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American Political Science Association
The American Political Science Association has a range of programs and services for individuals, departments, and institutions, APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavors within and outside academe to deepen our understanding of politics, democracy, and citizenship throughout the world.

INSIGHT Into Diversity
INSIGHT Into Diversity successfully connects employers to the most highly qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, medical condition or history, veteran status, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation.

This one-stop career and self-development site/job board aims to serve the cultural and career-related needs of underrepresented minority groups, specifically African Americans, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Latino/Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and women. The goal of IMDiversity.com is to provide job seekers with access to the largest database of equal opportunity employers committed to workplace diversity.

National Association of Colleges and Employers
National Association of Colleges and Employers is the leading source of information on the employment of the college educated, and forecasts hiring and trends in the job market; tracks starting salaries, recruiting and hiring practices, and student attitudes and outcomes; and identifies best practices and benchmarks.

National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications
National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications helps facilitate the personal and professional development of individuals from entry-level to the C-Suite, and every level in between. Membership roster is comprised of more than 4,000 professionals from both the business and creative sides of our industry who come from a broad range of disciplines representing cable telecommunications, broadcast, digital, film, and print media.

Asian American Students

Asian American Alliance
The Asian American Alliance helps support individual artists and arts organizations access and share resources both online and in person. The Alliance builds community through programs that encourage peer-learning, collaboration, and professional development.

Association of Asian American Bankers
Association of Asian American Bankers was founded with the goals of: promoting the exchange of ideas and information between its members; fostering business cooperation between its members, banks and financial organizations; creating a coordinated effort to give back to the communities which its members serve; and promoting friendship

Asian American Journalists Association
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) provides a means of association and support among Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) journalists, and to advance AAPI journalists as news managers and media executives. To provide encouragement, information, advice and scholarship assistance to AAPI students who aspire to professional journalism careers.

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organization
The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organization (AAPCHO) was formed in 1987 by CHCs primarily serving medically underserved AA&NHPIs. The goal of these organizations was to create a national voice to advocate for the unique and diverse health needs of AA&NHPI communities and the community health providers that served those needs.

Asian American Writers’ Workshop
AAWW is a national not-for-profit arts organization devoted to the creating, publishing, developing and disseminating of creative writing by Asian Americans–in other words, we’re the preeminent organization dedicated to the belief that Asian American stories deserve to be told.

Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists
The Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists (CAATA) envisions a strong and sustainable Asian American theater community. Their mission is to advance the field of Asian American theater through a national network of organizations and artists. We collaborate to inspire learning and sharing of knowledge, and resources to promote a healthy, sustainable artistic ecology.

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) engages in legislative and policy advocacy, promotes Asian Pacific American political leadership and political appointments, and builds coalitions within the legal profession and the community at large.

US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation
US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC’s) mission is to be the gateway to corporate and government contracts, Pan Asian American (includes East, South and Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander) suppliers, information about Asian Americans and the Asia-Pacific and Indian Subcontinent markets.

African-American Students

American Association of Blacks in Higher Education
American Association of Blacks in Higher Education has been involved in numerous initiatives such as addressing the pipeline of Black faculty and staff in higher education, bringing issues pertinent to Black faculty and staff to the attention of the larger academic community and recognizing African American achievements and accomplishments to higher education.

Association of Black Psychologist

The Association of Black Psychologist is organized to operate exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including but not limited to: promoting and advancing the profession of African Psychology, influencing and affecting social change; and developing programs whereby psychologists of African descent (hereafter known as Black Psychologists) can assist in solving problems of Black communities and other ethnic groups.

An international organization for professionals who have interest or are working in the fields of computer science and information technology.

Blacks in Government has been a national response to the need for African Americans in public service to organize around issues of mutual concern and use their collective strength to confront workplace and community issues. BIG’s goals are to promote EQUITY in all aspects of American life, EXCELLENCE in public service, and OPPORTUNITY for all Americans.

National Association of Black Accountants
The National Association of Black Accountants, Inc., (NABA) is dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for black accounting and finance professionals by providing leadership and technical training, as well as networking and career opportunities.

National Association of Black Journalists
The National Association of Black Journalists is an organization of African-American journalists, students, and media professionals. Founded in 1975 in Washington, D.C., by 44 journalists, the NABJ’s stated purpose is to provide quality programs and services to and advocate on behalf of black journalists.

National Black Nurses Association
The National Black Nurses Association is dedicated to representing and providing a forum for Black nurses to “advocate and implement strategies to ensure access to the highest quality of healthcare for persons of color.”

National Medical Association
National Medical Association is committed to improving the quality of health among minorities and disadvantaged people through professional development, community health education, advocacy, research and partnerships with federal and private agencies.

National Black Public Relations Society
National Black Public Relations Society (NBPRS) has served as an advocate for black professionals in public relations, media relations, corporate communications, investor relations, government affairs, community relations, and related fields.

The National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR), is a unique career development and networking powerhouse for Black and African American human resources practitioners and those who are aligned with our goals to provide: Networking, Career Opportunities, Educational and Professional Development, Mentorship and Coaching and Tools, Tips and Resources.

