Resources for Student Groups

LBCC Student Community

Click on different tabs to see career related resources for LBCC student groups listed below. 

Asian Pacific Islander Desi (APID) 

Asian American Advertising Federation 
The Asian American Advertising Federation is made up of Asian-American advertising principals, media, advertisers and strategic partners. Its mission is to grow the Asian-American advertising and marketing industry, raise public awareness of the Asian-American community and further professionalism within the industry. 

The Asian American Architects and Engineers Association:
AAAESC provides a platform for empowering professionals working in the built environment in personal and professional growth, business development and networking, and leadership in the Asian American community. 

Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) 
The Asian American Journalists Association is a nonprofit professional and educational organization with more than 2,300 members. AAJA serves Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders by encouraging young people to consider journalism as a career, developing managers in the media industry and promoting fair and accurate news coverage. 

Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association 
The Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association is a national organization that aims to address issues important to Asian-American students studying medicine. 

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association 
The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association monitors legislative developments and judicial appointments, promotes Asian/Pacific American (APA) political leadership, advocates for equal opportunity in education and in the workplace, works to eliminate violence against APAs and builds coalitions on these issues and others within the legal profession and the community at-large. 

National Association of Asian American Professionals 
The National Association of Asian American Professionals is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization whose mission is to promote the personal and professional development of the Asian-American community. 

NetIP North America (Network of Indian Professionals)
NetIP North America’s mission is to serve as a voice for the South Asian Diaspora and to provide a vehicle for South Asian professionals to enhance the communities in which they work and live. Areas of focus for the organization include economic growth and security, cultural awareness and preservation, family needs and education and learning. 

The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)
The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) was founded in November 2007 to help Asian heritage scientific and engineering professionals achieve their full potential. Organizations existed for other affinity groups – The National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers – and there was a need for a similar organization where students representing all of the pan Asian cultures could connect and support each other. 

South Asian Bar Association of North America
The South Asian Bar Association of North America (SABA) seeks to strengthen the rapidly growing South Asian legal community with a recognized and trusted forum for professional growth and advancement, and promotes the civil rights and access to justice for the South Asian community. 

Black & African American

Black Career Women’s Network (BCWN)
BCWN is a national organization dedicated to fostering the professional development of African-American women by providing career tools, resources, and a strong network to help you strategically manage your career, navigate the workplace, and thrive professionally.

Jopwell is a career advancement platform for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals. We assist companies with their diversity recruitment, marketing, and retention efforts at scale. 

National Urban League Jobs Network
The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically under-served urban communities. They connect job seekers with employers who understand their mission and the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 

National Association of Black Social Workers
The National Association of Black Social Workers advocates for social change, justice, and human development of African people here in the United States and throughout the world. It advocates for social change, justice and human development of African people here in the United States and throughout the world.  Their affiliate chapters reflect seasoned practitioners and students of African ancestry who continue the struggle for justice and freedom. 

Organization of Black Designers (OBD)
OBD is a national professional organization of interior, industrial, architectural, fashion and graphic designers dedicated to promoting the visibility, empowerment, education and interaction of its membership and the understanding and value that diverse design perspectives contribute to world culture and commerce. 

The Black Perspective Online
The Black Perspective Online aims to spread awareness of issues and opportunities concerning the African-American community through news and by connecting them with employers who foster affirmative action and equal opportunity as part of their corporate policies. 

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)
The National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. is dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for black accounting and finance professionals by providing leadership and technical training, as well as networking and career opportunities. 

National Black MBA Association, Inc. (NBMBAA)
The mission of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) is to lead in the creation of educational, wealth building, and growth opportunities for those historically underrepresented throughout their careers as students, entrepreneurs and professionals. 

Blacks in Government (BIG)
BIG has been a national response to the need for African Americans in public service to organize around issues of mutual concern and use their collective strength to confront workplace and community issues. 

