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Career Development Center

» Specialized Career Resources for African Americans

This list of on campus, local, and job search tools/resources is just a part of your process in building your professional identity.   These tools should be used to explore and educate yourself about career options and offer advice and direction.  Make sure to start and end your journey here at Chapman by visiting the Office of Career Professional Development and sit down with a Career Educator to help make your roadmap to success easier to navigate.

+ - On-Campus Support

Chapman University Resources

Chapman University is deeply committed to enriching diversity and inclusion through on-going efforts to cultivate a welcoming campus climate for all members of the Chapman community.

Chapman celebrates and teaches diversity through academic coursework, events, speakers, student clubs, and workshops.

+ - Local/Community Support

To advocate and promote Black business and economic development within the public and private sectors (Santa Ana).

“To empower the African American community by providing focused, effective, participatory leadership that improves public policy and enhances the overall education, social and economic status of minorities.”

Work towards leadership and decision making positions in government, nonprofit, and the private sector

Non-profit organization that provides an intensive 10-week leadership program to prepare women for government and public policy positions

+ - General Support

Committed to Healing, Educating, and Supporting Black Women!

A list of 60+ Black/African American Organizations both online and cross country

The mission is to recover, research, collect, preserve, interpret, teach, and promote knowledge of African people with emphasis on African Americans.

Nonpartisan, non-profit organization whose mission is to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country.

+ - Financial/Employment Support

Diversity Employers: Jobs with Employers committed to Diversity

Job opportunities, community resources, events and more

Diversity management, jobs, career advice, things NOT to say

Find the job that’s right for you at a company recruiting talented black professionals.

The largest African American Jobs and Career Network

Career Opportunities, resources, articles to assist you in your job search

A great site for the empowerment and advancement of African-American professional and business women. Find all sorts of resources (workshops, conferences, and networking forums) to help grow your business, further your career. Free to job-seekers.

Offers a job line, economic-development opportunities, and community-service projects.

Specializes in identifying and placing highly skilled female and minority professionals who possess the experience, expertise, and academic credentials necessary for upper level positions. Job-seekers can browse job openings and submit your resumes. Free to job-seekers.

A resource organization committed to helping minority students looking for jobs in education. Services include online job postings, resume database, and career fairs for people of color. Free to job-seekers.

A top diversity site for job-seekers in the Northwest, where job-seekers can search job listings, post your resume, register for a job-search agent, and find great career advice. No cost to job-seekers.

Specializing in the Placement of Women & Minority Candidates

One of the most recognized resources for equal opportunity employers who are seeking to add diverse, qualified candidates to their workforce. Job postings include positions in academia, business, healthcare, and the government. (Formerly the Affirmative Action Register.) No cost to job-seekers.

The Emma Bowen Foundation was founded in 1989 to diversify the media industry by giving talented students of color the opportunity to intern at some of the nation’s leading media companies.