Black, Indigenous, and People of Color

A compilation of career-related resources for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.

Career Design Lab continuously strives to provide relevant career content and resources to support Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and this page is regularly updated. 

African-American Students

African American Professional Associations – Compilation of links to the leading African American professional associations, many with career and job sites of their own, collected by Monster.

Black Enterprise
Search for jobs. Knowledge center for job search, career management and professional development articles and advice.

Black Collegian Online
“The career site for students of color.” Online version of the career magazine geared towards African Americans. Hard copy version of the magazine available for free in the Career Resource Center (MP212).

National Urban League Job Network – The Urban League Job Network is backed by the National Urban League and is dedicated to helping diverse students find employment opportunities.

 

Hispanic/Latinx Students

Hispanic and Latinx Professional Associations – Compilation of links to the leading Hispanic and Latinx professional associations, many with career and job sites of their own, collected by Monster.

Latinx Careers – Job board sponsored by LATCareers.com.

LatPro.com
Leading employment source for Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking professionals throughout the Americas.

ihispano.com
Job search site.

Saludos Web National Job Listings
Supported by Saludos Hispanos magazine, this site serves the Hispanic community by providing a way for employers actively seeking to recruit qualified Hispanics to post job listings. Search for jobs, read career and internship advice, learn about Hispanic-friendly companies with opportunities for Spanish-speaking bilingual professionals.

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The Career Design Lab is located in Lenapehoking.

We gratefully acknowledge the Munsee Lenape people, who belong to the land on which we are privileged to work.

 

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The Career Design Lab (CDL) in the School of Professional Studies (SPS) is here to support students of all backgrounds, perspectives and identities; enabling them to bring their full selves to work. We believe all students should have an opportunity …

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Why Your Organization Should Close in Celebration of Juneteenth

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Alongside a growing number of employers across the country, the Idealist office is closed on Monday, June 19 in celebration of Juneteenth, which commemorates the official ending of slavery in the United States on June 19th, 1865.

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Improve your ability to communicate big ideas to clients, teams, and execs by honing your presentation skills! Gain access to…

Networking & Outreach

Utilize practical exercises and advice from successful professionals to grow your network, build your professional community, represent your organization, and…

Clarifying Expectations

What questions do you need to ask to get the job done correctly? Improve your ability to communicate with your…

Goal Setting

Setting relevant and precise goals is a recipe for career success… but where do you start? Learn how to choose…

Giving & Receiving Feedback

Feedback is a two-way street — this course helps prepare you to thoughtfully give and receive constructive feedback with team…

LinkedIn Overview

Learn how to harness all of LinkedIn’s features in order to optimize your job search, expand your network, and maximize…

Informational Interviews

Careers aren’t built alone! Informational interviews are a key tool in your professional toolbelt: learn how to leverage the peers…

Cross-Functional Collaboration

Explore the essential roles and functions you’ll be collaborating with at top companies, then dive into best practices for leading…

Requesting Time Off

Nervous about requesting time off from work? Not sure how to ask your manager? Get the essential information and templates…

Career Exploration

Finding your career path doesn’t have to be a headache! Learn the difference between constructive and overwhelming questions to ask…

Cover Letters

When used correctly, a cover letter can be a valuable companion to your resume. This course will provide the samples…

Interviewing

Prepare to ace the interview! Dive into interview fundamentals, secrets to making a great first impression on employers, and how…

Professional Writing & Organization

Take a deep dive into the unspoken do’s and don’ts of professional communication with coworkers, customers, managers, and more! Then,…

Presence & Professionalism

Whether you’re in the office, joining a remote meeting, or attending a work event, how you show up matters! Demystify…

Getting to Know Your Manager & Team

Navigating a new workplace is a challenge. Start your new role with confidence by asking the right questions on (and…

Hiring Process & Offer Evaluation

Upgrade your hire-ability by demystifying the hiring process from application to offer.

Resumes

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Career Resources

National Urban League Job Network

The Urban League Job Network is backed by the National Urban League and is dedicated to helping diverse students find …

African American Professional Associations

Compilation of links to the leading African American professional associations, many with career and job sites of their own, collected …

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