Foreign Degree Evaluation Companies and Resources for Diverse Populations

The list below is provided as a courtesy....you must research and choose the company that best matches your needs. We do not endorse any particular one of them.

There is also a website link to NACES that contains additional options.
http://www.naces.org/

Upwardly Global (a resource for skilled Immigrant Professionals)
https://www.upwardlyglobal.org/skilled-immigrant-job-seekers/american-li...

RESOURCES FOR DIVERSE POPULATIONS

AFRICAN AMERICANS

http://jobsearch.blackcollegian.com/
Job search website for “employers committed to diversity”
http://blackenterprise.com
Profiles of and interviews with African Americans in a variety of careers, career advice for professionals and entrepreneurs, job search, and videos
https://www.blackeoejournal.com/
African-American Business and Career Magazine focusing on entrepreneurship and employment

ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICANS

www.goldsea.com
“Asian American Daily” – Careers tab has information on top careers, advice for networking, interviewing, and choosing a career
www.asian-jobs.com
Featured companies and jobs for bilingual/Asian-speaking professionals
http://www.asianlawcaucus.org
Resources, job, volunteer, and fellowship opportunities for Asian Pacific Americans

FORMERLY INCARCERATED STUDENTS

http://www.rileyguide.com/exoffend.html
Transitioning into the workforce
List of companies that have hired ex-offenders
Job search and salary guides
http://hirenetwork.org
Helping individuals with criminal records re-enter through employment (HIRE)
http://www.sandiego.salvationarmy.org/sierra_del_mar/steps
Assistance for males who are homeless or have been recently released from prison
http://www.secondchanceprogram.org
Local resource for job readiness, housing, and youth programs
https://careerwise.minnstate.edu/exoffenders/index.html
Learn about career planning for people with criminal convictions
http://www.exoffenderreentry.com/tips.html
Tips on interviewing, networking, finding a job and overcoming employment barriers
https://nicic.gov/simulated-onlinekiosk-job-application
Practical and interactive software on how to use computerized employment applications
http://jobsthathirefelons.org/
List of felon friendly occupations and companies

HISPANIC/LATINX STUDENTS

http://www.latinosinhighered.com
Database for Latinx professionals seeking employment in higher education
http://network.nshp.org
National Society for Hispanic Professionals: job search database, job fairs, forums, network, and interviews with member professionals
http://www.latpro.com
Entry-level and professional positions; bilingual positions; success stories
http://www.haceonline.org/
Hispanic Alliance for Career Advancement provides job matching, professional development and mentoring
https://www.hacu.net/hacu/HNIP.asp
Internship opportunities available through the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

HISTORICALLY UNDERREPRESENTED POPULATIONS

http://imdiversity.com
Articles, information, and job search database featuring “diversity villages”
http://www.minorityjobs.net
Job search database, career guidance, and news about civil rights
https://www.diversityemployers.com/
Employment database with employers committed to diversity
http://www.diversityworking.com
Database of pro-diversity employers featuring community channels (by population segment) and career channels (by career/major interest area)
http://www.diversityinc.com/topic/diversity-management
Articles about diversity management, unconscious bias, and career advice
http://workplacediversity.com
Jobs and articles featuring employers striving for a multicultural workplace
http://streetsmart.diversityjobs.com
Website assists with placing talented underserved students with mentors in business and industry, preparing them for corporate and community leadership
http://streetsmart.diversityjobs.com/careers
Career interviews with “minority professionals who developed street smarts for swimming against the tide”
https://www.muppies.org/
Non-profit network dedicated to empowering and advancing Muslim professionals
http://www.myvisajobs.com
Employment database for non-native born workers seeking job opportunities within the U.S.