The National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc., is comprised of people of African ancestry who are committed to enhancing the quality of life and empowering people of African ancestry through advocacy, human services delivery, and research.

Indigenous Students

American Indian and Alaska Native Society of Indian Psychologists
The Society of Indian Psychologists seeks to provide an organization for Native American indigenous people to advocate for the mental well-being of Native peoples by increasing the knowledge and awareness of issues impacting Native mental health.

American Indian Business Leaders
American Indian Business Leaders (AIBL) is the only American Indian non-profit organization solely dedicated to empowering business students in the United States. Our programs are designed to engage students in activities that stimulate, enhance, and expand educational experiences beyond traditional academic methods. All students are encouraged to participate in AIBL regardless of race, academic major, or career objectives.

National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association
The National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association’s mission is to promote a continuum of health among Native Americans; to serve the professional needs of Native American nurses; to cooperate with other professional associations, health care organizations and governmental entities in matters affecting the purposes of NANAINA.

Native American Disability Law Center
The Law Center’s mission is to advocate so that the rights of Native Americans with disabilities in the Four Corners area are enforced, strengthened and brought in harmony with their communities. Our advocates work to ensure that Native Americans with disabilities have access to justice and are empowered and equal members of their communities and nations. The issues we address include civil rights, special education, health care, and rights to public and private services.

Native American Journalists Association
The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) recognizes Native Americans as distinct peoples based on tradition and culture. In this spirit, NAJA educates and unifies its membership through journalism programs that promote diversity and defends challenges to free press, speech and expression.

National Congress of American Indians
The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), a non-profit organization, advocates for a bright future for generations to come by taking the lead to gain consensus on a constructive and promising vision for Indian Country.

National Indian Education Association
The National Indian Education Association (NIEA) was formed in 1970, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, by Native educators who were anxious to find solutions to improve the education system for Native children. The NIEA Convention was established to mark the beginning of a national forum for sharing and developing ideas, and influencing federal policy.

National Native American Bar Association
The National Native American Bar Association shares many of the same goals of diversity and increased understanding of our communities’ unique cultural and legal issues with minority bar associations. However, most of our lawyers are both U.S. citizens and citizens of their respective Tribal nations. Our members, therefore, also share the communal responsibility, either directly or indirectly, of protecting the governmental sovereignty of the more than 560 independent Native American Tribal governments in the United States.

Students with Disabilities

American Association of People with Disabilities
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities.

American Foundation for the Blind
The mission of the American Foundation for the Blind is to create a world of no limits for people who are blind or visually impaired. We mobilize leaders, advance understanding, and champion impactful policies and practices using research and data.

Career Guide for Students with Disabilities
Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities seeks to assist you, a college student or a recent graduate with a disability, in gaining the tools and knowledge necessary to secure the career of your choice. COSD can assist you in becoming a competitive career candidate and successful employee.

Disability:IN promotes disability inclusion by heightening awareness, advising corporations and sharing proven strategies for including people with disabilities in the workplace, supply chain, and marketplace. They expand opportunities for people with disabilities by helping companies invigorate their disability initiatives, explore best practices, incorporate culture changes, and realize positive business outcomes.

Equal Opportunity Publications
Equal Opportunity Publications, Inc. (EOP) has led the way from affirmative action to diversity recruitment by publishing career-guidance and recruitment magazines for women, members of minority groups and people with disabilities ever since 1968.  EOP helps job seekers from underrepresented groups find employment and aiding companies and government agencies eager to recruit from this diversified workforce.

Learning Disabilities Association of America
Learning Disabilities Association of America empowers all individuals with learning disabilities to thrive and participate fully in society; the incidence of learning disabilities is reduced; and learning disabilities are universally understood and effectively addressed. LDA has a mission is to create opportunities for success for all individuals affected by learning disabilities and to reduce the incidence of learning disabilities in future generations.

National Organization on Disability
The National Organization on Disability focuses on increasing employment opportunities for the 80-percent of working-age Americans with disabilities who are not employed. NOD works with leading employers and partners with educational and philanthropic institutions to pilot innovative approaches to disability inclusion, then scales these up into initiatives with even broader impact.

Viscardi Center
The Viscardi Center is a network of non-profit organizations that provides a lifespan of services for children and adults with disabilities. It is a hub for leading edge approaches to education and employment and pro-active efforts that aim to shape and influence policy changes that will benefit the people it serves.

Latinx Students

Association of Latino Professionals for America
Association of Latino Professionals for America is the longest standing Latino organization with a vision to be the premier business organization for expanding opportunities for Latino leadership in the global market.

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement
The Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement is a national non-profit dedicated to the employment, development, and advancement of current and aspiring Latino professionals.

Hispanic National Bar Association
The Hispanic National Bar Association is the incorporated, nonprofit, national association of Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students committed to promoting the goals and objectives of the association.

Latino Chamber of Commerce Minnesota
The Latino Chamber of Commerce Minnesota empowers economic growth of Latino businesses in Minnesota.