National Bar Association (NBA)
The National Bar Association is the nation’s oldest and largest national network of predominantly African-American attorneys and judges. It represents the interests of approximately 65,000 lawyers, judges, law professors, and law students. 

National Conference of Black Lawyers
The National Conference of Black Lawyers’ mission is to serve as the legal arm of the movement for Black Liberation, to protect human rights, to achieve self-determination of Africa and African Communities in the Diaspora and to work in coalition to assist in ending oppression of all peoples. 

National Black Nurses Association (NBNA)
NBNA’s mission is to provide a forum for collective action by African American nurses to represent and provide a forum for black nurses to advocate for and implement strategies to ensure access to the highest quality of healthcare for persons of color. 

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
NSBE supports and promotes the aspirations of collegiate and pre-collegiate students and technical professionals in engineering and technology. NSBE offers its members leadership training, professional development activities, mentoring, career placement services, community service opportunities and more. 

Formerly Incarcerated

Career One Stop
Has information on who hires individuals with a conviction, how to answer questions about their conviction, etc. 

Center for Employment Opportunities
CEO’s mission is to “provide immediate, effective, and comprehensive employment services exclusively to individuals who have recently returned home from incarceration.” 

“Fair Chance Employer” filter on LinkedIn
Resource for individuals seeking jobs in LA (also applies to SF) who may have an offer rescinded after learning of criminal record 

HIRE Network
National Helping Individuals with criminal records Re-enter through Employment (H.I.R.E) Network

Jails to Jobs
A non-profit organization dedicated to equipping formerly incarcerated individuals with the tools and resources to find employment and successfully re-enter the workforce. Includes directories for free interview clothes and free or low-cost tattoo removal 

“Reentering Your Community” (2016) – Federal Bureau of Prisons
A handbook with information and resources in specific areas where individuals may have questions related to their reentry and rebuilding. 

International Students

Founded by immigrants in 2006. Serves as an information portal and online community for visa job hunters around the world. 

Indian job search portal

NCDA’s Guide for International Students
Created by the International Student Services Committee to provide resources for international students

Blogs from area experts to share ideas and tips for students in job search process 


Jopwell is a career advancement platform for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals. We assist companies with their diversity recruitment, marketing, and retention efforts at scale. 

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE)
The Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement is a national non-profit dedicated to the employment, development, and advancement of current and aspiring Latino professionals. With a network of over 52,000 members across the country, HACE works with employers to remain competitive in an increasingly dynamic economy by helping them attract, develop, and retain Latino and diverse professionals. 

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (National Organization)
SHPE is a national organization whose primary function is to cultivate the potential of the Hispanic community through technology, engineering, math, and science. SHPE fulfills their mission by increasing educational opportunities, promoting professional and personal growth, and reinforcing their reputation as a vital Hispanic organization. 

Association of Latino Professionals for America
The Association of Latino Professional For America, ALPFA, is a student organization open to all majors and ethnic backgrounds. We are recognized nationally as an organization to empower and develop leaders in every sector of the economy. 

Prospanica has hosted annual career and professional development conferences, connecting thousands of Hispanics to graduate programs, subject matter experts, corporations, and each other. Prospanica has given over $8 million in scholarships for graduate education. 

The National Hispanic Institute targets top Hispanics in high school and college and conducts creative leadership training to develop students’ self-marketing, networking, college planning and organizational development skills. 

Latin Business Association (LBA): The LBA is committed to the success of its members, partners and supporters by providing high-quality events, innovative programs and services, and useful and tangible resources that enhance business growth. 

National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) : The mission of the National Hispanic Medical Association is to improve the health of Hispanics and other underserved populations. As a rapidly growing national resource based in the nation’s capital, NHMA provides policymakers and health care providers with expert information and support in strengthening health service delivery to Hispanic communities across the nation. This organization represents 36,000 licensed Hispanic physicians in the United States. 

