Diversity Career Resources

Career services supports students, job seekers and professionals in their unique career planning process. We recognize that for systemically non-dominant people with intersecting identities, employment barriers may impact thier professional development. Career Services is committed to helping you transition into the workforce by equipping you with resources and strategies that further enhance your career development. Below you will find identity/community specific career resources to aid you in navigating the workforce and workplace.  

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Intersectional identities at work

What is intersectionality? We all have multiple social identities that shape the way we engage with others; our identities influence the way we are perceived by others and how we experience the world. To embrace a culture of belonging, it is important to explore the relationship our identities have with power, privilege and oppression in the workplace and beyond.  

Navigating the Workplace  

Students of color 

Your lived experiences as a student/professional of color has prepared you with various competencies that are beneficial for the workforce. It is critical to actively reflect on those meaning-making experiences and competencies and leverage them during the job search process. In addition to the general resources offered through Career Services, below is a list of resources to help support students of color along their career path. 

Preparing for the Workforce

Navigating the Workplace  

Professional Networks  

Campus Clubs and Resources 

LGBTQQIAP+ students 

Your lived experience as a LGBTQQIAP+ individual can often mean you are constantly negotiating how open you will be in the workforce and workplace for various reasons. With you, you bring a unique skillset and experiences to the workplace. In addition to the general resources offered through Career Services, below is a list of resources to help support LGBTQQIAP+ students along their career path. 

Preparing for the Workforce 

Navigating the Workplace  

Professional Networks  

Campus Clubs and Resources 

First-generation students

Being the first in your family to access and navigate higher education and professional work environments may present new challenges. Career Services offers individual career advising, job and internship resources, networking events, and professional development opportunities to help first generation students succeed. In addition to the general resources offered through Career Services, below is a list of resources to help support first generation students along their career path. 

Preparing for the Workforce 

Navigating the Workplace  

Professional Networks  

Campus Clubs and Resources 

International students

As an international student, you may encounter unique opportunities and challenges as you approach the world of work and education. Cultural differences and language barriers in the job search process may impact how you develop your network, present yourself to employers, and prepare application materials and interviews. There may also be challenges in your academic journey while you are an international student at Clark College. In addition to the general resources offered through Career Services, below is a list of resources to help support international students along their career path. 

Preparing for the Workforce 

Navigating the Workplace  

Campus Clubs and Resources 

Students with disabilities  

As a student or professional with disability(ies), finding jobs might be a challenging taskwhile battling possible discrimination in the process. We want to help you with resources to ease your process, mitigate possible barriers, and help you know your rights.  In addition to the general resources offered through Career Services, below is a list of resources to help support students with disabilities along their career path. 

Preparing for the Workforce 

Navigating the Workplace  

Professional Networks  

Campus Clubs and Resources 

Undocumented DACA students and DREAMERS  

Your citizenship and immigration status does not restrict your access to Career Servicesrather, we are here to support your career planning process. In addition to the general resources offered through Career Services, below is a list of resources to help support undocumented, DACA students and DREAMERS along their career path. 

Preparing for the Workforce 

Navigating the Workplace  

Campus Clubs and Resources 

 Women-identified students 

As a woman or a gender non-conforming person, you may be familiar with and or have experienced gender inequities and other forms of gendered discrimination. Learn how to equip yourself and leverage your unique strengthens in the workforce and workplace. In addition to the general resources offered through Career Services, below is a list of resources to help support students along their career path. 

Preparing for the Workforce 

Navigating the Workplace  

Professional Networks  

Campus Clubs and Resources 

 Protected age students

Age Discrimination, or ageism/ageism, is a type of discrimination that can occur in the workplace for employees above a certain age (40+ years old)As an individual that may experience or be subjected to age discrimination, it is important to know your rights, have resources, and be armed with the ability to identify potentially harmful environments. The topic and understanding of age discrimination are also beneficial for individuals that are outside of this age group. Whether you may experience age discrimination now or in the future, it is crucial to know of ways to avoid harm. In addition to the general resources offered through Career Services, below is a list of resources to help support protected age students along their career path. 

Preparing for the Workforce 

Navigating the Workplace  

Professional Networks  

Campus Clubs and Resources 

Veteran students

Preparing for a successful transition into the civilian workforce can be a great opportunity to identify transferrable skills and develop confidence in yourselfIn addition to the general resources offered through Career Services and Veterans Resources Center, below is a list of resources to help support veteran students along their career path. Many of these resources also provide tips and assistance to military spouses and partners. 

Preparing for the Workforce 

Navigating the Workplace  

Professional Networks  

Campus Clubs and Resources 

Justice-Involved students 

Justice-involved individuals are an untapped talent pool with diverse experience and skills. In addition to the general resources offered through Career Services, below is a list of resources to help support justice involved students along their career path. 

Preparing for the Workforce 

Navigating the Workplace  

Campus Clubs and Resources 

Religious/spiritual students 

Exploring and embracing religious identity and expression intersects with career is important for many people. Some students choose to explore careers and companies that reflect their religious values. Others may have questions about religious expression in work environments and how they can advocate for themselves. In addition to the general resources offered through Career Services, below is a list of resources to help support religious students along their career path. 

Preparing for the Workforce 

Navigating the Workplace  

Professional Networks 

Campus Clubs and Resources 

 

Contact us

Clark College Career Services
Penguin Union Building, Room 002
CareerServices@Clark.edu 
(360) 992-2902