LatinoLEAD strives to increase their knowledge on pressing issues facing Latinos in Minnesota, spotlight successes and cultivate LatinoLEAD as a respected force of influence.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists strives to organize and provide mutual support for Hispanics involved in the gathering or dissemination of news, encourage and support the study and practice of journalism and communications by Hispanics, foster and promote the fair treatment of Hispanics by the media, further the employment and career development of Hispanics in the media and foster a greater understanding of Hispanic media professionals’ special cultural identity, interests, and concerns.

National Hispanic Medical Association
The National Hispanic Medical Association seeks to improve the health of Hispanics and other underserved populations. NHMA provides policymakers and health care providers with expert information and support in strengthening health service delivery to Hispanic communities across the nation.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is committed to changing lives by empowering local Hispanic communities to realize its fullest potential and impact the Twin Cities through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) awareness, access, support, and development.

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce with its network of more than 150 local Hispanic Chambers of Commerce and Hispanic business organizations, the organization effectively communicates the needs and potential of the Hispanic enterprise to the public and private sector.

LGBTQ+ Students

Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies
The Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies provides information, training, networking, and advocacy about addiction and related problems. They participate in support for those engaged in the health professions, individuals in recovery, and others concerned about the health of gender and sexual minorities.

Association of LGBTQ Journalists
The Association of LGBTQ+ Journalist is an organization of journalists, media professionals, educators and students working from within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBTQ+ issues.

Association of LGBTQ Psychiatrists
The Association of LGBTQ+ Psychiatrists is dedicated to educating and advocating advocates on Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender mental health issues. They seek to foster a fuller understanding of LGBT mental health issues while also developing resources to promote LGBT mental health

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association is a national organization committed to ensuring health equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and all sexual and gender minority individuals; along with equality for these health professionals in their work and learning environments.

Also known as WorkplaceDiversity.com, this site serves as a web-based community that includes resources and tools to help them connect with employers across multiple career fields. The site serves also as an avenue to look down for the latest diversity information and other resources to ensure that they achieve success in their career paths

Twin Cities Quorum     Quorum is Minnesota’s award winning LGBTQ+ and Allied Chamber of Commerce. We are an organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer+ and LGBT-allied businesses, corporations, nonprofits and professionals focused on building a strong business community in Minnesota. Quorum champions the business case for a fully inclusive business community as a conduit for economic development and is a leader in the continuum of change. With over 70+ networking, education and certification events, Quorum builds, connects and strengthens Minnesota’s LGBTQ+ and Allied business community. 

LGBT Scholarships

LGBTQ+ Workplace and Employment Discrimination
This guide outlines the legal protections for the LGBTQ+ community in the workplace, how to identify, recognize, and solve discrimination issues in the workplace.

National LGBT Bar Association
The LGBTQ+ Bar provides programming for LGBTQ+ legal professionals such as their national lecture series, corporate counsel institute and the Annual Lavender Law® Conference & Career Fair. This organization also host networking events, works with special interest attorney groups and creates advocacy resources for the LGBTQ+ community.

National LGBT Chamber of Commerce
National LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce supports and advocates for diversity and inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ+)-owned businesses. Come to events and meet other professionals.

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals Inc.
Empowers LGBTQ+ students who seek to enter the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields.

Out Professional Network
Seeks to provide the LGBT community with a trusted professional network, which pairs members with employers who are serious about building a diverse workforce to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse customer base.

Pink Jobs
List LGBT friendly job roles from pro-equality partners, in hopes to help friendly individuals browse these opportunities from one portal.

whether you are a trans man, a trans woman, genderqueer, bigender, pangender, genderfluid, or agender, Tjobbank believes that you should still be able to work indiscriminately in our society just like everyone else. Tjobbank brings together LGBT friendly job postings of progressive employers into a one stop shop for people.

Lambda Legal LGBTQ+ Workplace Resources

ProGayJobs.Com – First e-Recruitment site dedicated to gays and lesbians to get jobs in gay-friendly companies. The website provides job postings from companies that promote diversity and provide safe and open environments for Gay and Lesbian workers.


Transgender Resources

National Center for Transgender Equality
The National Center for Transgender Equality is the nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people. NCTE was founded in 2003 by transgender activists who recognized the urgent need for policy change to advance transgender equality. With a committed board of directors, a volunteer staff of one, and donated office space, we set out to accomplish what no one had yet done: provide a powerful transgender advocacy presence in Washington, D.C.

Trans Employment Program
Launched in 2007 as TEEI (Transgender Economic Empowerment Initiative), the Trans Employment Program is the first city funded program to help transgender and GNC people get back to work and address the economic barriers facing the community. Since the program started, it has connected community members with thousands of jobs in diverse, equal, and rewarding workplaces. We changed our name in 2016 to better reflect what we do and what we offer. The program provides a wide range of services including: job referrals and career coaching, navigating being out at work or transitioning on the job, resume review and managing references, hiring and community event, mentoring, and legal services.

Transgender Law Center
Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.

Gender Sanity’s Transgender Employment Resources
The Center for Gender Sanity assists with all aspects of transition in the workplace. We consult with employers and HR professionals to guide them through an employee’s change to a different gender presentation.” Includes personal narratives from individuals who have transitioned in the work place.

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