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As a Clark student, it’s likely that your identity may intersect with your career choices, extracurricular interests, and future goals. The Career Connections Center is here to help you explore the role your identity may play in your job search and connect you to helpful resources. You can make an appointment with a career adviser to ask questions, build a job or internship search strategy, and learn how to navigate the resources available to you.

  • African American Careers is a powerful search index for locating job opportunities across the country in any sector.
  • Black Career Network features open positions, career events, and jobs by category.
  • Black Jobs is an online resource that promotes well-paying job opportunities for African American job seekers. The site was created to help reduce the high rate of unemployment in Black communities.
  • African-American Village is a network of websites, job boards, magazines, and diversity resources for the African American community. It also features related articles and identifies employers who value diversity in the workplace.
  • National Society of Black Engineers supports and promotes the aspirations of collegiate and pre-collegiate students and technical professionals in engineering and technology.
  • Blacks In Technology is the largest community and media organization that focuses on Black women and Black men in the technology industry.
  • The Association of Black Psychologists promotes and advances the profession of African American Psychology, influences and affects social change, and develops programs where psychologists of African descent can assist in solving problems of Black communities and other ethnic groups.
  • ColorComm is an essential organization for women of color in all areas of communications including public relations, corporate communications, advertising print media, broadcast, digital, and more.
  • American Association of Blacks in Energy is a national association of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensuring the input of African Americans and other minorities into the discussions and developments of energy policies, regulations, R&D technologies, and environmental issues.
  • National Coalition of 100 Black Women advocates on behalf of Black women and girls to promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education, and economic empowerment.
  • Business Grants for African Americans offers information for African American entrepreneurs, who may qualify for a business grant at the national or state level.
  • Hello Alice is a technology platform that helps businesses launch and grow by providing access to funding, networks, and services. The platform runs a funding and mentoring program called Business for All, which provides grants of up to $50,000 to support diverse small business owners.
  • Black Scholarships is an online directory of scholarships and financial aid opportunities for African American and other minority students.
  • Ron Brown Scholarship Program honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown (the first African American appointed to the U.S. Cabinet post of Secretary of Commerce) through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans.
  • Open Education Database, African American Scholarships refers students to scholarship programs that are only available to African American students, or those of African American or African descent.
  • African American Scholarships offers a substantial list of scholarship opportunities for African Americans at educational institutions. Some scholarships are localized, but the majority offered are nationwide.
  • Brown and Caldwell, Minority Scholarships offers $5,000 Minority Scholarships to support minority students who are interested in pursuing a career in the environmental profession.
  • United Negro College Fund is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members.
  • 100+ College and Grad School Scholarships for Women of Color in the U.S. is a curated list of scholarships targeted toward multicultural women of African and Latin descent who are enrolled as undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of academic disciplines.
  • Smithsonian Institution Minority Internship Program is a 10-week internship opportunity. Interns work in the summer, fall, or spring on research or museum-related projects under the supervision of museum staff members.
  • African-American Career World is a publication that includes career strategies, industry trends, and role-model profiles that target the African American community. It serves as a link between students and professionals who are African American and the employers that seek to hire them.
  • Black Equal Opportunity Employment Journal is America’s leading African American business and career magazine. The publication’s website provides information for African Americans seeking opportunities in corporate America.
  • The Black Perspective promotes diversity and inclusion in America’s employment and education, spreads awareness of issues and opportunities concerning the African American community, and connects African American job seekers with employers who foster affirmative action and equal opportunity as part of their corporate policies.
Contact Information

Career Connections Center

Office Location
  • Shaich Family Alumni and Student Engagement Center (ASEC Building)
    939 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610

  • 1-508-793-7258
  • 1-508-421-3752 Fax
Career Lab Hours
  • The Career Lab offers on-demand reviews of resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles 12 – 4 pm weekdays. Upload your documents, or make an appointment for the Career Lab on Handshake!