Foreign Degree Evaluation, Ex-Offenders, Latinx, Veterans, Disability, LGBTQIA, Other Diverse Populations Resources

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Upwardly Global (a resource for skilled Immigrant Professionals)


Job search website for “employers committed to diversity”
Profiles of and interviews with African Americans in a variety of careers, career advice for professionals and entrepreneurs, job search, and videos
African-American Business and Career Magazine focusing on entrepreneurship and employment

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

Transitioning into the workforce
List of companies that have hired ex-offenders
Job search and salary guides
Helping individuals with criminal records re-enter through employment (HIRE)
Assistance for males who are homeless or have been recently released from prison
Local resource for job readiness, housing, and youth programs
Learn about career planning for people with criminal convictions
Tips on interviewing, networking, finding a job and overcoming employment barriers
Practical and interactive software on how to use computerized employment applications
List of felon friendly occupations and companies
Tips on How to Earn Your Degree and Get Hired After Incarceration

Database for Latinx professionals seeking employment in higher education
National Society for Hispanic Professionals: job search database, job fairs, forums, network, and interviews with member professionals
Entry-level and professional positions; bilingual positions; success stories
Hispanic Alliance for Career Advancement provides job matching, professional development and mentoring
Internship opportunities available through the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

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

Internship and job posting site dedicated to LGBTQA college students
A career link for advocacy for the LGBTQ community in the workplace, learn about transitioning, workplace equality, company policies, and more
National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit organization that expands career opportunities for LGBT-owned businesses
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

Featured jobs, nearby jobs, videos, and events, including in-person workshops offered as close as the North County Job Center in Oceanside
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

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

Comprehensive College Guide for Undocumented Students
Empowering and informing undocumented people about programs and services for career development
A network of undocumented students studying pre-health fields and sharing resources
National scholarship fund for DREAMers
Immigrant youth-led organization for advocacy for access to higher education, stopping family separation, and creating alliances for DREAMers, queer, and immigrant rights
The Nation’s Leading LGBTQ Immigrant Rights Organization
Information for immigrant entrepreneurs, regardless of legal status
View a list of professions from the Division of Consumer Affairs page to determine whether a background check is required
Resources on immigrant and employee rights via the U.S Department of Justice
Employment database for non-native born workers seeking job opportunities within the U.S.

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) assistance with job training, employment accommodations, resume development and job seeking skills coaching
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
Locate occupational information that relates to military branch experience
Database and resources for veterans, military spouses, and students with disabilities seeking employment with the federal government military friendly employers
Aligns military job title with similar civilian career titles
One stop resource for Federal Veteran employment information
Descriptions of various intelligence jobs and links to current job postings
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
Learn how veterans can make the most of LinkedIn and connect with leading employers
Listing and ranking of top military friendly employers
Veterans Village of San Diego provides 24/7 information and support on personal and career planning
Career guide on transition, training, education and resources for injured veterans
Employment transition workshops, resume building and career coaching
Resources and guides on re-entering the civilian job market

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