There are a number of useful websites for minorities and other underrepresented job seekers . Look below for advice and job opportunities from supportive employers.
Black Voices.com - Career Center
This Huffington Post site includes career profiles and advice.
Career links and job postings geared toward persons of color.
Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory
Summer Internships in Science and Technology - SIST
News articles, job search resources, and job search tools and tips.
Hispanic Alliance for Career Development
Organization with a mission to positively impact the American workplace by cultivating the pipeline of Latino talent and providing Latino professionals the insight, access, and support to be successful in their careers.
Career information, employer profiles, job search tools, and job postings.
Minority Access, Inc
(click "Programs" then "Minority Access Internship Program"). Headquartered in MD, heavily geared toward the federal government and DC, but other opportunities are available. Round-trip travel is usually included with the internships; housing assistance is available.
NCAA Postgraduate Internship Program
Paid, twelve-month positions for individuals interested in administration of intercollegiate athletics.
Career Resources for individuals who are bilingual and of Latino background. Sponsored by Saludos Magazine.
Smithsonian Institute - Office of Fellowships Internships, Minority Internships
Feb. 1 deadline for summer.
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO)
"Early action period" from October 15 - January 15, with the final deadline of February 15 for summer internships.
Student Conservation Association
Their Urban and Diversity Program is for populations that traditionally have not explored the many vital and rewarding positions offered in the conservation field.
The Black Collegian Online
The career site for students and professionals of color. This site is the on-line version of the magazine of the same name. Job listings and resume postings are available.
Employer profiles, career resources, and a searchable jobs database.
WrightChoice Intern Program, Inc.
This program was founded because there was an evident need for minority college students and students with disabilities to realize the importance of internship opportunities prior to graduation.
Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network
GLSEN has great resources for those GLBT individuals who are interested in education.
National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals
Supporting those in the scientific and technical fields, this organization seeks to improve employment and professional environments and provide education on relevant topics.
OUT for Work
OUT for Work has worked with thousands of students to educate, prepare and empower them with a toolbox of knowledge to assist in a successful transition from academia into the workplace.
Pride At Work
News articles and commentary for the gay, lesbian, trangender and bisexual labor force.
Transgender Law and Policy Institute
The TLPI brings experts and advocates together to work on law and policy initiatives designed to advance transgender equality.
Transgender Workplace Diversity Network
800-strong network on transgender workplace diversity for HR managers, diversity professionals, lawyers, transgender employees and allies.
Bridging the gap between employers who actively seek diverse candidate and job seekers who want to be appreciated for the skills and experience they have to offer.
Asian Women in Business
AWIB's corporate initiative is designed to support corporate and professional Asian women.
This site refers to itself as "The smart woman's online career resource." You'll find assessment tools, job search advice, articles for balancing work and family and dealing with workplace issues, and more.
The website of the Feminist Majority Foundation has job and internship resources available.
National Association of Female Executives
This organization provides education, networking, and advocacy to empower women in their careers.
Women for Hire
An online job board, source of advice/tips, and coordinator of job fairs in various locations around the country.
Women in Business and Industry
Women in Business and Industry is dedicated to promoting women's rights in America's employment and education. They aim to spread awareness of issues and opportunities concerning all female workers through news and by connecting them with employers who foster equal opportunity as part of their corporate policies.
Womensphere is a global community of individuals, leaders, networks, organizations, and companies, aligned by a shared mission and purpose: Empowering and connecting the world's women to unleash potential, create opportunities, and inspire impact.
Employment Resources for the Disabled
Part of the Riley Guide, this site has a great collection of career links, some addressing specific disabilities, such as visual impairment.
Federal Employment of People with Disabilities
Our nation's government is at the forefront in workplace accommodation and offers a wide range of career options. You can also search for Federal Government jobs through the USAJOBS site, operated by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
"Careers and community for talented people with disabilities."
Their goal is to enable people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment.
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
A free consulting service designed to increase employability of people with disabilities.
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability
Providing information particularly geared toward youth transitioning into the workforce, this site has a variety of helpful resources.
National Organization on Disability
An excellent collection of links can be found for job assistance and recruitment agencies, interview tips, resume help, success stories, and more.
Assists individuals with disabilities to gain and sustain employment, in partnership with business and the community.
Military and veteran career services and job postings (powered by Monster.com).
A joint venture between veterans and corporate recruiters, this site helps veterans seek employment and use their skills effectively.
Transition Assistance Online
Resources, links and job postings geared toward veterans of the US Armed Forces.
Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS)
Information from the U.S. Department of Labor on regulations, legal issues, and resources related to employment of veterans.
This resource is exclusively endorsed by Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.
Vets Info Guide
From the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, this site has resources for Civil Service Employment and Veterans.
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program
Services offered through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.