LGBTQ+ Students

Here at St. Mary’s University Career and Professional Development Center, we work hard to support students from all backgrounds.

While there are many laws that prohibit discrimination based on gender or sexuality, there are still many questions and concerns that the StMU community may have when navigating the job search, such as “will I be supported as a non-binary person within this company?” “what types of support (employee resource groups, for example) will I need from my employer?” or “will I be able to speak outwardly about my partner/s and family at my workplace?”

The Career Center is a place where you can navigate these questions, bring your full self, and find resources to utilize when entering the workforce.

Understanding Your Job Offer – It’s Not Just About the Salary

One of the most common mistakes we see early-career professionals make when negotiating is focusing too singularly on base salary. While it’s an important part of your compensation (and very likely one you should negotiate!) – there are many other …

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Why Being Out at Work Matters – Queer Money Ep. 168

On this Queer Money, we discuss a topic that often brings up angst for many in the LGBTQ community; should I be out at work?

An estimated 50% of LGBTQ individuals in the US are not out at work. Why does visibility matter? What can companies do to encourage self-identification? And how can businesses use …

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5 job search tips for LGBTQ+ college and university students

We asked five professionals, including CEOs and a Co-Founder, for their best advice for LGBTQ+ college and university students embarking on their early career journey. From connecting with LGBTQ+ professional organizations to utilizing LGBTQ+ job boards and resources, these leaders …

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Career Advice Guide For Underrepresented Populations

This guide includes tips, time-saver exercises, and expert advice on how to be a top-notch candidate as a Black, Latinx, …

Contact & Location

Phone
210-436-3102
Address

University Center, First Floor
One Camino Santa Maria
San Antonio, TX 78228

Center Hours

Monday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.