This listing of resources is useful for individuals across all equity groups. Continue further down this page, or use the buttons above, to view resources for specific equity groups.

Resources for 2SLGBTQIA+ Students

At the University of Manitoba:

UM 2SLGBTQIA+ community homepage
Find your queer community on campus! UM is committed to being an inclusive and welcoming space for all 2SLGBTQIA+ students, staff and faculty. Access services, find resources and connect with like-minded people and allies.

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

Group to celebrate and advocate diversity at the University of Manitoba with the goal of increasing inclusion on campus for 2SLGBTQIA+ 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 2SLGBTQIA+. 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

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

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

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.  

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

CERIC - LGBTQ and Career Development Literature Research
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!

Canada's LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC)
Unites and advocates for LGBT+ owned businesses in Canada. Rainbow Registered businesses have demonstrated commitment in providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for LGBT+ staff and customers.

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

VelvetJob's LGBT Career Resource Guide (U.S.)
Resource for 2SLGBTQIA+ 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

At the University of Manitoba

International Centre (IC) 
Moving to Canada to study is an exciting opportunity! Proper planning and support from the IC can help you settle in to life at the University of Manitoba.

Academic Support and English Language Learning

Academic Learning Centre (ALC)
The ALC serves graduate and undergraduate, full and part-time students at UM. Make an appointment with a writing or study-skills tutor or sign up for one of our many workshops, all at no charge.

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. 

English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Manitoba 
ELC provides courses, tests, accommodations and individual support to students whose first language is not English in order to support academic success and participation in the University of Manitoba community. 

World Education Services (WES)
WES evaluates academic credentials.

Settlement Resources

Alberta Learning Information Service 
Career Planning Tool: “Tip Sheets” for immigrants and newcomers

Canada's International Gateway
Information for individuals living in Canada

Immigrate Manitoba
Resources for before and after you arrive in Manitoba

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 women who are immigrants

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

Employment Resources

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

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
ESDC works to improve the standard of living and quality of life for all Canadians. 

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 Start
Services to help newcomers prepare for employment in Winnipeg

Manitoba Career Development
Career development information for newcomers in Manitoba

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: 
An online magazine from the Canadian Abilities Foundation

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

Employability Assistance for People with Disabilities - Government of Manitoba
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

INNoVA Employment Strategies Exchange (ESX) - Career development resources and  an employment portal for Canadians with disabilities

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

Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
Job-Fit - Assists individuals with learning disabilities and ADHD improve and enhance their employability and job-readiness skills.

Level It Up Manitoba 
Provides comprehensive training and assessment to support autistic job seekers as they prepare for employment in their chosen careers. Also provides services and supports to employers. 

Lime Connect
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.
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. 

The Black Student Empowerment Society (BSES) 
BSES aims to empower the Black student body through helping create and develop connections that empower and propel black students in their educational and occupational paths.

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
Offers program developing BIPOC leaders in the arts in Manitoba.

Canadian Black Scientists Network
 National coalition that also offers a networking program for Black-identifying individuals possessing or pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM)

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
Provides a safe space for women on campus to work, share and learn together. Advocates on behalf of women of the university and offers a wide range of services and feminine hygiene products. All women are welcome.

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.

Asper Network of Empowered Women on Instagram
A Student Action Group at the Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba 

In the Community:

The Status of Women Manitoba
Manitoba Status of Women works to advance gender equity across the province. We envision a safe and equitable Manitoba for people of all genders, by seeking to address barriers and eliminate gender-based violence.

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

Dress for Success Winnipeg
Volunteers will work with women to help women choose an interview outfit and will also provide guidance and support for the upcoming interview.

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

Manitoba Women's Advisory Council
The Manitoba Women's Advisory Council works within the Manitoba Status of Women Secretariat to represent the issues and concerns of Manitoba women. The council focuses on issues that have a social, legal or economic impact on the lives of women and their families.

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.

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
Women in Communications and Technology is the only Canadian coast-to-coast non-profit organization that inspires and supports women to achieve their highest career potential in Canada’s digital economy through professional development, mentorship, advocacy and research.

The Business Women’s Media
Advice for women in business.

Canadian Women's Foundation 
Canadian Women’s Foundation to focus on critical challenges facing diverse women, girls, and Two-Spirit, trans, and non-binary people all over Canada today. And you make an effective long-term change for gender equality and justice possible.

Women and the workplace - Government of Canada  
How employers can advance equality and diversity – Report from the Symposium on Women and the Workplace 

Report: Women in the Workplace 2021 - Mckinsey & Company
Women in the Workplace, the largest study of women in corporate America.

Alberta Learning Information Service
Stories of seven Albertan women who work in non-traditional occupations - occupations in that women constitute less than a third of the workforce.