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Boston College offers supplemental career services for students with disabilities, AHANA students, women, international students, LGBTQ students, and other underrepresented groups. Our goal is to all Boston College students, including those with unique career development considerations, to be proactive and participatory in their own career development.

AHANA Students


In addition to the standard career services available to all BC students, we offer a variety of resources and tools specifically for students of AHANA (African-American, Hispanic, Asian, or Native American) heritage. Please contact the AHANA advisor at the Career Center for details; meanwhile, we invite you to browse the career links below.

DiversityInc.com
Search job listings, post your resume, and hundreds of articles related to diversity and workplace issues.

National Urban League Employment Network
Search job listings, post your resume, and find career advice.

Nemnet.com
This national resource organization helps connect minority students with jobs in education.

International Students


Whether you plan to return to your home country after you complete your degree or find a job in the United States, the Career Center offers resources to help you make connections. Here’s an overview.

Office of International Students & Scholars
Information about on and off-campus employment

H1Base
Learn about employers who hire international students.

Interexchange
Browse this site for experiential learning opportunities (not for finding permanent work in the U.S. or another country)

Home Stay
Find host families in the U.S. for one- to four-week home stays

H1VisaJobs.com
Online database of H-1B sponsoring employers.

LGBTQ students


The Career Center at Boston College provides information, links, and resources for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning student community.

Human Rights Campaign: Workplace
Explore an array of resources, including lists of best places to work for the LGBTQ community and advice on coming out in the workplace as transgender.

Lawrence University: Sexual Orientation and Career Decision Making
Browse information on resumes, interviews, employer research, and coming out in the workplace.

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates
This site lists many programs and resources dedicated to creating safe and equitable workplaces for the LGBTQ community.

Out Professionals
This LGBTQ nonprofit network offers a free job bank that lists companies who value diversity.

ProGayJobs
This site features companies with policies that cater to the LGBTQ community.

Students with Disabilities


The Career Center offers a variety of career resources for students who are hearing or visually impaired or who have cognitive, physical, or psychological disabilities. For more information, make an appointment with a Career Counselor, or browse the links below.

The Career Center also offers appointments via Skype for those students that are unable to visit the Career Center in person due to geographic or physical limitations. Students should create a Skype account (if they do not already have one) before scheduling the remote appointment.

Equal Opportunity Publications
Browse upcoming job fairs and other career guidance.

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

Explore profiles of featured employers, employees and students and a membership directory.

ETS Guidelines for Students with Disabilities
Resources for students regarding ETS accommodations for test taking (GRE, TOEFL etc.).

Independent Living Research Utilization Job Announcements
Search job opportunities across the nation.
 
Job Accommodation Network
This consulting firm provides information on job accommodation, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and employment opportunities.

 

Women


A variety of resources are available to support women as they search for jobs and advance their careers.

Women for Hire
This company offers signature career fairs, an exceptional professional online network, speeches and seminars, customized marketing programs, an online job board, and more.

American Association of University Women

The AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.

WAGE Project
WAGE inspires and helps working women to take the steps needed so that every woman is paid what she’s worth.