Questions you can ask a Career Exploration and Development Advisor
How do I tell an employer what my preferred name is?
How, when, and why should I share personal identity information at work, on my resume, in my cover letter, or during an interview?
How can I tell if an employer has an inclusive culture?
How do I navigate transitioning while job searching and working?
Additional Bowdoin Support
Students should connect with Kate Stern, Associate Dean of Students for Diversity and Inclusion and Co-director of the Sexuality, Women and Gender Center
email@example.com | 207-798-4223 | 24 College Street
LGBT Careerlink provides a job search database, as well as a resource library with tools for those students on the job hunt; sponsored by “Out & Equal Workplace Advocates” at outandequal.org
Transgender Job Bank Employment opportunities and resources for the LGBT community
Out Professional Network Job search website connecting job seekers with employers who are committed to diversifying their workforce
The Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees. Job seekers can use this tool to find companies with LGBTQ- inclusive practices.
Monster.com List of LGBT friendly companies with jobs posted on Monster
LGBT Connect is a division of WorkplaceDiversity.com, this website also provides a job bank for LGBTQ job seekers
Out Professionals is the nation’s leading LGBT non-profit network, with close to 1,000 members and over 5,000 email subscribers representing dozens of different work backgrounds and some 600 companies.
National LGBT Bar Association National association for LGBTQI+ legal professionals, with networking events, several lecture series and a job board.
HRC Coming Out at Work Toolkit includes questions to consider and resources.
Zippa provides a comprehensive LGBTQ+ resource guide that covers everything from workplace rights to searching for an LGBTQ+ friendly company.
Transgender Workplace Law and Diversity Blog discussing latest news in legal, medical, and workplace issues affecting the transgender community
Out For Undergrad (O4U) Admitted O4U students to take part in a weekend-long professional program, which partner firms in each industry help us produce and offer unique professional conferences — incredible opportunities for talented young people to meet, learn and grow.
GLAD Learn about your legal rights in regard to employment, organized by states in New England
Movement Advancement Project (MAP) Current state laws and locality ordinances on employment discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
National Center for Transgender Equality Overview of employment rights and protections specifically for transgender workers.