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Gender & Sexuality

Welcome to the Gender & Sexuality Community Page!

The CCPD supports students and alumni as they navigate their career and professional development – we offer one-on-one advising, resume and cover letter reviews, workshops, networking opportunities, career fairs and moreThrough our services, we are committed to serving and supporting students and alumni of all identities – in collaboration with our RWU community partners, we have designed the Identity/Affinity Communities to support, celebrate, and recognize students’ unique diversity and have curated spaces with helpful tools, resources and staff.  You may identify with multiple communities, so we encourage you to explore the groups to find information that might be useful to you. The resources featured in these communities are not exhaustive, so feel free to contact us with any additional questions, resources, or information you think might be useful.  

SAGA Creates Space, Community for Queer Students

Click HERE to read about Pride Week 2022 at RWU!

By Richelle Hurley
Richelle Hurley Career Advisor
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How LGBTQ+ workers can ensure a potential employer is inclusive and accepting

Feeling accepted and included in a workplace is as important, if not more important, than anything else when it comes to being an employee. For the LGBTQ+ community, that sort of assurance as an employee can be absolutely crucial to …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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Should you tell a potential employer that you’re LGBTQ+?

When it comes to being part of the LGBTQ+ community, openness is an extremely personal choice. This goes for not just your personal life, but your professional life as well. It’s understandable to be nervous and unsure about disclosing your …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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Tips for Managing Gender Transition in the Workplace

Illustration by Marian Blair

No matter what aspect of your life you consider, the journey of gender transition can be nerve wracking, and one arena where you may feel even more trepidation about how to proceed is in the workplace. …

By Mateo Sánchez Morales - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How to Find Organizations Committed to DEI Values

Photo By halfpoint

Most social impact organizations today express a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

The National Council of Nonprofits encourages organizations to not only articulate their values, but to be guided by them and to integrate them …

By Richelle Hurley - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Handshake

Explore a variety of jobs and internships on Handshake!

Big Interview

Big Interview is an online program that offers online interview practice for RWU students and alumni.  With Big Interview you …

The Roger Connection

Take advantage of Roger William’s strong alumni network to connect with industry professionals looking to network, mentor, and offer opportunities …

Big Interview - LGBTQIA+ Playbook

This Playbook from Big Interview specifically addresses challenges that Queer and Trans candidates may face during an interview process. This …

American Association of University Women

The American Association of University Women works to remove the barriers and biases that stand in the way of gender …

Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ people and realize a world that achieves fundamental fairness and …

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