LGBTQ+

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 LGBTQ+ students and alumni.

Interviewing While Non-Binary | Tips for Job Hunting with Confidence

For a growing number of individuals publicly identifying as non-binary, the job search and application process can be filled with a lot of unknowns. In addition to preparing for interview questions and wondering if you’ll connect with the hiring manager, …

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How to Support LGBTQ+ Employees At Work

Whether you identify as a member of the LGBTQ+ community or not, creating an inclusive workplace where people feel they belong is up to everyone.

If you’re not sure the best way to support your LGBTQ+ colleagues, read what Sarah …

By Tiffany Medeiros
Tiffany Medeiros Assistant Director, Cooperative Education
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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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Navigating bias in your job search

What to do if you encounter LGBTQ+ and gender-related bias

As you work towards your goal of nailing that next interview to land your dream job, you have likely had a range of experiences when sitting down with an interview …

By VidCruiter
Land your dream job and advance your career with expert advice.
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How to Tell If a Company Truly Values Diversity and Inclusion (or Is Just All Talk)

Employers talk a lot about diversity and inclusion. In fact, you'll be hard-pressed to find a company that doesn't say they're diverse and inclusive. Companies make these claims on their web sites, in job descriptions, and at career fairs. But how …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Resources

Handshake

UMass Lowell’s Career & Co-op Center is pleased to offer a comprehensive recruiting system called Handshake. This system provides customized …

Handling Illegal Questions

PDF: If you are asked illegal questions during an interview, here’s how you can answer them.

LGBTQ Campus

Consortium of Higher Education LGBTQ Resource Professionals‘ mission is to achieve higher education environments in which LGBTQ people have …

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition

The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MPTC) is an organization dedicated to ending discrimination on the basis of gender identity and …

Human Rights Campaign

Working for lesbian, bisexual and transgender equal rights at the Human Rights Campaign.

LAMBDA LEGAL

Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, …

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