Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) students preparing for postsecondary employment or education may experience additional career and college planning challenges. Look for resources at employer websites or on the websites of schools you are interested in attending. Resources and networking are keys to your success and the following should help you link up with networking opportunities.
California State University LGBTQIA Centers
Each of the 23 California State University (CSU) campuses offers services, support and community for LGBTQIA students, faculty and staff. The CSU is committed to providing an inclusive, safe living and learning environment for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students.
LGBTQ-Friendly Campus Pride Index
The LGBTQ-Friendly Campus Climate Index is a vital tool for assisting campuses in learning ways to improve their LGBTQ campus life and ultimately shape the educational experience to be more inclusive, welcoming and respectful of LGBTQ and Ally people.
LGBT Career Planning and Job Search Guide
Although this site is primarily oriented to college students, there are helpful hints on resume writing and interviews that should prove helpful to high school students.
The Point Foundation
Point Foundation provides scholarships, mentorship, leadership training and hope for students of merit who have been marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Victory Congressional Internship
The Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute's Victory Congressional Internship is developing the next generation of out public leaders. Each semester, they bring outstanding LGBT college students to Washington, D.C., for an intensive leadership program.
Resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.