Asian, Desi, and Pacific Islander (ADPI)

The University Career Center is committed to supporting your career development as a student who identifies as Asian, Desi, and Pacific Islander (ADPI), and helping you make the most of your time at the University of Oregon. Your identity may likely intersect with your career choices, extracurricular interests, and future goals. The University Career Center is here to help you explore the role your identity may play in your job search and connect you to helpful resources. To suggest additional resources email

Job Websites and Resources

  • Asian — This platform connects job seekers with employers searching for bilingual individuals who speak Asian languages and English, as well as organizations seeking to increase their diversity.
  • National Association of Asian-American Professionals (NAAAP) — Serves to build business and social contacts through networking opportunities for Asian-Americans. Links to local chapters as well.
  • Asian Career Network — Part of the Professional Diversity Network, this website posts job opportunities and career events happening throughout the year. 
  • IM Diversity Asian American Resources — Job resources, postings, and career information.
  • Asia Media — Provides job opportunities with Asian-friendly employers and career resources for Asian Americans.
  • Asia Society — This is a global non-profit organization designed to forge closer ties between Asia and the West through arts, education, policy, and business outreach. Asia Society has offices in New York and Texas. This site includes an online job board and internship program designed to provide practical experience, training, and opportunities to participate in events and programs.
  • Asia Pacific American Leadership — The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) is designed to build leadership and public policy knowledge within the Asian Pacific American community. Its mission is to promote APA interests and success in public service careers, to provide information and education on policy issues affecting the APA community, and to serve the APA community at large. It offers a public sector internship program in Washington, DC for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Ascend — Ascend is the largest Pan-Asian business professional membership organization in North America. Its mission is to drive workplace and societal impact by developing and elevating all Asian and Pacific Islander (API) business leaders and empowering them to become catalysts for change.
  • Asian American Career Resources — List of 28 helpful career resources for Asian Americans.

Professional Associations and Organizations

Campus Resources