Career Services within the Lougheed Center for Applied Learning at SUNY Potsdam, is committed to supporting LGBTQIA+ students and alumni along their career trajectory. We aim to ensure our office is a safe and welcoming space where we celebrate every individual’s uniqueness. We strive to equip our students with appropriate resources to provide access to workshops and events, career education materials, and diverse internship and employment opportunities. Below, you will find a collection of resources geared to empower our LGBTIA+ students along their career path. Our team encourages individuals to reach out to our office to receive individualized support, which can be schedule using our Handshake system. Career Services is here for you!
Coming Out at Work: Human Rights Campaign resource on coming out in the workplace.
Gender Neutral Guide: What to Wear for an Interview
Human Rights Campaign-State Equality Index: A comprehensive state-by-state report that includes a review of statewide laws and policies that impact LGBTQ individuals. Includes a state-by-state map that shows where protection laws are in place.
LGBTConnect: LGBT job board and list of employers, and career advice resources.
National Association of Colleges & Employers -LGBT Resources: A collection of resources to support LGBTQ students, job candidates, and employees
Out and Equal: Organization providing exclusive support on LGBTQ workplace equality. Support includes programs, workshops, networking events, and more.
Out for Work: Offers resources, programs, and services for LGBT students to enhance career readiness.
Out Professionals: LBGTQ networking opportunities.
Pride at Work: Organized support between the LGBTQ community and the labor movement. Represents union members and allies.
ProGayJobs: Offers a job board and resources for GLBT to find employers committed to diversity.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: EEOC guide for the protection for LGBTQ workers
Vault: A resource provided by Career Services that includes industry-related articles, a job board, guidebooks, and career advice resources. A series of diversity & inclusion resources are available here, or by simply using the search bar. Be sure to login using your Potsdam email.
If you need individualized support, our Career Services team will be happy to assist you. To book an appointment, please visit Handshake. For additional resources please visit our Career Services webpage.
Please SUNY Potsdam’s Transgender Care Resources webpage for additional resources.