OCS offers a welcoming and affirming space for LGBTQ students and alums.
As a student or alum who identifies as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Non-binary this page offers you specific career resources for your career exploration, planning, internship and job search. We understand that career paths and work place cultures can vary greatly in both openness of and resources available for individuals who identify as LGBTQ. OCS is here to assist you in all stages of the career development process.
Some employers may offer diversity recruitment programs aimed to address historical gaps in the workforce, and students are encouraged to research those programs to learn more.
“I believe that no one should ever have to choose between a career we love and living our lives with authenticity and integrity”–Out & Equal Executive Director, Selisse Berry
From finding inclusive companies, getting comfortable with the interview process, to coming out at work, here is a resource guide to help you navigate the corporate landscape as a member of the LGBTQ+ community.
Being open at work can be a daunting challenge. But it can also relieve the daily stress of hiding who you are. At the same time, however, no one wants to put their job security or opportunity for advancement in jeopardy. So here are some things to think about as you consider whether or not to come out at work.
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The following tips and list of housing resources by City are compiled annually based on referrals from Yale students and alums.
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