LGBT Career Resources

The Career Services Office is committed to the President's Statement on Diversity.

Out At Work: A Toolkit for Workplace Equality

Lambda Legal's Out At Work: A Toolkit for Workplace Equality is a guide for LGBTQ rights in the U.S. workplace.

Out At Work can help you:
  • Familiarize yourself with laws and legal protections
  • Find resources for dealing with workplace issues for LGBT people
  • Download worksheets to assess LGBT friendly workplaces
  • Rate yourself as an ally

Career and LGBT Resources

Human Right’s Campaign Worknet - Source of information on workplace and corporate attitudes and policies surrounding sexual orientation.  Includes links to information about employee groups, organizations and companies offering domestic partnership benefits, and legal and discrimination policies. Also a bibliography of career related issues.

The Human Rights Campaign is also the publisher of the Corporate Equality Index . This index "provides a simple way to evaluate whether America's biggest employers are treating their gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and consumers equitably." The index is based on a 10-point system that rates corporate policies and actions toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.   

ProGayJobs.Com - First e-Recruitment site dedicated to gays and lesbians to get jobs in gay-friendly companies. The website provides job postings from companies that promote diversity and provide safe and open environments for Gay and Lesbian workers.
Out For Work - A nonprofit dedicated to educating, preparing, and empowering LGBT college students and their allies for the workplace. Includes a Career Library of information, and conferences for students and alumni.
LGBT Career Link - Find jobs, learn about employment at diversity-friendly companies and research careers by networking with your LGBT and allied colleagues.
National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) – Business advocate for LGBT owned and friendly businesses, entrepreneurs, professionals, and corporations.  
Lamda Legal - National LGBT civil rights organization; web site includes information about workplace discrimination cases.
The R. Scott Hitt Foundation – Internship programs designed to expose students to nonprofit organizational work in the field of gay and lesbian nonprofit advocacy.
Center for Gender Sanity – Advice and assistance for all aspects of gender transition in the workplace.
Transgender Law and Policy Institute - non-profit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society.
National Consortium of Directors of LGBT Resources in Higher Education - Includes job listings for college and university positions.
National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce - Nondiscrimination and other information from a national grassroots organization.

Professional Associations

Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Professionals
A professional organization for LGBT professionals in higher education. A job board can be found on the website

Human Rights Campaign
An organization dedicated to advancing equal rights for the LGBT community.  For workplace related issues, a job search database, and information, hover the mouse over the “Issues” tab and click on the link to “Workplace”.

National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
An organization promoting the LGBT community in the area of business.

National Organization of Gay and lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals
A non-profit organization that educates and advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students and professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

Pride @ Work
A resource guide for LGBT union workers in the AFL-CIO.

Conferences and Networking Organizations
Out Professionals - Leading gay and lesbian professional networking site.
Federal Globe - LGBT organization that represents the interests of federal employees; this site provides legislative resources, press releases and fact sheets. Reaching Out MBA Conference.
Out and Equal - Non-profit organization that discusses LGBT workplace issues.
Pride at Work - AFL-CIO group that seeks to integrate LGBT concerns into the larger Labor Movement.
Ford GLOBE - Ford Motor Company’s LGBT employee group’s resource page.
National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) - We advocate equal employment opportunity, professional networking, role modeling, science education, and scientific freedom/responsibility. We practice science, technology, engineering, and mathematics with PRIDE.
Atlanta Executive Network – LGBT networking organization.
Out for Undergraduate Business Conference - Conference held annually in New York City.