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Category: In Transition

COVID-19 Career Q&A

We are currently in unprecedented times, having suddenly experienced a tremendous disruption to the workplace and job market. Whether you have experienced job loss, are adjusting to remote work,...
Apr 21, 2020

Document Reviews

Document (e.g. resume, CV, cover letter) and LinkedIn profile reviews are part of our advising services. They require a preliminary advising appointment to provide the reviewer with additional context about your search and experience. Your documents/profile are then read and critiqued offline during a separate appointment, with feedback provided by email. Preliminary appointment: in person, […]


General Diversity Resources

26 Companies That Celebrate Diversity: Article. DiversityDB: DiversityDB’s vision is to strengthen the workforce of the future by providing thought leadership in diversity and inclusion. Diversity Employers: Provides jobs and information on organizations committed to recruiting diverse talent. DiversityInc: Offers articles for job seekers with questions about the job search. IMDiversity: Provides career and self-development articles and offers an employment database for diverse populations. USA Jobs: Federal jobs; […]


Resources for Asian and Asian Pacific American Alumni

AsiaMedia: Provides job opportunities with Asian-friendly employers and career resources for Asian Americans. Asian Women in Business: Resources for starting and managing a business as well as career programs and a scholarship fund. National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP): Features job listings and professional development opportunities.  


Resources for Hispanic and Latinx Alumni

Equal Opportunities Publications – Hispanic Career World: Publication with career advice from Latinx professionals. Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement: Nonprofit dedicated to the employment, development and advancement of Latinx professionals.


Resources for Native American Alumni

American Indian College Fund: Job opportunities for Native American candidates. National Congress of American Indians (NCAI): Job opportunities submitted by employers that are American Indian, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native businesses, governments, or organizations or are seeking Native American applicants. Native American Jobs: Offers employment resources and a job directory of Native American employers and career possibilities. NativeHire: Native America’s premier employment resource. U.S. Department of Labor, DINAP […]


Resources for LGBTQ Alumni

Human Right Campaign (HRC) website: Resources for LGBTQ employees. Out and Equal: Tools and resources focused on LGBT inclusion in the workplace Out Professional Network: A trusted professional network, pairing members with employers who are serious about building a diverse workforce. Out Professionals: The nation’s leading LGBT networking organization. Pride@Work: A nonprofit organization that represents […]


Resources for Black Alumni

Black Enterprise: Offers career advice to explore opportunities and successfully advance. Black EOE Journal: Employment opportunities and career training programs for African American candidates. Black Career Women’s Network: Provides a supportive network, career tools, and resources. Black News Jobs: Virtual career center for African American job seekers and employers. Equal Opportunities Publications – African-American Career World: Publication with career advice from African American leaders.  


Resources for Alumni with Disabilities

AbilityJobs: All posted jobs are from employers specifically seeking to hire people with disabilities. AbilityLinks: The leading web-based community for job seekers with disabilities and inclusive employers. CareerConnect: A resource for job seekers who are blind or visually impaired. Careers & The Disabled: Career-guidance and recruitment magazine for people with disabilities. DisABLED Person: Job board with […]


Resources for Alumni with PhDs

AAAS: Career tools for scientists. Beyond Academia: A student-run organization with the goal of empowering graduate students and post-docs to expand their careers beyond the traditional academic track. Cheeky Scientist: Helps PhDs transition to non-academic careers. Offers blog, podcast and other free resources along with other products. Connected Academics:  A project of the Modern Language Association; helps […]


Resources for Career Reentry

iRelaunch The University of Virginia Alumni Association is pleased to partner with iRelaunch, the Return to Work Experts, to provide our alumni with a proven and effective online “workbook” to help you transition back to work after a break.  Visit this page to learn more! Returnships Some companies offer Returnships: internship-like experiences for experienced candidates who […]