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Career Development Center

» Specialized Career Resources for Indigenous People

Below is an unexhausted list of resources available, criteria focused on job/career pathway assistance as well as legal resources, advocacy tools, and opportunities to become involved and participate in various volunteer and outreach opportunities.  As you expand your research please drop in to the Office of Career Professional Development when you find a valuable resource to add to our site.  We in the CPD will be happy to work with you to meet your needs, answer your questions, and help you build the bridge to your unique success points.

+ - 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

“There is Future in Tradition” (Fountain Valley & Los Angeles)

Resource for California Tribes & Organizations to direct you to community resources

+ - General Support

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

Strengthening tribal identity, maintaining sovereignty

The oldest, largest and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization

A worldview of the indigenous movement, become active, join a project, expand your knowledge

Links to indigenous organizations and support by world regions

Index of Native American Nonprofit Resources on the Internet

California Statewide directory of services for Native American families

+ - Financial/Employment Support

Nationwide job bank for Native Americans seeking professional and technical opportunities.

Diversity Employers: Jobs with Employers committed to Diversity

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

Find jobs, update your resume, and post jobs

The mission of this site is to provide every Tribal Member with the ability to look for and find employment in one central location. Job-seekers can search job listings (by keywords, category, and location), post your resume, and register for email job alerts. No cost to job-seekers.

This site provides valuable information on career opportunities as well as the tools needed to survive and succeed in America’s workplace

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.

Source for 100’s of employment opportunities in Canada

Canada’s premiere aboriginal jobs referral website

Resources for Native Americans: Legal, cultural, housing assistance plus much more