LGBTQ Students

Tech Ladies

Christie Julien – March 20th, 2017

Founded by Alliison Esposito, TechLadies is a site dedicated to connecting women in tech to each other.  What started as a Meetup has turned into a movement of over 10,000 women in tech roles.  Members get access to a jobs page with connections to hiring managers in organizations such as Slack, Wikipedia, and Buzzfeed, as well as access to an exclusive Facebook group where like minded tech-ladies can get together and network their hearts out.  With in person and online events such as "Negotiate L

Apply for the 2017-2018 Internship at LGBTQ Center!

Yuyan Zhang – February 22nd, 2017

The mission of the LGBTQ Center is to foster the development of LGBTQ students, faculty, staff, alumni, and allies. Founded under the Office of the Dean of Students in 2001, with generous financial support from the Serpentine Society, the LGBTQ Center works to raise awareness and inclusion of sexual and gender diversities through programs, outreach, and services that support the advancement of the LGBTQ community.

Diversity Programs with Morgan Stanley

Kelly Kennedy – February 2nd, 2017

Diversity is meant to be celebrated, appreciated and actively pursued. This is a sentiment that is well understood by the financial advisers at Morgan Stanley. At Morgan Stanley, “we strive to build an organization that is diverse in experience and background, reflecting our standards or integrity and excellence”. In accordance with this, the company is offering a series of Spring Diversity Programs to Undergraduate students.

Summer Research Program in Life and Biomedical Sciences at UCLA

Christie Julien – December 8th, 2016

The UCLA SPUR-LABS summer program provides a rigorous research training experience for undergraduates with interests in a broad range of bioscience disciplines—from molecules to organisms and from basic to translational science. Exceptional research training, integrated with professional development activities, will prepare students to succeed in leading Ph.D. and M.D./Ph.D. programs. The program aims to contribute to diversity, inclusion, and the elimination of barriers to participation in bioscience research careers


Out For Undergrad - Technology!

Khanh Tran – October 19th, 2016

At the end of September, I had the opportunity of a lifetime. I was able to attend the Out 4 Undergrad Technology Conference. Out 4 Undergrad is a large scale conference that offers 4 different branches: Technology, Engineering, Marketing, and Business. It exists for LGBTQ undergraduate students to embrace their identity and feel empowered in their industry. 

Navigating LGBTQ Identity and the Job Search

Khanh Tran – October 19th, 2016

As VP of Sigma Omicron Rho, UVA's only Queer and Allied, Gender Inclusive, Fraternity, I wanted to help my peers with their career development.   A majority of us are currently 3rd and 4th years so we're all at that time when we're looking for internships and jobs.  The Career Center catered the workshop towards the LGBTQ community. Questions included: Should I out myself on my resume? How to find LGBTQ friendly companies? How do I dress comfortably for interviews if I'm LGBTQ identified?

Here are some key takeaways from the workshop:

Diversity Virtual Career Fair - October 19, 2016

Phillip Menard – October 14th, 2016

On Wednesday, October 19, CareerEco will be hosting a Diversity Virtual Career Fair from 9:00am-6:00pm. The Virtual Career Fair will feature 40+ employers, across a variety of sectors, who are interested in hiring individuals with diverse backgrounds for internships and full-time positions.

Here is the full list of employers that will be at the Career Fair: