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Identity-Based Career Resources


The Shapiro Library and SNHU Career (online students) and SNHU Career & Professional Development Center (campus students) embrace the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion This link opens in a new window and is dedicated to ensuring all students’ experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are respected, recognized, and integrated into their career planning experience and development. The university strives to prepare diverse and historically underserved and underrepresented populations for career success as part of their learning experience. 

This page is an initial list of resources to serve as a starting point in preparing diverse students, interns and job seekers for potential unique challenges the workplace. The Library and Career services offices appreciate that individuals possess intersectional identities. We encourage learners to explore all resources listed as they pertain to each unique learner situation.

SNHU Career (online students) and the SNHU Career & Professional Development Center (campus students) offer individual counseling, job and internship resources, networking events, and professional development opportunities to help students of all races, affinities, and backgrounds achieve their goals.

Resources by Ethnicity/Race/Geography/Legal Status


Job Search Resources
Scholarships
Student Organizations
  • Office of Diversity Programs - (SNHU Campus students)
    • William’s & Joan Green Center for Student Success Suite: 105A  -  603.645.9653
    • Mon-Thurs 9:00am - 7:00pm
    • Fri - 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sisters of the YAM
    • SOTY is a student driven initiative for women who identify as black or African American, who want to discuss issues which surround women in the black community such as mental health, financial freedom, education, relationships and activism.
  • Multicultural Student Union This link opens in a new window
    • MSU serves to create awareness and celebration of cultural differences of all Southern New Hampshire University students, staff, and faculty and their backgrounds. 
  • Mixed
    • This group aims to create a community and forum that explores and examines issues connected to being Multiracial. MIXED is a group for individuals who identify as multiracial and would like to connect with others are living with similar experiences. 
Professional Organizations
Publications
Job Search Resources
Scholarships
Student Organizations

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Professional Organizations
Publications
State and Federal Laws
Job Search Resources
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Student Organizations

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Professional Organizations
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State and Federal Laws
Job Search Resources
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Student Organizations

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Professional Organizations
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Job Search Resources
Scholarships
Student Organizations

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Professional Organizations
Publications
State and Federal Laws

Check out SNHU International Student Services This link opens in a new window(campus) 

Job Search Resources
Scholarships
Student Organizations

Campus

Professional Organizations
Publications
State and Federal Laws
Job Search Resources
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Student Organizations

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Publications
State and Federal Laws and/or Legal Assistance

In compliance with an order of a United States District Court, effective December 7, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) This link opens in a new window is:

  • Accepting first-time requests for consideration of deferred action under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) based on the terms of the DACA policy in effect prior to September 5, 2017, and in accordance with the Court’s December 4, 2020, order;
  • Accepting DACA renewal requests based on the terms of the DACA policy in effect prior to September 5, 2017, and in accordance with the Court’s December 4, 2020, order;
  • Accepting applications for advance parole documents based on the terms of the DACA policy prior to September 5, 2017, and in accordance with the Court’s December 4, 2020, order;
  • Extending one-year grants of deferred action under DACA to two years; and
  • Extending one-year employment authorization documents under DACA to two years.
  • USCIS will take appropriate steps to provide evidence of the one-year extensions of deferred action and employment authorization documents under DACA to individuals who were issued documentation on or after July 28, 2020, with a one-year validity period under the defunct policy.
  • Immigration Advocates Network This link opens in a new window
    • The Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) is a collaborative effort of leading immigrants’ rights organizations designed to increase access to justice for immigrants and strengthen the capacity of organizations serving them. IAN promotes more effective and efficient communication, collaboration, and services among immigration advocates and organizations by providing free, easily accessible and comprehensive online resources and tools.
  • Immigrant Legal Resource Center This link opens in a new window
    • Works and educates immigrants, community organizations, and the legal sector to continue to build a democratic society that values diversity and the rights of all people.
  • National Immigration Law Center This link opens in a new window
    • Dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants.
  • Public Counsel This link opens in a new window
    • Law firm specializing in delivering pro bono legal services.

Resources by Identity/Interests


Job Search Resources
Publications
State and Federal Laws
Student Conference

Out for Undergrad Business Conference This link opens in a new window:  A conference for students interested in the tech, engineering, and business fields. Scholarships available. Weekend-long summits for LGBTQ professionals to educate students about job opportunities in highly competitive industries — and inspire them to pursue challenging, ambitious careers.

Job Search Resources
Student Organizations

Campus

Online - access the SNHUconnect community through mySNHU Clubs and Organizations page

  • Women in Tech
Scholarships
Professional Organizations
Publications
State and Federal Laws and Policies
Transferable Skills

Athletes who play a Division I sport develop many transferable skills that crossover very well into the world of work. It is important to learn how to market these skills in a resume and cover letter, or in an interview. Here are just a few of the qualities that athletes possess that employers desire:

  • Performing under pressure
  • Time management
  • Making quick decisions
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Playing your role
  • Goal-oriented
  • Competitiveness
  • Discipline
  • Coachable
  • Flexibility
  • Work ethic
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Scholarships
Professional Organizations
Publications & Articles
Laws Relative to Student Athletes
Student-Athlete Resume Sample

Resources by Experience


Online Resources and Articles
Scholarships and Internship Opportunities
Student Organizations

Online - access the SNHUconnect community through mySNHU Clubs and Organizations page

  • First Generation Learning Resource Group
  • First Generation Pilot Group
Scholarships
Job Search Resources
Professional Organizations
Publications
Internship Resources
Job Resources
Scholarships
Student Organizations

Online - access the SNHUconnect community through mySNHU Clubs and Organizations page

  • Mental Health Awareness Club
Professional Organizations
State and Federal Laws and Policy
Workplace Accommodation Information
Job Search Resources
Scholarships
Student Organizations

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Professional Organizations
Best Practices for the Veteran Job Search