Diversity and Workplace Discrimination. is a diversity-driven university job site to announce faculty, adjunct, postdoc, researcher, and all administrative jobs.


Resources for LGBT Individuals
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Campus Climate
A national nonprofit organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create safer, more LGBT-Friendly learning environments at colleges and universities.

UIC Gender and Sexuality Center
GSC provides knowledge and educational resources to combat prejudice, misunderstanding, and misinformation about issues of gender identity and sexual/affectional orientation.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Offers internships and job advertisements for students.

Human Rights Campaign
Offers information on domestic partner benefits, how to address discrimination, transgender issues, and more. There are also internship and job postings.

The Idealist
Has a list of GLBT-related non-profit organizations with internships.

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals
A non-profit educational organization dedicated to opposing discrimination and stereotypes.

National Gay and Lesbian Journalists Association
Listing of student internship programs and projects.
Our website allows diverse candidates to search among thousands of jobs in Higher Education specific to them. These include all types of Faculty and Executive positions as well as other areas such as Human Resources, Accounting, Development IT, Financial Aid, Athletics and many more.

Out and Equal Workplace Advocates
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is an organization dedicated to achieving equality for LGBT individuals. The Out & Equal Workplace Advocates' website provides online training, reports, tool kits and resource guides to assist employers with creating inclusive environments for LGBT employees.

Resources for Hispanics
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The Association Of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (AHAA)
Trade organization for promoting the Hispanic marketing and advertising industry.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
To Champion Hispanic Success in Higher Education.

Devoted to Advancing Hispanics, Chicanos & Native Americans in Science.

National Association of Hispanic Federal Executives
NAHFE is the Premier Organization Advocating for the Development and Advancement of Hispanics to Career Senior Level, Policy-Making Positions in the Federal Government. NAHFE is a member of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA). NAHFE is a 501(c)(3) Organization.

A nonprofit organization devoted solely to the education and leadership development of Puerto Rican and other Latino youth.

Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR)
To advance the inclusion of Hispanics in Corporate America at a level commensurate with our economic contributions.

Illinois LAtino Council on Higher Education
The mission of Illinois LAtino Council on Higher Education is to create an awareness of issues impacting Latinos in higher education and to provide a statewide forum for Latino educators, community representatives, and other supporters for the social and professional advancements of Latinos. ILACHE is a statewide organization dedicated to the advancement of the status of Latinos through educational policy reform, advocacy, identification of best practices, and the dissemination of research and information.

UIC Rafael Cintron-Ortiz Latino Cultural Center
The mission of the Latino Cultural Center is to create a positive atmosphere, through the development of educational, cultural, and social programs, which will lead to a greater retention and advancement of Latino students. The Center aims to instill and encourage others to pursue and understand Latino issues.

UIC Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services
Empowers students by providing personal growth and educational opportunities and to prepare leaders who will make individual and collective contributions toward the cultural and social advancement of the Latino community.

National Community for Latino Leadership
A collection of many links related to scholarships, internships, educational opportunities, and career planning.

A leading source for Hispanics and bilingual professionals to find new jobs and careers. Job seekers can post resumes and/or search jobs. The site also includes some career advice.

National Latina/o Psychological Association (NLPA)
The National Latina/o Psychological Association (NLPA) is a national organization of mental health professionals and students whose mission is 'to generate and advance psychological knowledge and foster its effective application for the benefit of the Hispanic/Latino population'.

Search job sites, company career pages and associations for latino jobs.
Allows diverse candidates to search among thousands of jobs in Higher Education specific to them. These include all types of Faculty and Executive positions as well as other areas such as Human Resources, Accounting, Development IT, Financial Aid, Athletics and many more.National Hispanic Medical Association 
NHMA offers a variety of educational, outreach and advertising opportunities to support.Medical Organization for Latino Advancement Chicago   
Non-profit association of Chicagoland Hispanic/Latino physicians working for career advancement, linguistic and cultural competency, personal wellness, and reduced health disparities for the good of the entire Hispanic/Latino community.

Resources for Native Americans
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UIC Native American Support Program
The NASPstrives to increase the enrollment, retention and graduation rates of Native American students. NASP fosters a climate supportive of positive academic experiences for Native American students at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Our website allows diverse candidates to search among thousands of jobs in Higher Education specific to them. These include all types of Faculty and Executive positions as well as other areas such as Human Resources, Accounting, Development IT, Financial Aid, Athletics and many more.

Native American Jobs

American Indian Heritage Foundation

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science

American Indian Culture & Research Journal

Index of Native American Resources on the Internet

Resources for Persons with Disabilities
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Anixter Center
Providing an array of services and supports for individuals with disabilities to live, learn, work and play in the community.

UIC Disability Resource Center
The Disability Resource Center facilitates access for students through consultation with faculty and campus departments, and the provision of reasonable accommodations.

