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.


10 best career options for Native American college students

Despite all the progress we’ve made as a society, disparities, and inequalities continue to exist, and educational opportunities for Native Americans are no exception. For many Native American students, finding a career that not only provides a good income but also aligns with their heritage and culture is important.

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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How Professional Associations Can Support BIPOC Professionals’ Career Journeys

Joining professional associations is an excellent strategy for employees to connect with like-minded individuals and gain access to a wealth of resources, information, and opportunities related to their industry of interest.

These associations provide a platform for networking, mentoring, and …

By Kate Loughlin
Kate Loughlin Coordinator, Cooperative Education
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Minority Mental Health in the Workplace

Between the lasting effects of a global pandemic, the fight for racial justice, and economic uncertainty, to say that the past few years have been challenging is an understatement. As many of us continue to return to the office, acknowledging the …

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How to Find Organizations Committed to DEI Values

Most social-impact organizations today express a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

The National Council of Nonprofits encourages organizations to not only articulate their values, but to be guided by them and to integrate them into their daily operations. …

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How Black Women 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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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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