Students of Color

The Center for Career Development is excited to work with all populations of students and is in a unique position to connect students of color with alumni and professional organizations.

Alumni Mentoring Program: The Alumni Mentoring Program matches students with alumni based on careers/industries of interest. As part of the program students connect with their alumni mentor via phone, email or video throughout the academic year. Alumni mentors provide their mentees with guidance and support as students navigate their individual career exploration at Holy Cross. This program is open to all students from all class years. To learn more about the Alumni Mentoring Program contact the Center for Career Development at or at 508-793-3880.


Online Resources

Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA): ALPFA is a national non-profit organization for Latino business professionals and students. The organization is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos while building leadership and professional skills.

Latinos in Higher Education: is the first Latino professional employment web site designed specifically for the higher education community. It was launched in response to a growing concern about the need to promote career opportunities in higher education for the growing Latino population. This site helps employers connect with the largest pool of Latino professionals in higher education in the United States, Puerto Rico and internationally by disseminating employment opportunities to registered candidates and a national network of Latino-serving organizations.

National Urban League Jobs Network:  As part of the National Urban League, the NUL Jobs Network serves as a job search engine where you can create a profile, post your resume and search through job listings.

INROADS: INROADS mission “is to develop and place talented underserved  youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership.” INROADS serves as an international organization serving over 2,000 interns at over 200 companies. The organization is dedicated to providing leadership development for ethnically diverse students and assisting those students with gaining internship experience at top North American companies, firms and organizations. For more information on how to apply to become an INROADS intern visit:

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO): SEO is a non-profit organization providing students of color with paid summer internships. “Since 1980, SEO has provided college students of color with paid, summer internships in competitive industries. Through training, mentoring, networking and support over 75% of eligible interns have received full time offers.” SEO provides services to current college students through the SEO Careers Program. Nemnet serves as a resource for students interested in careers in education. The organization website offers job seekers online resources and tools to assist in your job search along with potential employer information.

T. Howard Foundation: As a non-profit organization the T. Howard Foundation aims to diversify the media and entertainment industry. As part of their internship program students gain access to “networking opportunities, professional development training, scholarships and mentors” on top of a full-time paid summer internship. For more information on how to apply to become a T. Howard Foundation Intern visit:


Additional Job & Internship Search Resources

The resources below offer opportunities to search job listings. We recommend using these in conjunction with the resources in our offices. While some sites offer opportunities to post or create your resume at a cost we DO NOT recommend you pay for these services.


The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, or any other protected categories in any of its programs or activities, and any otherwise qualified student may apply to take part in any listed program.