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) : The mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute is to develop the next generation of Hispanic leaders. Its vision is an educated and civically active Hispanic community that participates at the local, state and federal policy decision-making levels. CHCI seeks to accomplish its mission by offering educational and leadership development programs, services and activities that promote the growth of participants as effective professionals and strong leaders. In the spirit of building coalitions, CHCI seeks to establish partnerships with other Hispanic and non-Hispanic organizations. 

National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) : The National Association of Hispanic Journalists is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry. The association strives to organize and provide mutual support for Hispanics involved in the gathering or dissemination of news, encourage and support the study and practice of journalism and communications by Hispanics, foster and promote the fair treatment of Hispanics by the media, further the employment and career development of Hispanics in the media and foster a greater understanding of Hispanic media professionals’ special cultural identity, interests and concerns. 

Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) : The Hispanic National Bar Association is the incorporated, nonprofit, national association of Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors and law students committed to promoting the goals and objectives of the association. The HNBA has been the principal force behind the increased representation of Hispanics in all sectors of the legal profession, and has served as the legal voice for Hispanics for more than 20 years. 

Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) : The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) strives to ensure that participation of the Hispanic community in corporate America is commensurate with Hispanic purchasing power. Responsible corporations endeavor to include Hispanics in employment, procurement, philanthropy and corporate governance. 


College Scholarships: Source for scholarships, grants, and financial aid opportunities for LGBTQ+ college students. 

Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees. 

LGBTQ Workplace Law & Diversity Blog: This blog is for those who are interested in issues of LGBTQ diversity and anti-discrimination. Posts discuss resources, news, and issues of importance for workplace professionals. 

NACE LGBT Resources: Members of the NACE Community shared a list of resources that they find helpful and valuable in working with LGBT college students, job candidates, and employees. 

Out for Undergrad Provides 4 different conferences per year to help students from the LGBTQ community thrive. (Engineering, Tech, Business, & Marketing) 

Trans Employment Program (SF/Bay Area): Launched in 2007 as TEEI (Transgender Economic Empowerment Initiative), the Trans Employment Program is the first city-funded program to help transgender and GNC people get back to work and address the economic barriers facing the community. Since the program started, it has connected community members with thousands of jobs in diverse, equal, and rewarding workplaces. 

Transgender Job Bank – Employment Resources for the LGBTQ Community. Materializes their beliefs by aggregating the LGBT friendly job postings of progressive employers into a one stop shop for our visitors. 

Workplace Gender Transition Guidelines: Highlights guidelines for a business that includes “gender identity” in its non-discrimination policy should be prepared to manage a gender transition 

Middle Eastern

WorkHalal: A website created to be a career finding resource for the ummah in the West

American Muslim Health Professionals

American Muslim Women Physicians Association 

Islamic Medical Association of North America

Islamic Social Services Association

Middle Eastern America Professionals Association 

Middle Eastern Studies Association of North American 

Muslim Professional Association

Muslim Urban Professionals

Native American & Indigenous

Jopwell is a career advancement platform for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals. We assist companies with their diversity recruitment, marketing, and retention efforts at scale. 

American Indigenous Business Leaders (AIBL): American Indigenous Business Leaders is a nonprofit organization designed to support and promote the education and development of future Native American leaders, while maintaining and incorporating cultural values. 

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES): Founded in 1977, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a national, nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers. AISES has awarded over $11 million in academic scholarships to American Indian STEM students. 

Native American Journalists Association: The Native American Journalists Association serves and empowers Native American journalists through programs and actions designed to enrich journalism and promote Native cultures. 

National Native American Bar Association (NNABA): The National Native American Bar Association serves as the national association for Native American attorneys, judges, law professors and law students. Founded in 1973 as the American Indian Lawyers Association, NNABA works to promote issues important to the Native American community and works to improve professional opportunities for Native American lawyers. 

Women Empowering Women for Indigenous Nations: Women Empowering Women for Indigenous Nations (WEWIN) exists to provide Native women with the knowledge, support, and resources necessary to achieve success in their personal and professional lives. The WEWIN Annual Conference is an opportunity for Native women to engage in professional renewal, inspire others and network. 

