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Supporting all UVM students & alums in finding work where you can thrive.

Below you'll find resources about networking, mentorship, and assessing prospective employers - all intended to support you in navigating the way these identities might show up in the job search.

Regardless of your identities, we offer these 3 tips to start your jobs search.


Our commitment to you...

In all we do, we aspire to advance justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging through authenticity and intentionality.

We hold ourselves accountable by addressing tensions that arise with compassion, curiosity, and humility as we each continue to learn and grow.

We commit to supporting marginalized voices and exploring intersectionality and differences in our community; thus, influencing and evolving the global workplace.


People of Color

Students and alums of color may have unique considerations as they search for a supportive, inclusive, and affirming places to work. From finding support on campus to evaluating potential employers, visit the Resources for People of Color page to learn more and get started.


Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, pansexual, two-spirit, and non-binary folks often have some unique considerations in their work-related decisions. From finding an LGBTQIA+-Related job to coming out during the job search, visit the LGBTQIA+ Resources page to learn more and get started.

International Students

International Student have a unique college experience, earning a degree abroad. Equally unique considerations are needed when looking for jobs. From understanding your Visa Status to searching for international-friendly employers, visit the International Students Resources page to learn more and get started. 

People with Disabilities

Students and alums with disabilities have unique considerations as they search for supportive, inclusive, and affirming places to work. Questions may come up for you that another job seeker may not have to consider or answer. For answers to these questions and other career resources, visit the Resources for People with Disabilities page.


Students who served in the military bring a skillset that is in demand for a wide range of industries. For resources to help veterans find opportunities and describe your military experience in application materials and interviews, visit the Resources for Veterans page.  

First Generation Students

A first-generation college student is defined as those for whom no parent or guardian completed a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university. To find out how UVM can help support first-generation students in their career readiness, visit the First Generation Students Resources page.


We would love to hear from you!

Looking for more Identity-Based resources for your group or another group that isn't listed? Email us at career@uvm.edu

The University of Vermont Career Center Division of Student Affairs

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