Undocumented Students

Welcome to the Undocumented Students affinity page. This page has been set up to provide undocumented & DACAmented students and their allies career resources specifically designed to help support their career development goals and needs. A variety of information can be found on this page including, events to attend, student organizations to consider joining, and blog posts to support your understanding of various career topics. To discuss career opportunities, consider meeting with a career coach. Appointments can be scheduled to discuss Career Paths, Job Searches, Résumés, Interviews, Personal Statements, Professional Networking, Cover Letters, and LinkedIn to name a few. Click here to schedule your meeting.

How to Earn an Income as an Undocumented Individual

Business Owner

As graduation approaches, students begin sorting out their next plan. But while your fellow classmates may be submitting job applications, as an undocumented student you may be wondering about your career options. This can be a confusing process and if …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations Mary Malerba
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4 New Books to Challenge You This Spring


The last year has been characterized by upheaval. Not only have our ways of living and working changed significantly in pandemic conditions, but we’ve also witnessed more widespread (and very necessary) questioning of social norms and political institutions through the …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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First Gen Students– Apply for funding for your Summer 2021 experience!

Opportunity Fund

Are you participating in an unpaid or minimally paid internship or co-op?
How about a job shadow, conference, or training session?
Do you have an upcoming interview and need some funds to participate?

Apply for funding for your Summer 2021 …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Navigating the Hiring Process as a DACAmented Job Seeker


The process of searching for employment and going through the hiring process can be challenging for any job seeker, but can be especially so for those who have received DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Understanding your rights and what …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations Mary Malerba
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Unique Professional Assets of Undocumented Students


Undocumented students offer a variety of special skills that make them competitive participants in the workforce. Though employment opportunities for undocumented students may be limited, their strengths help them distinguish themselves in the professional areas of entrepreneurship, freelance, or independent …

By Victoria
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Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

ERGs are voluntary, employee-led groups made up of individuals who join together based on common interests, backgrounds, or demographic factors. …

University of Pennsylvania: Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program

SUMR is a program that focuses on preparing undergraduate students from underrepresented minority groups in exploring the field of health …


Trials is a summer program created in a partnership by Harvard Law School, NYU School of Law, and the Advantage …

The Brookings Institution

The Brookings Institution has a variety of full-time and part-time internships for students who are interested in public policy related …

J.P. Morgan Programs

J.P. Morgan has a variety of pre-internship and internship programs that cater to minority students. For example, Proud to Be …

Harvard Business School – Summer Venture in Management Program

Harvard’s Summer Venture in Management Program is a 1-week program for rising and graduating underrepresented college seniors focusing on increasing …