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Career Resources for Black/African American Students

At Bridgewater State University there are many support services for Black/African American students who are preparing to enter the workforce. The Career Services & Internship Program Office has pulled together select resources and websites that can be helpful for the career development and job search process.  In addition, be sure to utilize the resources of the Lewis & Gaines Center for Inclusion & Equity here at BSU.  If you have questions or concerns about the job search process, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with one of our career advisors who will be happy to meet with you.

Black Career Network provides access to networking, training, educational, and employment opportunities for diverse professionals.

Black Career Women’s Network is a national career development organization dedicated to fostering the professional growth of Black women.

National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. advocates on behalf of Black women and girls to achieve their full potential.

The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. leads, empowers, and advocates for women of African descent, and their families and communities.

Diversity Employers is a print and digital publication offering a job board with career opportunities that specifically target new college graduates of diverse backgrounds in every industry nationwide.

African American Hires connects African American and Black professionals with employers who embrace diversity.

Black UpStart teaches aspiring Black entrepreneurs how to start a successful and profitable business through an intense, culturally-relevant popup school. is dedicated to providing career and self-development information to individuals from diverse backgrounds, specifically African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinx Americans, Native Americans, and women.

50+ Black-Owned and Led Companies for Students to Follow is a list of dozens of Black-owned and Black-led companies that hire students and young alumni compiled by Handshake.

PharmaDiversity Job Board focuses on matching diverse candidates with all types of jobs in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and healthcare industries from accountants and administrators to sales to research.

Nemnet Diversity Recruitment helps recruit and retain diverse teachers, administrators, and coaches.

Professional Diversity Network offers career networks for diverse communities including the iHispano, Black, Asian, Pride, Ability, Women, and Military Networks.

Diversity Job Board posts immediate positions available for diverse candidates.

Diversity Job-Seeker Career and Job Resources focuses on uniting diversity-driven employers with people of color, women, veterans, older workers, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community. is an online community that includes resources and tools to help students connect with employers across multiple career fields and offers a job-board for corporate recruiters who are seeking experienced diverse candidates. is a diversity job search site for all ethnic and sexual orientation groups.

National Urban League Jobs Network connects Black students and young working professionals looking for career opportunities with employers nationwide.

The Inroads Internship Program works at the college level to prepare talented, diverse students across the country for corporate readiness with business soft skills, real-world leadership development activities, academic and career support, and an opportunity for a paid internship.

Hack.Diversity offers Black and Latinx undergrad and graduate students with training, professional development, and paid internships in software engineering and data analytics within the Boston area.

America’s Best Employers For Diversity 2023 according to Forbes.

Top 21 African American Professional Groups according to Monster.

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Rondileau Student Union (RSU), Room 104
19 Park Avenue
Bridgewater, MA 02325

Career Service Hours

Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm