Please visit any of the sections and resources of interest you as an individual who self identifies in one or more equity group, as an ally, or as someone who wishes to learn more for any reason at all.

Please note these lists are not exhaustive and you may wish to speak with a Career Consultant for additional referrals.

Resources for 2SLGBTQIA+ Students

At the University of Manitoba:

Rainbow Pride Mosaic (RPM)
University of Manitoba’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirited, Queer (LGBTTQ*) and Straight Ally resource centre.
Office Location180 Helen Glass Centre

UMQueer
Group to celebrate and advocate diversity at the University of Manitoba with the goal of increasing inclusion on campus for 2SLGBTQ+ peoples and their allies enjoy the freedom and dignity to live openly, authentically, and safely.

LGBTQ2 Health
Helping individuals be more inclusive through knowledge and research regarding 2SLGBTQAI+ through health sciences research. Integral resource for students working in Health Science positions.

EngiQueers Canada
A service to provides a safe space for Engineer students who identify or are interested in learning more about 2SLGBTQAI+. This resource is relevant to the University of Manitoba because we host our own UManitoba_EngiQueers group. For information about how inclusivity works in this part of STEM, consider connecting with this group. 

In the Community:

Pride at Work Canada
Founded in May 2008 to improve the climate of inclusiveness for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-identified (LGBT) employees in the workplace; site includes an inclusive employers job board and Building Pride toolkit.

The Rainbow Resource Centre (RRC) - Winnipeg
Resources can be found in the RRC’s library. The RRC serves Manitoba and North-Western Ontario’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit, Intersex, Queer, Questioning and Allied community. Visit Rainbow Resource Centre, and search “career” for a preview of the books related to career that might be available in the RRC’s library.

Manitoba Human Rights Commission
Protection from Discrimination Based on Gender Identity (scroll down for content related to employment)

JobPostings Magazine
Job Postings magazine - LGBT Issues 
Article: Straight Talk: LBGT grads share their experiences entering the workforce

Human Rights Campaign
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization (U.S.)
Article: Transition in the Workplace

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC)
Employers with Transgender Friendly Policies

University of Denver Career Resources
Career Resource Guide for LGBTQIA* Students

University of Pennsylvania Career Services
LGBT Career Planning & Job Search Guide

EGALE
Believes in everyday equality and provides resources on how to create a society free from hatred and bias. This website provides resources, research, and legal advocacy that would increase knowledge on legal rights of 2SLGBTQAI+ individuals in workplaces and more.  

Pride At Work 
Website with networking events, job boards, and relevant information, such as Pride at Work Beyond Diversity PDF, for Canadians to learn more about inclusivity in the workplace. 

Canada’s Best Diversity Employers
Dedicated to showcasing Canadian employers who excel in providing positive experiences for 2SLGBTQAI+ individuals. This resource is important for individuals in communities who are looking for safe spaces to work that bolster inclusivity. 

Out and Equal
Provides resources, programs and events to learn about 2SLGBTQAI+ inclusivity on a global scale from an American perspective. 

The Association of LGBTQ Journalists
Media website dedicated to distributing 2SLGBTQAI+ information and hiring individuals from the community to provide fair coverage of related news coverage.

CERIC LGBTQ and Career Development
Career Development website’s ‘LGBTW and Career Development’ document which outlines the barriers faced, best practices, how to build success as a student, and more!

Top LGBTQ Community Jobs
A Career Guide providing top jobs for individuals who want to benefit the 2SLGBTQAI+ community. 

CenterLink LGBT Jobs/Career Board
American career board highlighting 2SLGBTQAI+ positions. 

LGBT Career Resource Guide
Resource for 2SLGBTQAI+ and allies of the gender/sexuality groups to understand the various opportunities, laws, job search strategies and more that can help during student career development.
 

Resources for New Immigrants

 

Immigrate Manitoba
Settlement Checklist - for before and after you arrive in Manitoba

Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC)
CICIC provides information and referral services to individuals and organizations on the recognition of academic and occupational credentials for working and studying in Canada and abroad

Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Information for working in Canada

Manitoba Start
Services to help newcomers prepare for employment in Winnipeg

Immigrant Centre Manitoba
Employment Services available to immigrants who have been in Canada longer than 3 years, as well as clients with work-permits

Manitoba Career Development
Career development information for newcomers in Manitoba

The Status of Women Manitoba
Resource for Immigrant Women

Alberta Learning Information Service
“Tip Sheets” for Immigrants and Newcomers

Career Destination Manitoba for Newcomers
Real immigrants share their experiences with immigration, learning English, qualifications recognition, finding employment and building a new life here.

