Our lobby is open 9:00-5:00. We also offer virtual appointments.

Our lobby will be closed all day May 27th and 31st.

LGBTQ+ Students

Here at the UW Career and Internship Center, we work hard to support students of all identities, including our vibrant UW LGBTQQ2IA+ community!  

While there are many laws that prohibit discrimination based on gender or sexuality, you may have questions when navigating the job search, such as:

  • What avenues of support and recourse can I access if I experience discrimination?
  • Will my job provide benefits that cover my gender affirming care?
  • Will my job provide benefits that cover my family?
  • Will I be supported as a Transgender, Non Binary, or Gender Nonconforming person within this company?
  • What types of support (affinity groups, for example) will I be able to access from my employer?
  • Will I be able to speak outwardly about my partner/s and family at my workplace?
  • How will I navigate possible repercussions?

The Career & Internship Center is a place where you can navigate these questions, bring your full self, and find resources to utilize when entering the workforce.

Check out the Career Resources from GayCenter.org

For the original resource click here. 

THE CENTER

The Center fosters a welcoming environment where everyone is celebrated for who they are. We offer the LGBTQ communities of NYC advocacy, health and wellness programs; arts, entertainment and cultural events; recovery, …

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Check out these LGBTQ+ Jobs on CenterLink

CenterLink LGBT Jobs/Career Board
For the job board click here! 

CenterLink’s Job Board shows current job openings at LGBT community centers as well as at other organizations and institutions whose work is closely related to the needs and interests of …

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Exciting Opportunity with AmeriCorps Jumpstart!

Jumpstart is currently hiring Corps Members (CMs) to help us in our mission to prepare preschoolers for kindergarten. Jumpstart CMs have the unique opportunity to inspire young children to learn, serve in a local community, collaborate with others on a …

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Check out Careers with the Los Angeles LGBT Center

The Los Angeles LGBT Center is building a world where LGBT people thrive as healthy, equal, and complete members of society.

We value:

Respect. We provide a workplace and service environment where individuality is seen as strength and all people …

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