LGBTQIA+ Students

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LGBTQIA+ Students

Below are resources our CPD team has collected to help support LGBTQIA+ Students. You’ll find many more helpful resources in our Handshake Resource Library. Our CPD Career Coaches can also provide additional resources, support, and advice customized to meet your unique interests. Schedule an appointment on Handshake.

If you wish to receive information about career-related events and opportunities and self-identify as an LGBTQIA+ student, please sign up on Handshake (self-identified diversity interests are only accessible by CPD and Thayer ECS staff and all information will be kept confidential).

Access currently offered DEI events in Handshake by clicking here, or use the Filter feature in events and click the label “dei-focused”.

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Should you tell a potential employer that you’re LGBTQ+?

When it comes to being part of the LGBTQ+ community, openness is an extremely personal choice. This goes for not just your personal life, but your professional life as well. It’s understandable to be nervous and unsure about disclosing your …

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5 Companies with Great LGBTQ Resource Groups

In recent times, many companies have begun establishing their own, employee-run resource groups. These resource groups provide support for employees of various backgrounds, while allowing individuals to come together under common values and interests. Employee resource groups (ERGs) often offer …

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