Career Center

Minority Resources

Photo of an African American student speaking to a recruiter at a career fair.


Minority Resources

The Career Center maintains current print resources for all of the groups mentioned below, and can connect students to mentors with specific demographic traits at their request. Career Center staff members have participated in Safe Zone training.

International Students | Ethnic Minorities | LGBT | Women | Disabled

Resources for the International Students

AIPT

AIPT is a non-profit organization that has been designated by the U.S. Department of State to administer work-based exchange programs between U.S. businesses and international exchange visitors. Through AIPT's various designations, we are able to sponsor international students and professionals for structured training programs, university students for summer work and travel programs and foreign teachers in both American public and private schools.

Companies that have sponsored H1-B visas To get a list of H1-B visa applications (and whether they were successful or not), click on "mdb" for the year you're interested in, and you will download a zipped file that will open in MS Access. You can sort it by city, state, employer, wage, or job area.
How to Hire an International Graduate These very helpful tips for international students to share with potential employers were written by Ted Farrell, JD-PhD. Farrell, formerly an English Professor and International Student Advisor at Hanover, is now an immigration lawyer in Louisville.
Employment, Social Security and Taxes
IUPUI has a great summary of all the visa statutes and related information regarding employment.
h1visajobs.com Fee-based site that allows you to search for organizations that are willing to sponsor workers, sorted by region job category (options include administrative, business, IT, languages, writing, health, research, math and sciences).
myvisajobs.com This site lists top visa sponsors, recent work visa petitions and new openings near Hanover College.
Work Visa Examples MyVisaJobs.com acquired from Dept. of Labor over 2.5 million full copies of labor certification filed by employers for work visa. Thousands more are updated or added every day, in real time.

Resources for Ethnic Minorities

Black Collegian Online

"The Black Collegian Online provides cutting-edge information on career resources for Black collegians. Job search strategies, graduate school opportunities, career and industry reports are abundantly explored."

Black E.O.E. Journal
An employment periodical focusing on entry level minorities.
Career Center for Workforce Diversity Helping job seekers from underrepresented groups find employment and aiding companies eager to recruit from the diversified workforce.
DiversityWorking.com Career opportunity resources and job search engine for culturally diverse individuals.
Financial Aid for Minority Students A recently published financial aid guide for minority students.
IMDiversity.com Career and self-development information, including job search and resume post, to all minorities, specifically African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans and women.
National Society of Hispanic MBAs Employment opportunities for bilingual business degreed professionals.
Studylands African American Scholarships A Comprehensive list of 100 scholarships from African-American Colleges and Univeristies
United Way of Central Indiana Offers a seasonal diversity internship in the non-profit sector.

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Resources for LGBT

Federal Globe Nonprofit Organization of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Federal Government Employees.
ProGayJobs.com
An online source dedicated to help individuals find jobs with companies that embrace diversity including the gay & lesbian community. Search job listings, post your resume and receive email notifications.

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Resources for Women

Advancing Women Advancing Women is a top women and diversity recruiting site. It targets professional women, Hispanics / Latinos, African Americans, the disabled, and other diverse, minority populations in the most sought-after fields.
Career Woman A company run entirely by women where you can post a résumé, search for jobs and read articles on career development. 
Women for Hire A host of information for women regarding careers including job boards, interview tips and job fairs.

Resources for the Disabled

Getting Hired

Where people with disabilities gather, network, and find success in the workplace with employers.

Goodwill Industries Goodwill is one of the world's largest providers of education, training and career services for people with disadvantages.
AbilityJobs A dedicated system to help people with disabilities find employment.
Lift Inc. Job placement for disabled persons possessing computer aptitude.
disABLEDperson
Provides an online, targeted recruiting site that connects employers with job seekers with disabilities.
1-800-Wheelchair.com
A wide array of job resources for people with disabilities.

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