LGBTQIA STUDENTS

http://www.outforwork.org/jobs/default.asp
Internship and job posting site dedicated to LGBTQA college students
http://www.outandequal.org/resources/lgbt-careerlink
A career link for advocacy for the LGBTQ community in the workplace, learn about transitioning, workplace equality, company policies, and more
https://nglcc.org/who-we-are/careers
National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit organization that expands career opportunities for LGBT-owned businesses
https://www.hrc.org/explore/topic/workplace
Learn about corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBTQ employees and view a listing of “Best Places to Work” based on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index

NATIVE AMERICANS

http://www.nativehire.org
Featured jobs, nearby jobs, videos, and events, including in-person workshops offered as close as the North County Job Center in Oceanside
http://www.aises.org
American Indian Science and Engineering Society: a national non-profit for “American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other indigenous people of North America” interested in STEM fields

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

http://askjan.org
Accommodation information organized by limitation, disability, or condition
https://www.dol.gov/odep
Office of Disability Employment Policy: technical assistance resources and links
https://www.disability.gov
Information on mentoring, internships, self-employment, job search, and training
http://www.gettinghired.com
Employment opportunities for students and veterans with disabilities
https://www.usajobs.gov
Database and resources for veterans, military spouses, and students with disabilities seeking employment with the federal government
http://www.able2work.org
Non-profit organization “serving the San Diego disabled community,” including helping youth, veterans, and transitioning military find apprenticeships and jobs
https://www.ssa.gov/work
Free employment support program for social security disability beneficiaries
http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org
Vocational career options for people with disabilities, support services, adaptive tools and resources to succeed on the vocational path
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/disability-employment/
Employment resources on federal agencies from the U.S Office of Personnel Management
http://www.recruitingablegrads.com/
Assistance for college grads with disabilities; database of entry level job listings
http://www.able2work.org/
Able-Disabled Advocacy serves the San Diego Community to provide “vocational skills training and educational advancement for youth, military veterans, and adults with disabilities”
http://www.afb.org/info/living-with-vision-loss/for-job-seekers/12
Resources on career exploration and employment for blind or visually impaired job seekers

UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS

http://www.e4fc.org
Empowering and informing undocumented people about programs and services for career development
http://www.phdreamers.org
A network of undocumented students studying pre-health fields and sharing resources
http://www.thedream.us
National scholarship fund for DREAMers
http://unitedwedream.org
Immigrant youth-led organization for advocacy for access to higher education, stopping family separation, and creating alliances for DREAMers, queer, and immigrant rights
http://www.immigrationequality.org
The Nation’s Leading LGBTQ Immigrant Rights Organization
https://immigrantsrising.org/resources/
Information for immigrant entrepreneurs, regardless of legal status
http://www.dca.ca.gov/about_dca/profession
View a list of professions from the Division of Consumer Affairs page to determine whether a background check is required
https://www.justice.gov/crt/immigrant-and-employee-rights-section
Resources on immigrant and employee rights via the U.S Department of Justice
http://www.myvisajobs.com
Employment database for non-native born workers seeking job opportunities within the U.S.

VETERANS AND ACTIVE MILITARY STUDENTS

http://www.benefits.va.gov/vocrehab/index.asp
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) assistance with job training, employment accommodations, resume development and job seeking skills coaching
https://www.dol.gov/vets
U.S. Department of Labor VETS website assists America's veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting employment rights
http://www.onetonline.org/crosswalk/MOC
Locate occupational information that relates to military branch experience
https://www.usajobs.gov
Database and resources for veterans, military spouses, and students with disabilities seeking employment with the federal government military friendly employers
http://www.mynextmove.org/vets
Aligns military job title with similar civilian career titles
http://www.FedshireVets.gov
One stop resource for Federal Veteran employment information
http://home.intelligencecareers.com
Descriptions of various intelligence jobs and links to current job postings
http://www.clearancejobs.com
Website for job seekers with federal security clearance. Provides career advice, resume samples, tips for applying for jobs as a veteran, and registration into a cleared network that offers direct contact with defense industry employers and recruiters
https://linkedinforgood.linkedin.com/programs/veterans
Learn how veterans can make the most of LinkedIn and connect with leading employers
https://militaryfriendly.com/employers/
Listing and ranking of top military friendly employers
http://vvsd.net/courage-to-call/
Veterans Village of San Diego provides 24/7 information and support on personal and career planning
http://www.jobhero.com/veteran-career-guide/
Career guide on transition, training, education and resources for injured veterans
https://hireourheroes.org
Employment transition workshops, resume building and career coaching
https://www.job-hunt.org/article_veterans_jobsearch.shtml
Resources and guides on re-entering the civilian job market

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