The Career & Co-op Center is committed to supporting and celebrating all facets of a student’s identity. Explore this page to find resources, advice and opportunities specific to BIPOC students and alumni.


How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

Have you ever sat silently as a coworker talked for 47 of the 50 minutes allotted for a meeting? Have you mentioned an idea only to be ignored or have someone else say it later and get credit? It can …

By The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How Black Woman Are Impacted by the Pay Gap

The following article from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) discusses the impact of the pay gap and how the gap disproportionally impacts Black women in the United States.

This piece includes key statistics regarding the pay gap as …

By Kerry Willard Bray
Kerry Willard Bray Director, Career Services
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Diverse Perspectives: Navigating Your Career Prep & Professional Journey

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Checkout the following article provided by the Handshake Team which highlights identity-focused career advice from BIPOC professionals. The piece is a fantastic resource for students thinking through how to navigate their career-readiness and professional …

By Kate Loughlin
Kate Loughlin Coordinator, Cooperative Education
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How TikTok Is Helping Black Professionals Navigate Corporate America

Pabel Martinez grew up in New York City’s famous Upper West Side—the home of world-class museums, posh restaurants, bustling tourist destinations, and celebrities like Macaulay Culkin, who lived right down the street. But while he shared a zip code with …

By The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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7 Ways to Prioritize Health and Wellness as a Graduate Student

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Graduate students are routinely juggling endless deadlines, classes, and research papers and unfortunately, due to all their obligations, this often leads to sacrificing their own well-being in the process. But, I encourage you to …

By Afua Serwa Addae-Adoo
Afua Serwa Addae-Adoo Associate Director, Career Services
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UMass Lowell’s Career & Co-op Center is pleased to offer a comprehensive recruiting system called Handshake. This system provides customized …

Asian Career Network

Provides Asian communities with a trusted professional network, which pairs members with employers who are serious about building a diverse …

National Association of Asian American Professionals

The premier leadership organization for Asian and Asian American professionals in North America. NAAAP is a volunteer-run non-profit that inspires, …

An experienced job-board for corporate recruiters who are seeking experienced diverse Hispanic candidates.

An experienced job-board for corporate recruiters who are seeking experienced diverse Latinx candidates.

A national resource for Hispanic and Latinx jobseekers and for employers seeking to increase diversity in their workforce.

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