Check out our Guide to Professional Success for even more tips and tricks!
Update Your Career Portfolio
The CaPS office has curated several examples of cover letters and resumes from past and present Butler students. Check out below to review our sample materials, and reference our resume style guides.
The purpose of a cover letter is to deep dive into sections of your resume to highlight your professional abilities. Taking the time to write a cover letter will make you stand out as an application candidate.
Your resume serves as a first point of contact between you and a potential employer. Think of it as your first impression!
- Asian MBA International — Resources for the Pan-Asian community
- National Association of Asian-American Professionals — The NAAAP a non-profit organization that cultivates and empowers Asian and Pacific Islander leaders through professional development, community service, and networking.
- National Council of Asian Pacific Americans — A directory of links to Asian Pacific American organizations, many with career sites of their own.
- African-American Professional Associations — Compilation of links to the leading African American professional associations
- National Black MBA Association
- National Urban League Job Network
- United Negro College Fund — UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members.
Alongside the office of Student Disability Services (SDS), we’re committed to helping students with visible and non-visible disabilities find gainful and satisfying employment. To this end, we’ve compiled a list of resources which we hope will help with questions you may have about disclosure, accommodations, and your legal rights. We’ve also provided some sites where you can begin your search for a job or internship.
- Gregory S. Fehribach Center — Facilitates paid internships for Indiana college students with physical disabilities. Internships take place at Eskenazi Health or one of the Center’s employer partners in Indianapolis in fields related to each individual student’s major, matching them to areas such as I.T., business development, public affairs and communications, rehabilitation, music therapy, mental health, foundation, finance, social work, healthcare, and more.
- AAPD Internship Programs
- Ability Links
- American Association for Advancement of the Sciences Entry Point — is a program that offers internship opportunities for students with disabilities. Internships will range in discipline including Computer Science, Business, Engineering, and Science
- American Association of People with Disabilities — This organization provides a Congressional Internship Program for college students with disabilities.
- American Foundation for the Blind
- Bender Consulting — Assists individuals with disabilities in getting hired
- Lime Connect — This organization assists student with scholarships, professional development webinars, and information about internships and full-time job opportunities
- National Business and Disability Council at the Viscardi Center — Provides students with internship and leadership development opportunities
- National Organization on Disability
- Office of Disability Employment Policy
- Workforce Recruitment Program
- ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals For America)
- Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute — Learn more about a congressional internship program in D.C.
- Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
- Hispanic and Latino Professional Associations
- iHispano — Job board sponsored by the Professional Diversity Network
- Latin America’s Professional Network — For experienced Spanish and Portuguese bilingual professionals
- Mi Prómixo Paso
A Safe Space
It’s important to understand where you are in your own identity development. Our office is a supportive, non-judgemental space where you can ask questions about all aspects of career development. We know how personal identity connects to career decisions.
- Accredited Schools Online — General LGBTQ+ resources for all students
- LGBTConnect — an LGBTQ+ job board for anyone seeking LGBTQ+ friendly employers
- National LGBTQ Task Force — shares information about developments with employment discrimination, as well as facts and figures regarding the LGBTQ+ community
- Out Professionals — the nation’s largest LGBTQ+ networking organization
- Transgender Law Center
- Zippia Scholarships
- National Congress of American Indians — A list of job opportunities submitted by employers that are American Indian, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native businesses, governments, or organizations.
- Native American Jobs
- Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education
- Diversity Employers
- Getty Foundation Multicultural Undergraduate Internship — The program provides funding for internships at cultural organizations across Los Angeles in the arts.
- INROADS — The mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented minority young people in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership
- INSIGHT Into Diversity — One of the most recognized resources for equal opportunity employers who are seeking to add diverse, qualified candidates to their workforce. Job postings include positions in academia, business, healthcare, and the government
- Lagrant Foundation — The LAGRANT Foundation offers scholarships, internships, and more to undergraduate and graduate ethnic minority students pursuing careers in advertising, marketing and public relations
- SEO — SEO’s mission is to place underrepresented students of color into paid summer internships in banking, private equity, corporate leadership, law, non-profit and other business sectors.
- T. Howard Foundation — The T. Howard Foundation is an internship program for minority students interested in the multimedia and entertainment industry.
Workforce discrimination occurs in many different ways. There are federal laws that prohibit discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, pregnancy, and age. Employers are responsible for complying with the law, but you are responsible for making sure you know and protect your rights.
Discrimination in the Workplace
If you experience discrimination once you have started a job, here are some tips and information about dealing with employment discrimination.