Career Planning

Organizations which Value Diversity

All Areas of Diversity

  • Diversity Employers - Jobs with employers committed to diversity
  • Diversity Jobs - search for jobs at diversity-friendly companies in your area
  • Diversity Search - helping to promote diversity in the workplace
  • Equal Opportunity Publications - a portfolio of seven national career magazines, a diversity website, online job board, and Career Expos for women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities

 

Physical Disabilities

For People of Color

 

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Friendly Employment

  • GLB Careers - jobs for the gay community
  • Out & Equal - LGBT CareerLink - job search and employment networking site
  • Diversity World - information on job seeking if you have a disability and career opportunities
  • ProGay Jobs - find the perfect position with companies committed to diversity in the workplace
  • Simply Hired - jobs at GLBT-friendly companies
  • Out for Work - assistance to students in the cultivation and enhancement of skills to explore career options, master search techniques and strategies and research employment opportunities

Women in the workforce

    Arts Entertainment Media

    Disney College Program - a combined education and work experience at the Walt Disney World® Resort as a cast member

    Entertainment Industry Jobs - listings of entertainment jobs and internships at studios, Networks, Production Companies, Record Companies, TV and Radio Stations, VFX, Animation, and Broadcasting

    American Association of Museums - post your resume and receive email alerts to jobs available at museums across the U.S.

    New York Foundation for the Arts - a premier resource for jobs and internships in the arts, culture, and museum industries nationwide

    ShowBizJobs - a career center dedicated to matching professional candidates and media enterprises in all phases of media production

    Media 411 - matching people TV jobs and internships across the nation

     

     

    The Philadelphia Center: Philadelphia, Pa.

    A Great Lakes Colleges Association Recognized Program

    Subjects: The Philadelphia Center offers more than 800 internships and students from all majors are welcome. Students will earn a full semester's credit as they intern four days a week in an organization of their choice; live with fellow students throughout the city; learn through our city-based seminars; and experience life in one of the nation's most dynamic cities. TPC's full-time faculty and staff offer a unique and highly individualized program.

    For more than 40 years, The Philadelphia Center has offered more than 6,000 college students a semester of experiential education, a unique hands-on opportunity geared toward professional, academic, and personal growth in an active urban environment. Students will work closely with TPC staff to choose career-building internships and independent living arrangements. TPC's seminars will provide insight into professional and urban life. At The Philadelphia Center, experiential education means that you influence and direct your learning.

    Prerequisities: 2.7 GPA, junior-level standing, demonstrated maturity.

    Length: Fall and Spring Semesters (or Learning Work -- an eight-week summer program)

    Credit: 4.0 units: 2.0 units Urban Field Placement (Internship), 1.0 unit City Seminar, 1.0 unit Elective Seminar.

    Housing: Homes or apartments (TPC assists students in locating reasonably priced, conveniently located housing). Students are housed in a hotel during initial orientation.

    Faculty Advisor: Dr. Vicki Baker, Robinson 111; e-mail:

    Cost: Albion College tuition and fees covers program tuition and fees.

    Costs Not Covered by Albion: Housing, board and entertainment. You will not be paying room and board and those funds are applied to your living expenses in Philadelphia. Other expenses include one-time expenses for hotel/temporary housing, books, and travel to and from Philadelphia. Students are often required to make a one- to two-month security deposit for their housing.

    Comments: The program is open to all majors and provides opportunities for professional and intellectual development while living in the city and learning in an experience-based and academic context. The internships involve working full-time four days a week (a minimum of 32 hours) at the internship sites. Students should note that no more than 4.0 units of internship can count toward graduation requirements.

    Contact:
    Diana Waters,
    121 South Broad Street, 7th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Phone: 215.735.7300
    URL: www.tpc.edu

     

    New York Arts Program: New York City

    A Great Lakes Colleges Association Recognized Program

    Subjects: Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Media Arts, and Writing and Publishing.

    Prerequisities: 2.7 GPA, junior-level standing, demonstrated maturity. Placement with a sponsoring artist to be arranged by a New York faculty advisor.

    Length: Fall semester, spring semester, or 4 week Summer Visual Arts Intensive (4 credits = 1 unit).

    Credit: 4.0 units (16 semester hours): 2.0 unit seminars, 2.0 units internship, credit/no credit only.

    Faculty: Each student is assigned an academic advisor from their area of study. This faculty member teaches an area study and works closely with the student and their apprenticeship sponsor.

    Housing: In the New York Arts Program's Chelsea Residence

    Cost: Albion College tuition and room charges cover program tuition, fees and room. Students receive $25 per week for transportation and cultural events, paid out twice during the semester provided students' accounts are current.

    Costs Not Covered by Albion: $150 for housing deposit, travel to New York City for the required interview and for the program, food, local transportation, miscellaneous personal expenses, incidentals, and entertainment.

    Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bille K. Wickre, 517-629-0249,

    Comments: The New York Arts program is made up of 4 components: Internships, Seminars, Tutorial & Independent Study and Journals. Students will be required to work in internships usually 30 hours a week forming the major part of the program; take a six-week seminar with their Faculty Advisors on various topics; pursue a clearly defined self-directed study project designed in conjunction with and supervised by his or her faculty advisor; and keep a journal of their experiences, observations and critical reflections. A personal interview in New York is required of all applicants to determine potential ability to work with any given sponsor. Students should allow 3 working days in New York for these interviews. Albion allows only 4 total units of internship toward graduation requirements; the Registrar can help you determine if you will exceed this amount.

    Contact:
    Susan Childrey
    Program Coordinator
    305 West 29th Street
    New York, NY 10001
    Telephone: 212-563-0255
    Fax: 212-563-0256
    E-mail: susan@newyorkartsprogram.org
    Web: http://www.nyartsprogram.org/

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