The University of Michigan, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. University policy requires that all publications relating to employment and advertisements for employment at the university shall include the phrase "The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer." Read more about the University of Michigan's Nondiscrimination Policy and Standard Practice Guides related to Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination.
There are many resources available, both at U-M and outside of the university, that can help with identifying additional resources to increase knowledge and awareness about the value of creating a diverse and inclusive environment at U-M.
Resources at U-M
- Business & Finance Diversity Committee
- Center for the Education of Women (CEW): CEW services, programs, applied research, and action initiatives advance the personal, educational, career, professional and leadership potential of women.
- Council for Disability Concerns (CFDC)
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative
- Diversity Network (Michigan Medicine)
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Faculty & Staff
- Office for Institutional Equity (OIE)
- Michigan Medicine Diversity Calendar
- Pride Network (Michigan Medicine)
- UHR Data Reports
External Diversity Resources
- American Association for Access, Equity, and Diversity: News and commentary on affirmative action, equal opportunity, civil rights and diversity.
- Diverse Education: Job listings and a news magazine dedicated exclusively to minority issues in higher education.
- Diversity Health Works: Career portal with content focused on diversity in healthcare workplaces.
- Diversity Network: Recruitment solutions and consulting services to strengthen commitment to diversity.
- Diversity Web: A project of the American Association of Colleges and Universities, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Global Initiatives.
- DiversityWorkers.com: Part of the Beyond.com Diversity Network. Free registration lets you to demo their resume database, receive their employer newsletter and review services available for purchase.
- Family and Work Institute: A nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that studies the changing workforce, family and community.
- Hispanic and Bilingual Professionals: Hispanic and bilingual jobs and diversity career board.
- Hispanic Outlook Magazine: Biweekly Hispanic educational magazine for the higher education community.
- IMDiversity: A resource for African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans and women.
- Inside Higher Ed Diversity Newsletter: A monthly news summary for those who work on diversity issues in higher education.
- Insight into Diversity: Information on issues surrounding diversity and inclusion across the country.
- Los Saludos: Online job search site for individuals who are bilingual in Spanish and English.
- Michigan Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (MI HERC): Michigan colleges and universities created HERC to share information and resources to attract and retain talent, help achieve a diverse workforce, and reduce costs through joint purchasing arrangements.
- The Multicultural Advantage Diversity at Work Center: Articles, events, research reports, studies, links and other resources.
- National Association of Female Executives: Education, networking , and public advocacy for career success and financial security.
- Out & Equal Workplace Advocates: Devoted to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in the workplace.
- Riley Guide: A comprehensive resource for women, minorities, and other affinity groups.
- United Negro College Fund: Helping promising students attend college and graduate.
- Women’s Business Enterprise National Council: Fostering diversity in the world of commerce for women business owners.
Resources for People with Disabilities
- American Association for People with Disabilities: Promoting equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation for people with disabilities.
- American Disability Association: An information and knowledge resource to help people with disabilities.
- Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living: A nonprofit organization dedicated to the success of children, youth and adults with disabilities at home, at school, at work and in the community.
- Association on Higher Education and Disability: An organization involved in the development of policy and services to meet the needs of persons with disabilities in higher education.
- Center on Technology and Disability: Works with organizations to provide resources on assistive and instructional technology tools.
- Employer Assistance and Resource Network: Recommended reading: FAQs on recruitment and retention.
- International Jewish Vocational Services: Employment, training, and service opportunities for individuals with disabilities
- Job Accommodation Network: Toll-free consulting about job accommodations and employability of people with functional limitations.
- Michigan Rehabilitation Services: MRS partners with individuals and employers to achieve quality employment outcomes and independence for persons with disabilities.
- National Council on Disability: An independent federal agency promoting equal opportunity for all individuals, regardless of the nature or severity of the disability, and empowering individuals to achieve self-sufficiency.
- National Center on Independent Living: Advancing independent living and the rights of people with disabilities.
- Rehabilitation Services Administration: A unit of the Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
Resources for Veterans
- Americas Heroes at Work: A toolkit for employers interested in developing or enhancing a veterans hiring initiative.
- Center for Women Veterans: Monitors healthcare and benefits services, and programs for women Veterans.
- National Resource Directory: Connecting veterans, their families and caregivers with support services.
- Veterans' Employment and Training Service: Serving veterans and service members by preparing them for meaningful careers.