Jan on the Web
JAN is the Job Accommodation Network, which promotes employability of people with functional disabilities. The site also lists links to disability-related employment resources.
Provides disability-related information and programs available across the government on civil rights, education, employment, housing, health, and technology.

Disability Online
Provides information on grants and contracts, a disability library, and a one-stop career center.

National Business and Disability Council
Services include a resume database, job postings, an information hotline, and an audiovisual library.

LD Online
Offers reliable information about LD and ADD, a national calendar of events, audio clips from experts, and recommended resources.

U.S. Dept. of Education
Includes a section devoted to legislation affecting people with disabilities.

U.S. Dept. of Labor
Connects job seekers with employers who have expressed an interest in hiring people with disabilities.

National Organization on Disability
NOD is committed to increasing the employment rate of people with disabilities.
Our website allows diverse candidates to search among thousands of jobs in Higher Education specific to them. These include all types of Faculty and Executive positions as well as other areas such as Human Resources, Accounting, Development IT, Financial Aid, Athletics and many more.

Resources for Women
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National Association of Collegiate Woman Athletics Administrators
An organization with the goal of enhancing opportunities for women in athletics.

Womens Network
A Networking Resource for Women Executive/Professionals.

National Association of Women Business Owners
To provide incisive commentary on issues of importance to women business owners.

The Society of Women Engineers
An organization that stimulates women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers.

The Association for Women in Communications
A professional organization that champions the advancement of women acress all communications disciplines.

Women In Technology International
News, career opportunities, articles and info to empower women through technology.

The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology
To increase the impact of women on all aspects of technology, and to increase the positive impact of technology on the world's women.

UIC Women's Leadership & Resource Center
(formerly known as Office of Women's Affairs) Provides consultation on issues such as sexual harassment and sexual assault and provides programs for UIC departments on working more effectively with gender issues. The Office of Women's Affairs also provides a safe place for women to relax and for small meetings. Our resource center has a variety of books on a wide range of topics of interest to women.

Career Women
Career Portal by and for Women. Post your Resume, search CW Job Bank, Career Women Resources and more. Employers & Recruiters actively seeking women & diverse candidates now.

Her Domain
A support and networking group for women interested in the World Wide Web.
Our website allows diverse candidates to search among thousands of jobs in Higher Education specific to them. These include all types of Faculty and Executive positions as well as other areas such as Human Resources, Accounting, Development IT, Financial Aid, Athletics and many more.

America's Job Exchange

Resources for Veterans

AbilityOne Program
Find information on a federal initiative to help people who are blind or have other significant disabilities find employment with nonprofit agencies that sell products and/or services to the U.S. Government.

American Legion - Career Opportunities for Veterans
Includes links to a variety of job banks and career resources.

VA jobs, veteran salary, benefits, etc. Useful info and available job opportunities for veterans.

Bradley-Morris - Military Job Placement Services
Matches top leadership, technical, sales, operations and diversity candidates who are leaving the military with leading job opportunities. A career placement firm specializing in Veteran job placement for military officers, non-commissioned officers and technicians from all branches.

CareerOneStop - Job Search
Offers state job banks and other job search resources and information.
Offers an online recruiting solution for candidates that are currently transitioning out of the military as well as military Veterans with varying amounts of business experience. Services include an online job board, job fairs and a military base publication.

Corporate Gray
Links employers with transitioning and former military personnel. Search for jobs of interest and find information on local job fairs.

Employer Partnership of the Armed Forces
Search civilian job opportunities offered by the Armed Forces Employer Partners.

Enable America - VetConnect
Dedicated to helping wounded warriors re-acclimate to civilian life or return to active duty, VetConnect enhances existing rehabilitation programs for wounded Veterans and actively engages local civic, business, and community leaders in the reorientation and mentorship of wounded warriors to their communities.

Farmer-Veteran Coalition (FVA)
Helps Veterans find employment, training and places to heal on America's farms. Employers interested in hiring Veterans in agricultural work are encouraged to contact FVA.

Find Your State Job Bank
Click on a state on the map to find the job bank in your state that offers help finding and keeping employment.

G.I. Jobs
Civilian career guide for military job seekers provides an online job search tool, career fair calendar, employer listings and articles on employment for Veterans.

Helmets to Hard Hats
Connects Veterans to career training and employment opportunities in the construction industry. Encourages the transition from military to civilian life by providing training to Service Members in construction skills.

Hire A Hero - Military Employment Community Network
Offers and online military community for Veterans, employers and volunteers to aid Service Members and their families with securing employment.

Hire Heroes USA
Provides free job-placement services to Veterans with service-connected disabilities. A non-profit organization that serves as a bridge to careers for returning Veterans, specializing in the career placement of those wounded or with any level of disability.