Students with Disabilities

Disclosing Disability from RIT: Rochester Institute of Technology has information regarding disclosing a disability at various stages of the application process. 

Our Ability (Access to opportunities): Creating generative AI to build an accessible world for individuals with disabilities.

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace. 

Getting Hired is a national employment and social networking portal that uniquely connects job seekers with disabilities with employers committed to hiring them.

Lime Connect is a global not for profit 501(c)(3) organization that’s rebranding disability through achievement.  We do that by attracting, preparing, and connecting high potential university students and professionals – including veterans – who happen to have all types of disabilities for scholarships, internships, The Lime Connect Fellowship Program, The Lime Connect Foundations Program and full time careers with our corporate partners – the world’s leading corporations. 

Undocumented Students

Internship/Employment Resources

Best College’s Internships & Fellowships for Undocumented Students

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

Immigrants Rising: ”We empower undocumented young people to achieve educational and career goals through personal, institutional and policy transformation.” 


Parker Dewey-Micro Internships

Programs and Helpful Information

DACA Toolbox

The Dream.US Career Services Toolkit

The Dream.US Career Connections Report

Income and Career Options for Undocumented Students: How Colleges Can Help (video): Undocumented people without DACA or TPS can have a career and earn a living. This webinar is designed specifically for campus staff and faculty who want to understand and explore the career, income and funding options open to undocumented students and alumni who may not have work authorization. 

Teach for America for DACA Students

My Undocumented Life: Scholarships for Undocumented Students: Features up to date scholarships for undocumented students and deadlines to apply 

PHDreamers: Informally co-founded by three undocumented youth in the San Francisco Bay Area, Pre-Health Dreamers was formed out of the need for answers in their personal pursuits of higher education at the graduate and medical levels. Angel, Denisse, and New have paved their own paths throughout college and have leveraged each person’s expertise in skillful advocacy, networking, and community-building to build a community, resource, and forum. The varied but unique backgrounds and perspectives of each individual contribute to the ambitious mission of Pre-Health Dreamers. 

My Undocumented Life: The UndocuUndergrads National Network: Our mission at My Undocumented Life is to provide up-to-date information and resources to undocumented students, their families, and allies (including educators, counselors, and administrators). We post scholarship opportunities that are open to undocumented students, strategies for navigating the educational system while undocumented, information on how to apply for DACA, key upcoming immigration-related events, news on immigration policies, and much more. Most importantly, we want to provide a sense of community to our diverse group of readers. 

NACE-Career Pathways for Undocumented Students


United We Dream: When you’re undocumented, you face a lot of discrimination, and that creates a lot of fear. At United We Dream, we transform that fear into finding your voice. We empower people to develop their leadership, their organizing skills, and to develop our own campaigns to fight for justice and dignity for immigrants and all people. This is achieved through immigrant youth-led campaigns at the local, state, and federal level. 


Career One Stop for Veterans: Translating military experience 

O’Net Online CrossWalk

Veteran Jobs Mission: Our mission is to address the most pressing needs of veterans in finding and keeping jobs. 

Military Friendly: List of the top 100 veteran-friendly employers, compiled by Victory Media and updated annually. 

Hire Vets Medallion Program: US Department of Labor’s program that awards employers who are committed to hiring veterans. You can view the list of awardees by geographic location. 


Ellevate Network: List of organizations to help connect professional women with mentors and sponsors.

Apres Group: Resources and expert advice to help brush up on skills, regain confidence, and better understand today’s workforce to prep for getting hired.  

Black Career Women’s Network: National Career Development organization dedicated to fostering the professional growth of African-American women. Access to workshops, events, career tools & resources, coaching/mentorship, and a networking community.  

Lean In Circles community that allows access to a vibrant network of women in almost every country, connecting over shared experiences, building each other up, and cheering each other on.