Campus Resources

Women & Gender Resource Action Center (WGRAC): An inclusive, fun, and respectful space that promotes the awareness and open discussion of women’s rights and inequities, as well as supports and empowers students of all identities.

Counseling and Wellness Center: A free, on-campus safe space to voice mental health and wellness concerns with a professional counselor.

Dean of Students Office: An office equipped to provide students with general counseling and academic advising.

Multicultural Affairs Office: An office dedicated to the incorporation of diversity and multiculturalism within all aspects of the Trinity College community.

 

Hartford Resources

Aurora Foundation: Foundation dedicated towards educating the Greater Hartford community on womens’ & girls’ issues through public events.

Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund: A nonprofit organization dedicated towards the dismantlement of gender inequality through legal awareness, advocacy, and leadership initiatives.

West Hartford Women in Networking: A local networking coalition for women in the Hartford, West Hartford, and Central Connecticut area.

YWCA Hartford: A Hartford-based organization with multiple types of programming that work to combat racism and empower women.

 

Professional Associations and Networking Groups

AAUW-American Association of University Women: Trinity sends students to the NCCWSL conference hosted by AAUW annually. To get involved please contact the Women and Gender Resource Action Center.

Ellevate: A professional networking website for women with meet-up opportunities and publicly distributed advice.

International Association of Women: A global, online women’s networking association that additionally provides webinars on career development.

Woven Women’s Veteran’s Network: A network dedicated to building community amongst women veterans.

 

Job Search Resources & Search Engines

Career Contessa: Job listings for women that have been pre-approved by the Career Contessa team.

IMDiversity: Job search engine that focuses generally on hiring diverse employees and has an additional has a section for women.

Career Women: Simple job search engine catered towards women.

PowertoFly: Job search engine catered towards women that showcases opportunities from pre-approved partnered companies.

In Her Sight: Simple job search engine that features job openings by approved companies – catered towards women.

 

Discrimination and Legal Resources

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: “The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.”

OCR:  The Office of Civil Rights: Website hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that hosts information on and enforces one’s civil rights regarding a large index of topics.

Find Law: Sex/Gender Discrimination: Provides an overview of how workplace sex/gender discrimination is legally defined.

 

Additional Resources

Career Contessa: Hosts articles on general career advice as well as interviews with women in specific job areas.

Equal Opportunity Publications: A website with a job board and information about career expos dedicated to the inclusion of diverse identities such as women, people of color, and people with disabilities.

 

GET IN TOUCH

Career & Life Design Center

Cornelia Center (114 Vernon Street)
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. EST