Diversity in the Workforce

As a part of the Career Center’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, the following is a partial list of career and job search-related on-campus and off-campus diversity resources for Sacramento State students and recent alumni. This list is intended to provide general career and job search-related resources for a variety of diverse student groups at Sacramento State, and is not intended to provide legal advice or purposefully exclude any individual or group.

If you have any questions related to Career Center services and programs, either individually, or as a member of a group, we invite you to visit the Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013, or contact the Career Center at (916) 278-6231, or www.csus.edu/careercenter

PRIDE Center, Sacramento State    

  • The PRIDE Center is committed to enriching the campus experience and developing you as individuals and as members of communities.

PFLAG, Sacramento    

  • Founded in 1982, the Sacramento Chapter of PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons, their families and friends.

Corporate Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign

  • The index rates work places on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality

Out for Work  

  • A nonprofit dedicated to educating, preparing, and empowering LGBT college students, alumni and their allies for the workplace.

Lambda Legal    

  • National LGBT civil rights organization; includes information about workplace discrimination cases.

National Center for Transgender Equality     

  • National organization devoted to ending discrimination against transgender people through education and Advocacy.

FAQ’s for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students  

  • This handout provides information on job search strategies and resources for transgender and gender non-conforming job seekers, including for members of the LGBTQ+ community.

FAQ’s for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students (PDF)  

  • This handout provides information on job search strategies and resources for transgender and gender non-conforming job seekers, including for members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Veteran Success Center 

  • Sacramento State’s Veterans Success Center (VSC) provides multi-faceted assistance to prospective and enrolled student veterans and dependents.

O*NET Online Crosswalk 

  • Search MOC codes or job titles from the Military Occupational Classification (MOC). Website provides equivalent civilian job descriptions for related military MOC codes.

California Department of Veterans Affairs

  • The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) works to ensure that its veterans of every era and their families get the state and federal benefits and services they have earned.

NorCal Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing

  • NorCal Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing is a non-profit community-based organization serving Deaf & Hard of Hearing individuals in 24 northeastern counties of California, and was founded and managed by a team of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals since 1977.

American with Disabilities Act (Title I)

  • Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits private employers, State and local governments, employment agencies and labor unions from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, job training, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

Services to Students with Disabilities (SSWD)   

  • SSWD offers a wide range of support services and accommodations to help Sacramento State students with disabilities pursue their educational goals.

Job Accommodation Network

  • Provides advice on accommodating employees with disabilities

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission     

  • This site offers technical assistance on the ADA provisions applying to employment and how to file ADA complaints.

California Department of Rehabilitation 

  • This state employment and independent living resource for people with disabilities.

Disclosing a Disability During the Hiring and/or Interview Process

  • This handout offers strategies and resources pertaining to disclosing or not disclosing a disability during the hiring and/or interview process.

Disclosure of Disabilities (PDF) 

FAQ’s for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students (PDF)  

  • This handout provides information on job search strategies and resources for transgender and gender non-conforming job seekers, including for members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Women’s Resource Center

  • Provides educational programs and support to raise awareness and provide opportunities for Sacramento State students to get involved with various issues pertaining to women’s contributions to society.

Women’s Bureau

  • The Women’s Bureau provides resources, tools, and publications of interest to women seeking to advance their opportunities for profitable employment.

Resources for California Women in the Workforce

  • Resources relevant to women working in California from the Department of Industrial Relations.

Project Rebound

  • A program to help formerly incarcerated students at Sacramento State.

Anti-Recidivism Coalition

  • This coalition provides a support network and job training workshops to formerly incarcerated young men and women.

Voluntary Legal Services Program

  • VLSP provides criminal records expungement clinics for low-income residents who need help expunging criminal records.

Full Circle Project

  • The Full Circle Project (FCP) is dedicated to supporting students who identify as Asian and/or Pacific Islander to increase their graduation and retention rates on campus.

National Association of Asian American Professionals

  • A national non-profit organization that serves to provide its members opportunities for professional development, service and networking.

Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics Inc. (LEAP)

  • LEAP is a national non-profit organization whose mission includes equality for API professionals through leadership, empowerment and policy.

The Serna Center

  • The Serna Center supports Latino and underrepresented and underserved populations in the Sacramento region.

Multi-Cultural Center

  • The Multi-Cultural Center supports the needs of Sacramento State’s diverse population and advocates for inclusion, social justice, collaboration and wellness.

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement

  • Hispanic Alliance is a national non-profit organization focusing on the professional development and advancement of Latino professionals.

Martin Luther King Jr. Center (MLK Scholars)    

  • Program supports African American students to be successful during their time on campus as they pursue their degrees.

Black Career Women’s Network 

  • Black Career Women’s Network is a national organization that is dedicated to supporting African-American women in their professional development and careers.

Executive Leadership Council    

  • The mission of the Executive Leadership Council is to increase the number of black leaders, both domestically and internationally, by providing professional development and leadership opportunities.

The Dreamer Resource Center, Sacramento State   

  • The Dreamer Resource Center provides academic, personal and professional support to students who identify as undocumented and students who come from mixed-status families. 

CSU Resources for Undocumented Students

  • The CSU has put together resources available to undocumented students within the CSU including information on legal support services and financial aid.

DACA and Your Workplace Rights   

  • The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has to do with the rights of workers (1) when they apply for DACA, (2) after they have received DACA and have a work permit, and (3) when they are applying to renew their DACA. This FAQ is intended to answer those questions and to provide information that may be helpful when you apply for and after you’ve been granted DACA.

International Programs and Global Engagement    

  • The International Programs and Global Engagement office at California State University, Sacramento, provides a variety of services and programs for international students, as well as their Study Abroad program, and their various global initiatives. The campus community is diverse, dynamic, and welcoming to international students from around the world.

Employment Options for International Students

  • There are a number of employment options available for international students at Sacramento State. The International Programs and Global Engagement office at Sacramento State provides specific information on work options, including F-1 and J-1 students, and those seeking on-campus or off-campus experiential learning opportunities.

My Visa Jobs.com

  • My Visa Jobs is a resource that can help students identify organizations that have previously sponsored international student employment. This resource features a job search function, as well as, a work visa database.

International Student

  • InternationalStudent.com began operation in 1998, answering the calling of a continuously increasing international student populations.
  • The following link directs users to Commisceo Global’s award-winning cultural guides on 80+ countries, including the United States, covering country statistics, the people, language, culture, etiquette, business protocol, communication styles and more.

Job Search, Interviewing Strategies, and Resume and Cover Letter Assistance: Career Center

  • The Career Center at Sacramento State provides students, including international students, and alumni with assistance on job searches, interviewing strategies, and resume and cover letter development and reviews. In addition, the Career Center offers events and programs where students can meet company representatives, in addition to offering career counseling services to help students relate their major to the world of work, as well as assistance with choosing or changing a major/career path. The Career Center also provides drop-in and career counseling appointments to assist students with graduate school applications and writing and reviewing personal statements. Hornet Career Connection provides students with online access to full-time, part-time, and internship position openings.

College of Engineering and Computer Science: Career Services

  • In addition to the centralized Career Center at Sacramento State, the College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) also offers career services for ECS students, including international students. Each spring ECS Career Services also hosting their annual ECS Career Fair. Also, ECS Career Services posts career and part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate ECS students in their JETX4 database.

College of Business Administration - Biz Graduate Career Services

  • Biz Graduate Career Services is the career advancement and employer engagement center of the College of Business Administration’s MBA and Executive and Professional Programs.