The first step in any job or internship search is to reflect on your values, priorities, and identity. The University Career Center is a space where you can ask questions about all aspects of your career readiness. We provide a supportive and non-judgmental environment, and we know how personal identity connects to career decisions. The information below, while not all-encompassing, is intended to help you make informed decisions about your career plans. To suggest additional resources email

Career Resources

Connect with Professionals and Peers

Networking is simply talking and building relationships with professionals in careers that interest you to help you learn what it’s like to work in a particular role, field, or industry. In addition to UO Pride Alumni Group, and the resources at LGBT Education and Support Services, there are several ways to network. Also, look for local groups like Eugene/Springfield LGBTQA Professional & Business Network Group

On Campus Student Groups and Resources

  • Lambda Legal: Know Your Rights Guides — National organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people, and those with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.
  • Human Rights Campaign — Information on workplace and corporate attitudes and policies surrounding sexual orientation. Includes links to information about employee groups, organizations, and companies that offer benefits to domestic partners.
  • American Civil Liberties Union LGBT Project — The LGBT Project fights discrimination and moves public opinion on LGBT rights through the courts, legislatures, and public education across five issue area
  • Transgender Law Center — A civil rights organization advocating for transgender communities.
  • National Center for Transgender Equality: Social justice organization dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration, and empowerment.
  • National Center for Lesbian Rights: A national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.