Campus Resources

Elon University Gender & LGBTQIA Center – In support of the mission of Elon University, the Gender & LGBTQIA Center partners across campus and community to support, advocate, and educate around gender and LGBTQIA identities to create an inclusive campus community of equity, justice, and academic excellence for students, employees, and alumni.

Elon University LGBTQIA Alumni Network  – The network works to connect LGBTQIA identifying alumni and continue Elon’s commitment to promoting a tolerant and accepting community.

Job and Internship Sites

DiversityJobs – Connects African Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans, Hispanic people, and members of the LGBT community with companies that are known for being diversity-friendly.

INSIGHT Into Diversity – Aids equal opportunity employers in adding diverse, qualified candidates to their workforce. Job postings include positions in academia, business, healthcare, and the government.

LGBT Connect – Job posting site that connects employers with the LGBT community.

Professional Diversity Network – The Professional Diversity Network provides a professional network for diverse talent and has job postings as well as other resources.

Zippia Jobs and Other LGBTQIA Resources – Zippia is an on-line resource that helps individuals find and pursue jobs; in addition to job postings, they have helpful articles and other resources, some of which are geared toward specific populations.

Professional Associations

Out Professionals – Nonprofit networking organization for LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning) professionals in the USA; the organization and its events are open to both established and aspiring professionals as well as supportive community allies.

Out to Innovate – Professional society and global community of LGBTQ+ students and professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The organization was formerly known as National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP).

LGBTQIA+ and Diversity-Focused Workplaces & Programs

Fortune – Filter this list of top companies to work for by different metrics of diversity, such as % of Minorities, People with Disabilities, or LGBTQ.

Great Place to Work – Employees rated these companies highly in terms of their dedication to diversity.

Human Rights Campaign – Employer Search – Search companies, municipalities, and healthcare facilities to see how they rate on HRC’s Corporate, Municipal and Healthcare Equality Indices.

Human Rights Campaign – Corporate Equality Index – The national benchmarking tool measuring policies, practices and benefits pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) employees.

REFINITIV Diversity and Inclusion Index – Identifies the Top 100 publicly traded companies with the most inclusive and diverse workplaces.

The American Bar Foundation Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program – The American Bar Foundation (ABF) is among the world’s leading research institutes for the empirical and interdisciplinary study of law. These fellowships foster a diverse and inclusive community for underrepresented individuals in the fields of law and social science. Individuals who demonstrate a commitment to diversity with respect to economic background, religious affiliation, race, ethnicity, disability, military experience, sexual orientation, and/or gender expression/identity, first-generation college students, and other individuals who are diverse and traditionally underrepresented in the fields of law and social science are encouraged to apply.

BlackRock Founders Scholarship – US – The BlackRock Founders Scholarship is an accelerated Summer Analyst internship interview process and scholarship program for diverse students who have demonstrated leadership while exemplifying the BlackRock Principles in their communities. In addition to a summer internship, candidates may also receive a merit award of $17,500. This program is designed for undergraduate or master’s students who self-identify as Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native American, LGBTQ+ or disabled.

The Broad Diversity Apprenticeship Program (DAP) – An initiative to create career opportunities for people from underrepresented communities in the museum field broadly and art handling and preparations world specifically. This includes people who identify as Black, Indigenous, and people of color; women; immigrants; LGBTQIA+; people who were formerly incarcerated; and foster youth. (The Broad is a contemporary museum located in Los Angeles, CA.)

Emphasizing and Empowering the T in LGBTQ For Allies and Transgender People in Tech – University of Denver blog article.

Goldman Sachs LGBTQ+ Possibilities Summit – One of a series of interactive, three-week long virtual programs designed to expand your personal network, cultivate top industry skills, and explore the wealth of opportunities available at the firm.

Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program – Scholarship program for college sophomores and juniors designed to assist with efforts to recruit diverse candidates from historically underrepresented groups to the financial services industry. Students apply for the scholarship program as part of their application for a Summer Analyst position. If selected as an RBF Scholar, students receive a one-time financial scholarship for college. Students of all majors and disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Out for Undergrad(O4U) – O4U coordinates yearly business, engineering, marketing, and tech conferences to help connect a diverse class of high-achieving LGBTQ+ students with potential employers. Students will have the opportunity to learn about careers in their industry of choice while networking with both more experienced LGBTQ+ professionals as well as peers.  All admitted student expenses, including travel, stay, and conference attendance, are paid by the organization.

The Roddenberry Fellowship – A 12-month program that offers Fellows $50,000 to take an existing initiative (e.g., campaign, organization) to the next level and amplify its impact or to launch a new initiative.

The Queer Career Blog – Blog where real Queer professionals sharing advice on workplace issues, finding jobs, locating safe companies, career coaching, and more.

Other Career/Workplace Resources

GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) – Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, GLAD works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation. Contact the organization for free and confidential legal information, assistance, and referrals.

Human Rights Campaign Workplace Resources – HRC’s campaigns are focused on mobilizing those who envision a world strengthened by diversity, where our laws and society treat all people equally, including LGBTQ+ people and those who are multiply marginalized.

Lambda Legal – Employment and Rights in the Workplace – A collection of resources and publications related to employment and rights in the workplace.

NACE LGBTQIA+ Career Resources – Information about LGBTQIA+ individuals’ experiences in the workplace, career advice, and lists of supportive companies; the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is a professional association that connects over 13,700 college career services professionals, university relations and recruiting professionals, and the business solution providers that serve this community.

National Center for Lesbian Rights – NCLR is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education.

National Center for Transgender Equality – The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. In the nation’s capital and throughout the country, NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice.

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates – Out & Equal is an organization working exclusively on LGBTQ workplace equality. Through their worldwide programs, Fortune 500 partnerships and annual Workplace Summit conference, they provide resources for LGBTQ people and support organizations with the goal of creating a culture of belonging for all.

Trans Can Work –  a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles, California committed to advancing workplace inclusion through innovative training strategies and workforce development.

Zippia Careers Trans Job Seeker Guide – Resource provided by Zippia, an on-line resource that helps individuals find and pursue jobs.

Coming Out at Work – Article from the Human Rights Campaign that provides good questions to consider and then steps to take in making the decision and proceeding in coming out at work.

How to Figure Out if a Company is Truly Dedicated to Diversity and Inclusion – Article from The Muse with tips for what to look for when applying to jobs to see how companies actually support their diverse workforce

Transgender Map – Transitioning at Work and Other Information – This free website provides information on making a transgender transition.