Foreign Degree Evaluation Companies and Resources for Diverse Populations

If you have earned a degree in a foreign country, we suggest your have your transcripts/degrees evaluated for equivalency. Some companies may want to see how your studies match up with degrees earned in the United States, and others may see that you are serious about marketing your skills, and that you degrees are valid.

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...

The Welcome Back Center (An International Health Worker Assistance Center)
http://www.welcomebackcenter.org/

RESOURCES FOR DIVERSE POPULATIONS

AFRICAN-AMERICANS
http://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

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
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

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
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
Career interviews with “minority professionals who developed street smarts for swimming against the tide”
Website assists with placing talented underserved students with mentors in business and industry, preparing them for corporate and community leadership

LATINOS - LATINAS
http://www.latinosinhighered.com/
Database for Latino/a 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

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, 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

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

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

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