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Information for Ethnic Minority Students

The following resources are designed to assist students from historically underserved populations plan careers. You can also visit the diversity section of our career resource library in JES A115 for books and magazines to aid your career or internship search.

Online Resources

  • IMDiversity.com provides valuable information on career opportunities as well as the tools needed to survive and succeed in America’s workplace.
  • Career Journal is a website sponsored by the Wall Street Journal that provides stories about minorities and careers, links for career counseling, resume critiques, and links for managing a career.
  • HireDiversity.com’s mission is to “facilitate excellence in diversity recruitment by bringing together human resources professionals with quality, prescreened, multicultural and/or bilingual professional candidates from diverse backgrounds.”

Internship and Scholarship Opportunities

  • The Minority Access Internship Program allows undergraduate and graduate students to experience the diversity and scope of career opportunities available in the federal government and other participating entities.
  • The Gates Millennium Scholars Program, administered by the United Negro College Fund, provides scholarships for outstanding ethnic minority students pursuing an undergraduate degree in any discipline or graduate degrees in math, science, engineering, education, or library science.
  • Xerox’s Technical Minority Scholarship Program provides financial support and work experience for ethnic minorities. Scholarships are available to those enrolled in a technical degree program at the bachelor level or above. The Xerox College Experiential Learning Program offers paid and unpaid summer internships, year-round co-ops, and work/study programs.
  • Financial Aid Assistance has a directory containing some of the numerous scholarships, loans, and financial aid available to ethnic minority university students.