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.

Got an IDEA? Imagine, Develop, Engage and Apply!

IDEA

Is there a creative endeavor you want to engage in, or an original research project you would like to conduct? Do you have a product you would like to develop, an entrepreneurial venture you want to launch, or a service …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Conquering Imposter Syndrome

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I recently saw a clip of an interview with comedian Chris Rock on Jimmy Kimmel. Chris told a story about his visit to the White House during the Obama administration. He was there among legends in the entertainment industry, rightfully …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Confronting White Supremacy Culture in the Social-Impact Sector

Confronting White Supremacy Culture

As organizations strive to become more inclusive, it’s imperative to recognize the difference between truly lifting up diverse perspectives and merely expecting new hires to accept and adhere to existing cultural norms that may be rooted in systemic oppression. Years …

By Sheena Daree Miller - Idealist Careers
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Life after College: A Guide for Undocumented Students

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Undocumented students face numerous barriers in career planning which could make it seem impossible to secure desired positions during and after college. Sharing her personal insights, knowledge, experience as an immigrant, Iliana Perez Ph. D., Director of Research & Entrepreneurship …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Thinking About Starting a Business?

Young lawyer working on a laptop.

Have you been thinking about starting a business for a while but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you have an idea for an invention, and the thought of turning it into a business is both exciting and terrifying …

By Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto
Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto Associate Director, Programming & Internal Relations Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto
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Resources

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. …

Professional Diversity Network

Professional Diversity Network – provides diverse communities with a trusted professional network, which pairs job seekers with employers who are …

Diversity Job Board

Diversity Job Board – features the latest job opportunities for diverse job seekers from employers all across the country, connecting …

Center for Latino Progress

The Center for Latino Progress’s mission is to advance the socio-economic conditions of the community at large, with emphasis on …

JUNTA

JUNTA empowers the Latino and low-income community in the Greater New Haven area to take control of their economic and …

Citizen Path

Citizen Path has information on their website regarding employment rights with DACA.