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Queer and Trans

Welcome to the Queer and Trans Community Page!

The CCPD is committed to supporting 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 more. On this page you will find tools and resources specifically for queer and trans students and professionals, including RWU resources, professional associations, targeted job boards, and other online tools.

4 Tips for Searching for Companies that Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

Everyone’s heard the phrase “diversity and inclusion” (“D&I” for short), but what does it really mean? Why is it so important? And how do you find companies that prioritize it?

In honor of Black History Month, below are the answers to …

By Sarah Candin - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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5 Ways Transgender and Gender-Nonbinary Individuals Can Convey Their Pronouns of Choice at Work

It’s becoming increasingly accepted that gender is a nonbinary spectrum, which means we’re not all relegated to just “male” or “female.” Meanwhile, more and more people are choosing to identify with non-traditional pronouns, gender-neutral pronouns, multiple pronouns, or no pronouns …

By AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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FEATURED RESOURCES

RWU Intercultural Center

The Intercultural Center at Roger Williams supports the access, retention, and success of minoritized students by centering, uplifting and empowering …

The Trans Affinity Group (TAG) is a student coordinated support group on campus. The students meet once a week to build …

All LGBT Jobs.com

LGBTQ+ Victory Institute’s target job/internship search and offers training and professional development programs.

HRC - LGBTQ Professional and Student Associations

HRC’s list of LGBT professional and student associations.

progayjobs.com

A job site for job seekers to find companies committed to diversity in the workplace.

Movement Advancement Project

The Movement Advancement Project (MAP) is an independent, nonprofit think tank that provides research, insight and communications that help speed …

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