Today’s workplace is global, multi-ethnic, and intergenerational. It is composed of people from different backgrounds, experiences, and cultures, representing broad spectra of socio-economic status, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, and political leaning. Your capacity to work in a diverse environment represents an important consideration for employers. Review more resources offered by the University Career Center to help you locate organizations who share your values and respect the diverse perspective you bring to the workforce!
First-Gen Terps, campus resource suggestions by class year
Diversity Opportunities, list provided by the UMD National Scholarships Office
WEIDP Student Resource Guide. The Words of Engagement Intergroup Dialogue Program (WEIDP) has put together a fantastic resource that includes:
- emergency food/money
- someone to talk to
- identity-specific support
- legal information
- other UMD info/offices
- national hotlines
Autism & Career Development Panel
Panel of professionals sharing tips on how autism and career development impact one another. For many students, preparing for a career during the COVID pandemic is highly stressful. For students managing autism, the impact may be greater. Watch the video to,
• Identify how career development and autism intersect with one another;
• Learn strategies to move forward with career preparation during the pandemic;
• Hear from prominent employers how workplaces support employees balancing autism with professional development.
Hosted by the University Career Center.