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The Career Development Center is committed to ensuring a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive atmosphere for all students. Use the following external resources to assist you with your career planning and job-search needs. 

African American
Asian and Pacific Islander
Disabilities and Special Needs
Hispanic and Latino
Middle Eastern
Native American
Veterans and Military Personnel

African American

Black Career Zone
The Black Career Zone is the number one career and job search site for Blacks.

Black EEO Journal
America’s leading African American business and career magazine. Our mission is to be the epicenter of information for African Americans seeking employment and business opportunities within corporate America.

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

National Museum of African American History and Culture 
Juneteenth is a time to gather as a family, reflect on the past and look to the future. Discover ways to celebrate this African American cultural tradition of music, food and freedom.

Asian and Pacific Islander

Asian American Careers
Features career-building strategies, Asian heritage at work, and top Asian-friendly employers.  

National Association of Asian American Professionals
Promotes the personal and professional development of the Asian American community.

Disabilities and Special Needs

AFB CareerConnect
Provides employment and job-search information developed specifically for the visually impaired job seeker.

American Association for the Advancement of Science
The Entry Point! program identifies and recruits students with apparent and nonapparent disabilities studying in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business for outstanding internship and co-op opportunities.  

Emerging Leaders
The Emerging Leaders Summer Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities gives college students with disabilities the opportunity to jump-start their career path and gain a competitive edge.  

Getting Hired
A national employment portal that connects job seekers with disabilities to employers committed to hiring them.  

Enables people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment.  

Hispanic and Latino

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
CHCI was created to help increase opportunities for Hispanics to participate in and contribute to the American policy-making process. Features scholarships, fellowships, and internships.

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement
A national nonprofit organization dedicated to the employment, development, and advancement of current and aspiring Latino professionals.
Search for jobs at companies recruiting talented Hispanic professionals.
Job board for Hispanic and bilingual professionals.

Saludos Web National Job Listings
Specializes in joining the Hispanic bilingual professional with companies looking for diversity in the workplace.


The US cultural and employment norms may be quite different for international students transitioning to the United States. The following resources provide information on cultural norms, visa information, potential sponsoring employers, and job opportunities.

H1B VISA Support
A guide to H1B visas and US visa sponsorship.

International Student 
A resource guide featuring American culture for those studying in the United States.

Institute for International Education
Resources and scholarship information for students studying abroad or in the United States.

My Visa Jobs
Featuring H1B Visa Reports (by state) and job-search tools from top visa sponsors.


Echelon Magazine
Offers business news and information targeted to the LGBT community. Also features an employment board.

Human Rights Campaign
LGBT student and professional associations (by industry).

HRC: Corporate Equality Index
Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies, practices, and benefits pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer employees.

Out and Equal
Shaping the future of global LGBT workplace equality and inclusion; find jobs at diversity-friendly companies and research careers. 

Nondiscrimination Laws: State by State Information (Map)

Gender-Neutral Professional Dress

Middle Eastern

Middle East Forum
The Middle East Forum think tank offers a number of internships, volunteer, and paid positions.

Native American

American Indian College Fund
Features career advice, job postings, internships, and scholarship information.

Native American Jobs
Online job data bank available to Native American job seekers, Native American tribes, and tribal organizations.

Veterans and Military Personnel

GI Jobs
Features a job finder, hot jobs, a pay calculator, and more.

Helmets to Hardhats
Connects National Guard, reserve, retired, and transitioning active-duty military-service members with skilled training and quality-career opportunities in the construction industry.

Hire a Hero
An online professional networking site that provides employment services specifically geared toward meeting the employment needs of returning military members and their families. strives to provide military veterans the necessary tools to secure successful careers outside of the armed forces.

Military to Federal Jobs Crosswalk
Helps translate military occupations into federal jobs.

US Department of Veteran Affairs
Links to several job-search sites specifically for veterans.


Advancing Women
Provides resources and job boards for women, diversity, education, and tech candidates.

Career Vanity
Expert career advice for working women.

Feminist Jobs and Internships
A job board that provides feminists with a space to find jobs that progress the status of women or encompass their passion for social justice.

Women for Hire
Offers a wide variety of career-related information and videos geared to working women, and a job board that helps leading employers connect with top-notch professional women in all fields.


Equal Opportunity Publications
EOP has led the way in diversity recruitment with a portfolio of seven national magazines (Equal Opportunity, Woman Engineer, Minority Engineer, CAREERS and the Disabled, Workforce Diversity for Engineering and IT Professionals, Hispanic Career World, and African-American Career World). Includes an online job board and Career Expos for women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities.

DiversityIncs mission is to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity. Features include “Ask the White Guy,” “Things Not to Say,” career advice, and a job board. Check out the Diversity Hall of Fame company list.

Diversity Jobs
Search engine with jobs from diversity-friendly companies.

Purdue University Fort Wayne cannot guarantee the accuracy or relevance of information on any of the linked websites, nor does it necessarily endorse these external organizations.