LGBTQ+ Career Resources

The Career Services Office is committed to the President's Statement on Diversity.

At Hostos Community College, Career Services, we are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive environment for all individuals. We believe that everyone deserves equal opportunities to pursue fulfilling and successful careers. That's why we have curated a comprehensive collection of resources specifically designed to support the career development and employment journey of LGBTQ+ individuals.

Navigating the professional world can present unique challenges for LGBTQ+ individuals, from coming out in the workplace to facing discrimination or bias. Our LGBTQ+ Career Resources Page aims to provide you with the information, tools, and support needed to overcome these challenges and thrive in your chosen career path.

CUNY LGBTQI+ Hub – The City University of New York 
CUNY is committed to providing educational excellence to its students while creating a diverse, inclusive atmosphere for learning. CUNY is wholeheartedly committed to supporting the LGBTQI+ student, staff and faculty population. This online hub is updated and maintained by the CUNY LGBTQI+ Council.
Career and LGBTQ+ Resources

Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+
LGBTQ Resources – The Office of The Bronx Borough President | Vanessa L. Gibson (  The Bronx Borough President’s Office highlights resources for LGBTQ+ communities during these challenging times.

LGBTQ Care at Montefiore Montefiore Einstein has a history of doing more for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) community and providing leading-edge LGBTQ+ care in our hospitals, community health centers and specialty clinics. 

Destination Tomorrow Destination Tomorrow is a grassroots agency and the LGBTQ+ center of the Bronx borough. 

Lambda Legal's Out At Work: A Toolkit for Workplace Equality is a guide for LGBTQ rights in the U.S. workplace.
Out At Work can help you:
  • Familiarize yourself with laws and legal protections
  • Find resources for dealing with workplace issues for LGBT people
  • Download worksheets to assess LGBT friendly workplaces
  • Rate yourself as an ally

Zippia comprehensive workplace resource for the LGBTQ community, which answers every question and concern in terms of how to approach a professional working environment:

Human Right’s Campaign Worknet - Source of information on workplace and corporate attitudes and policies surrounding sexual orientation.  Includes links to information about employee groups, organizations and companies offering domestic partnership benefits, and legal and discrimination policies. Also a bibliography of career related issues.

The Human Rights Campaign is also the publisher of the Corporate Equality Index . This index "provides a simple way to evaluate whether America's biggest employers are treating their gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and consumers equitably." The index is based on a 10-point system that rates corporate policies and actions toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.   

ProGayJobs.Com - First e-Recruitment site dedicated to gays and lesbians to get jobs in gay-friendly companies. The website provides job postings from companies that promote diversity and provide safe and open environments for Gay and Lesbian workers.

Toolkits, Guides & Reports | Out & Equal (
Out & Equal is the premier organization working exclusively on LGBTQ+ workplace equality. Through our worldwide programs, Fortune 500 partnerships and our annual Workplace Summit conference, we help LGBTQ+ people thrive and support organizations creating a culture of belonging for all.

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) – Business advocate for LGBT owned and friendly businesses, entrepreneurs, professionals, and corporations.  

National Consortium of Directors of LGBT Resources in Higher Education - Includes job listings for college and university positions.

National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce - Nondiscrimination and other information from a national grassroots organization.

Professional Associations

Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Professionals
A professional organization for LGBT professionals in higher education. A job board can be found on the website

Human Rights Campaign
An organization dedicated to advancing equal rights for the LGBT community.  For workplace related issues, a job search database, and information, hover the mouse over the “Issues” tab and click on the link to “Workplace”.

National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
An organization promoting the LGBT community in the area of business.

Out to Innovate
A non-profit organization that educates and advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students and professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

Pride @ Work
A resource guide for LGBT union workers in the AFL-CIO.

Conferences and Networking Organizations

Out Professionals - Leading gay and lesbian professional networking site.

Federal Globe - LGBT organization that represents the interests of federal employees; this site provides legislative resources, press releases and fact sheets. Reaching Out MBA Conference.

Out and Equal - Non-profit organization that discusses LGBT workplace issues.

Pride at Work - AFL-CIO group that seeks to integrate LGBT concerns into the larger Labor Movement.

Out for Undergraduate Business Conference - Conference held annually in New York City