Hire Patriots Job Bank
Serves as a job bank for Service Members in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines. Also provides job listing for current and transitioning troops, military spouses and Veterans.

Hiring Veterans - Employer Quick Links
Quick links for employers on where to recruit and hire Veteran employees.

Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP) - Department of Labor
Read about HVRP, which assists in reintegrating homeless Veterans into employment. Contact your local Veterans' Employment and Training Service office.

Job Opportunities for Disabled American Veterans
Access a list of employment opportunities for Veterans with a disability. Also offers the Microsoft IT Academy where disabled Veterans can learn information technology (IT) skills and receive Microsoft certifications.

Job Resources by State
Find links to state job banks as well as information, resources and assistance in finding civilian employment.

Jobs for Vets
Job bank portal that helps Veterans as they transition from active duty to the private sector. "Careers" page offers single-click access to corporate partners' job listings.

Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Instructor Opportunities
Links to information on becoming a Junior ROTC instructor, including qualifications, questions and answers, the application and current vacancies.

Lucas Group - Military Transition Recruitment Assistance
Executive search firm offering military transition recruitment assistance to Non-Commissioned Officers, Junior Military Officers, Senior Military Officers and Technicians.

Military Exits
Job assistance and employment opportunities for Veterans and their families.

Military Spouse Corporate Career Network
Specializes in mentoring and employment placement solutions for military spouses, war wounded and caregivers of war wounded.

Military Stars
Helps transitioning military personnel and Veterans find jobs after the military through career fairs and placement services.
Provides resources to connect Veterans, transitioning military, Guard, Reserve and military spouses with civilian and government jobs.
Browse jobs by companies, location, categories and industries. Also find relevant articles on resume advice, job-hunting guidance, career planning tips and other job-related topics.
This site helps veterans covert their resume.

National Veterans Foundation - Veterans Job Listings
A list of nationwide job opportunities compiled by the National Veterans Foundation. Use this resource to search for or post a job.

Orion International - Military Transition & Veteran Placement Services
A national military and Veteran job placement and recruiting service specializing helping top military leaders, engineers, and technicians make the transition into the civilian workforce by matching their skills and career goals with opportunities.
Provides free comprehensive job search and career transition services for Veterans, their spouses and transitioning military personnel worldwide. Also offers career fairs across the country.

Sentinels of Freedom
Offers life scholarships for certain severely wounded Veterans, which include not only actual scholarships for education, but also housing, new furniture and household supplies, career-placement assistance and training, adaptive vehicles, placement and mentoring at corporations.

Silent Professionals
Allows Veterans to apply to a wide range of jobs available within the defense and private security industry as well as unique corporate security job opportunities.

Social Security Administration Career Opportunities
Allows Veterans to apply for careers with the Social Security Administration without undergoing the normal selection process. Visit SSA's Career Search page to learn about current opportunities.

Transition Assistance Online
Provides career information, tools and job fairs for transitioning military personnel.

Troops-2-Truckers - Careers in the Trucking Industry
Offers Veterans career opportunities in the trucking industry.

Provides mentorship, referral assistance and placement services to military personnel interested in beginning a second career in public education as a teacher.

United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Care Coalition - Employment Resources
Find resources available to assist disabled Veterans with employment.

VA Careers - Job Search
Find open positions at the VA in the career fields and locations where you desire employment. Includes search options for the general public, VA employees and status-eligible candidates.

VetCentral - Job Referrals for Veterans
Provides links to career resources as well as a search function to locate jobs and employers.

Job search site for transitioning Service Members and Veterans with an employment assistance section on how to organize a job search, write a resume, interview and identify employers.

Veteran Jobs -
Find employers looking for military experience. Search for jobs, translate your military skills, network with other Veterans or attend a career expo in your community.

Veterans & Government Job Banks
Links to job banks specifically for Veterans and Service Members from Career One Stop. - A Service of the DirectEmployers Association
Helps military personnel transitioning from active duty find employment opportunities in the civilian workforce. Use the website or enter your MOC plus dot-jobs (.jobs) into your browser to locate civilian occupations requiring the same or similar skills as your previous job in the military.

Wounded Warrior Program - U.S. House of Representatives
Information on two-year fellowships that provide employment opportunities within the House of Representatives. Positions are available in Congressional Member district offices nationwide and applicants must have served on active duty since September 11, 2001, have a 30 percent or greater service-connected disability rating and less than 20 years of service.
This website allows diverse candidates to search among thousands of jobs in Higher Education specific to them. These include all types of Faculty and Executive positions as well as other areas such as Human Resources, Accounting, Development IT, Financial Aid, Athletics and many more.

Lifeline for Vets

Veteran Resource Centers of America

Homeless Veterans Resources

Chicago Office of Veteran Affairs

When veterans use this free job-searching site, their applications and resumes will have a special star on them, telling employers that they are veterans trying to re-enter the workforce