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Career Resources

Getting started:

If you have questions about what to major in, how to apply for internships, grad school, or the job search, make an appointment with your career counselor or drop in to talk to a Peer Educator.

 

Additional Career Resources:

Career Mentor Network. A collection of Centre alumni (and other friends of the college) willing to provide career information and advice to current Centre students and alumni.

Human Rights Campaign. Works to provide employers the resources they need to improve and promote fairness in the workplace. Some resources may be helpful for the job seeker.

Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index. National benchmarking tool on corporate policies, practices and benefits pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees.

Minority Students in STEM. Resources for Centre students majoring in the STEM fields.

Out and Equal. Provides career advice articles for the LGTBQ+ community.

Out for Undergrad. Helps high-achieving LGBTQ+ undergraduates reach their full potential through four conferences throughout the year.

Transgender Law & Policy Institute. A non-profit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people.

Office for Civil Rights. Website hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that hosts information on and enforces one’s civil rights regarding a large index of topics.

Find Law: Gender Discrimination. Provides and overview of how workplace gender discrimination is legally defined.

Find Law: Sexual Orientation Discrimination. Provides and overview of how workplace sexual orientation discrimination is legally defined.

 

Job Search and Networking Tools

Networking Tools:

Career Mentor Network. A collection of Centre alumni (and other friends of the college) willing to provide career information and advice to current Centre students and alumni.

Out Professionals. The nation's leading LGBTQ networking organization.

The Center Career Advancement for Women. Provides connection to women leaders and mentoring, career trainings and workshops, promotion of best practices across industries, networking events, and women-focused programming at the annual LGBT career fair for LGBT women.

The Center TGNC Career Support. Provides career exploration events, case management and client navigation, legal workshops, career and leadership development groups, and networking opportunities for transgender and gender nonconforming communities.

 

Job Search Tools:

Handshake. Official job/internship search platform for Centre College.

Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals. Job board for jobs specifically related to LBGTQ+ work in higher education.

Minority Students in STEM. Resources for Centre students majoring in the STEM fields.

Out and Equal. A job search board for the LGBTQ+ community.

Out Professional Network. Provides LGBTQ+ job seekers with a trusted professional network, which pairs job seekers with employers who are serious about building a diverse workforce.

Pink Jobs. LGBT friendly job vacancies.

ProGayJobs. A job search site to help the Gay/Lesbian job seeker or consultant find a position within a company committed to diversity in the workplace.

Teach for America LGBTQ+ Community Initiative. Places corps members in low-income public schools.

Transgender Job Bank. A job bank that aggregates LGBT-friendly job postings of progressive employers.

 

Centre College Student Groups and Resources

Professional Associations