Success Skills Centre
Offers employment assistance services to immigrant professionals and skilled workers of all ages who want to continue their careers in Manitoba

Resources for Persons with Disabilities

At the University of Manitoba:

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) - provides support and advocacy for students with disabilities, such as: hearing, injury-related, learning, mental health, medical, physical, visual or temporary disabilities. SAS acts as a liaison between students, faculty, staff and service agencies.

In the Community:

Abilities.ca 
An online magazine from the Canadian Abilities Foundation

Canadian Council on Rehab & Work
Provides support services for individuals with disabilities and and connects them with employers

Employability Assistance for People with Disabilities
Various focused services to assist adults with disabilities in obtaining and maintaining employment. 

Employer Partners of Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion
List of employers that have sought support to implement diversity and inclusion within their workplace

Job Accommodation Network (U.S)
Resources and strategies for accommodations for various conditions

Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
Destination Employment - A pre-employment program for adults with Learning Disabilities (LD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)

Lime Connect
A non-profit corporation that provides internships, scholarships and programming for students with (dis)abilities

Manitoba Civil Service Commission
The Career Assistance Program for Persons with Disabilities

Manitoba Family and Services Labour
Information and Services for Manitobans with Disabilities

Manitoba Possible
Provide a variety of services related to disability and employment for Canadians including support for new immigrants

Reaching Equality Employment Services (REES) - Winnipeg
REES promotes, facilitate and maintains the employment of people with disabilities or health conditions by providing diverse and customized employment, training and consultation service

Sara Riel Inc.
A non-profit organization that provides services and supports to people living with mental health concerns to assist them in finding competitive, satisfying employment

Service Canada

The Status of Women Manitoba
Living in Manitoba: A Resource Guide for Women with Disabilities

World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Guide

Youth Canada
Youth with Disabilities – A list of services and programs from the Government of Canada

Resources for Racialized Groups

At the University of Manitoba:

UM Black Alliance
The UMBA, affiliated with the University Manitoba, consists of Black students, alumni, staff, and faculty. 

UM Black Students Union
Promoting equality and unity at the University of Manitoba and also supporting Black students. 

In the Community:

The Manitoba Government - Internship, recruitment and development programs
Explore the Career Gateway Program (CGP) for a specific initiative, and for information on whether they are currently accepting applications for the CGP. 

Onyx Initiative 
Supports professional growth and development of Black Canadians as they launch their careers after university/college, helping them through access to placements, mentorships, coaching and professional development

Career Advancement in Corporate Canada: A Focus on Visible Minorities 
Catalyst and Ryerson University's Diversity Institute in Management & Technology 

Congress of Black Women Manitoba
Supports the educational goals of Black women. 

Nature Canada - Work to Grow Program for BIPOC Youth
Connects racialized youth to jobs that promote and protect nature. 

Black Entrepreneurship Fund - Federal Government 
Provides loans to Black business owners and entrepreneurs across the country. 

Arts Council of Manitoba
Program developing BIPOC leaders in the arts in Manitoba. 

Noir Professionals
Bringing aspiring and established Black professionals together for career growth.

Resources for Women

At the University of Manitoba:

Womyn’s Centre, Location 190 Helen Glass Centre
Womyn's Centre on Facebook
The Womyn’s Centre provides a feminist voice and a safe place for Womyn on campus.

WISE Kid-Netic Energy
Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), an outreach group from the University of Manitoba, educating and motivating youth, including young girls, into exciting careers in Engineering and Science.

In the Community:

The Status of Women Manitoba
Resources for Women

Education, Employment and Training

Winnipeg Transition Centre - Winnipeg
Women as Career Mentors Video

Taking Charge! - Winnipeg
Assists single parents who want to achieve self-sufficiency and women re-entering the labour market

Women Business Owners Manitoba
A non-profit, independent organization that addresses the unique needs of the woman entrepreneur

Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba
Helping women throughout the province find information, improve their skills and acquire financing so that they can start, expand or purchase an existing business

Women in Leadership Foundation (WIL)
A national, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing women in leadership roles. WIL delivers innovative programming to help thousands of women across Canada to develop their leadership skills

Alberta Learning Information Service
Women in Non-Traditional Occupations – Stories to Inspire

Canadian Association of Women in Construction
A non-profit organization whose mandate is to facilitate the long-term success of women in Canada’s construction-related fields such as general contracting, trades, building products, architecture, engineering, interior design, and professional services

Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology
A non-profit association that promotes, encourages and empowers women and girls in science, engineering and technology

Canadian Women in Communications and Technology

The Business Women’s Media
Advice for women in business