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 email@example.com.
Job Websites and Resources
- Asian Jobs.com — 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
- List of Asian Professional Associations and Organizations
- Asian American Council of Oregon — Eugene-based organization that creates opportunities that foster friendship and harmonious relations among all people by presenting events and activities that will stimulate a better understanding of Asian and Asian-American cultures.
- Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon is a statewide, grassroots organization that unites Asians and Pacific Islanders to achieve social justice. They use their collective strengths to advance equity through empowering, organizing, and advocating with their communities.
- UO Asian, Desi, and Pacific Islander Strategies Group — provides a supportive space for University of Oregon (UO) and community members to discuss and act upon issues related to the diaspora within Asian, Desi, and Pacific Islander (ADPI) communities on campus.
- The Multicultural Center (MCC) promotes student leadership development and personal growth through community building and education. It is also home to more than 25 different MCC Student Unions, including the Asian Pacific American Student Union, Hong Kong Student Association, Japanese Student Organization, and more.
- The Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence (CMAE) develops and implements programs and services that support and empower historically underrepresented and underserved populations. Check out their UO Diversity Scholarships!
- Explore the student clubs and organizations on campus that you can join. Many are identity/affinity-based, and if you don’t see something you like, you can always start your own!