Who Are LGBTQ+ Students?

The Career Development Center aims to support the career prospects and long-term success of LGBTQ+ students (i.e., Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Pansexual, Asexual, Gender Non-Conforming, Non-Binary, Plus individuals and supporters) through lifelong, individualized career counseling and partnerships with other campus resources.

As an LGBTQ+ student, you might encounter distinctive challenges during your job and internship search, such as assessing workplace inclusivity, addressing discrimination concerns, or confidently expressing your true self in professional settings. Our team of Career Educators understands these challenges and is committed to helping you successfully navigate your career path. We provide guidance and resources to ensure you’re well-prepared for every step of the application and interview process, so you can pursue your professional aspirations with confidence.

On this page, you’ll find career-specific advice and resources for students of color at St. Thomas. Here are 3 reasons you should engage with career services today:

  1. Feel confident. From preparing for an interview to researching different employers, let us be your partners in creating a career journey that celebrates your unique identity and empowers you to thrive in the professional world.
  2. Find a career mentor. On St. Thomas Connect, you can meet Tommie alumni who will happily share with you their firsthand experiences, provide compassionate mentorship, or help you build connections with certain companies.
  3. Make the most of your education. Your tuition at St. Thomas pays for more than just your courses. It pays for all sorts of services and amenities on campus — from flu shots to water fountains to lifelong career appointments!
A cartoon of a Black nonbinary student with tattoos on their forearms. They sit at a desk in an empty classroom with a textbook and a notebook in front of them. They are looking at the camera with a cool, calm expression.

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Career Resources

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Contact & Location

(651) 962-6761

MHC 123
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Career Service Hours

Monday 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Drop-ins Monday-Friday 10am-4pm (during fall and spring semesters)