Diversity and Equity Information

We are committed to serving all students of many different identities. In promotion of equity here at El Camino College, we have compiled an ongoing list of specialized career resources for students from various populations.

Career One Stop

CareerOneStop: Provides resources on career, training and job search, as well as resources for military and veterans, workers with a criminal conviction, older workers, workers with disabilities, business, and more!


ECC Special Resource Center (SRC)

Special Resource Center 

The purpose of this program is to assist students with disabilities to perform on an equal basis with non-disabled students in an integrated campus setting.

Ability Jobs AbilityJOBS
This website is dedicated to the employment of people with disabilities from entry level candidates to PhD.
Ability Links AbilityLinks
This website connects self-identified applicants with disabilities to a network of employers that value disability inclusion.
 jan Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
Per the resource
"The leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on job accommodations and disability employment issues."
department of rehab

California Department of Rehabilitation


employment with a disability resource guide
By Joseph Flanagan, a resource guide to navigating employment with a disability
 Resources for the Visually Impaired
  1. California Agencies serving the Blind and Visually Impaired
  3. What Kinds of Jobs do People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Do?


Formerly Incarcerated Re-Entry Students Thriving (FIRST)

Innocence Project The Innocence Project
The mission of the Innocence Project is to free the staggering number of innocent people who remain incarcerated and bring reform to the system responsible for their unjust imprisonment.
coalition for engage deducation.png Coalition for Engaged Education
The Coalition for Engaged Education is a nonprofit organization that stands for the right of our most vulnerable youth to realize their full potential through relationships that treat them with dignity and respect.
70 Million Jobs 70 Million Jobs Database
This organization helps individuals with a criminal record through the entire process of getting a job - from finding misdemeanor- and felony-friendly jobs, to building a resume and submitting applications, to getting hired.


El Camino College Student Health Services

Refer here for virtual wellness workshops, college wellness resources, helpful health apps, psychological services, medical services, and referral to off-campus resources for mental health and medical resources.

211 LA 211 LA
A hub for community members and community organizations looking for resources in health, human, and social services in Los Angeles County.


The Muse - Anti-Racism at Work



ECC Immigrant Student Success

If you are an ECC student who identifies as undocumented and is pursuing a college education, this program is for you. Immigrant Student Success counselors can help with your educational plan and the transfer process to a four-year university, as well as assist you with the AB 540 affidavit and financial aid resources. This page can help you book an appointment with one of their counselors, understand how to access and request financial aid at ECC, learn about CHIRLA’s no-cost legal services, connect with our UndocuWarriors student club, and much more.

Immigrants Rising

Immigrants Rising 

Immigrants Rising provides many resources and financial support to immigrant students, regardless of legal status. It empowers undocumented students to achieve their educational and career goals through tools and training on topics such as entrepreneurship and independent contractor/freelancer, as well as career-specific hands-on training, professional development, and mentoring in pre-law and mental health.

undocumented student career guide


Citrus College Career/Transfer Center's Undocumented Student Career Guide provides resources to assist undocumented students in their career exploration and planning. It provides a list of undocufriendly careers by career academic pathways, job search strategies, DREAMer-friendly companies, and internship and fellowship opportunities. 




Become a part of a growing national network of undocumented professionals that are creating an environment of mentorship. Whether you are a student, entrepreneur, artist, consultant, writer, professional in any field (law, health, non-profit, community organizer, advocate, educator, business, STEM, or more), you have a community. Connect with other professionals to network, have career convos, co-create and build on your professional portfolio.


Pre-Health Dreamers

PHD empowers and equips students to skillfully use their voices to create a meaningful connection with higher education and professional programs. It provides student advising and advocacy support through its Peer Engagement and Enrichment Program (PEEP), national peer-support network, and its professional program guides provide information on how to apply for programs in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and nursing that consider undocumented applicants with temporary benefits, DACA, or other immigration statuses. Check out their scholarship and pre-health internship lists, which include opportunities for high school seniors, undergraduates (community college and 4-year university), and students in graduate/professional programs.

After College

Life After College

A guide for undocumented student resources through Immigrants Rising 

the dream us

DREAMers in the Workforce: What You Should Know As a DACAmented Job Seeker:


 Disclosing (or not) your Status during Job Interviews

TheDream.US grads Sadhana and My Ford give two perspectives on why they choose to disclose and not disclose their status, as well as basic tips on how to navigate the interview process with DACA or TPS.


MALDEF: Your rights as an employee with DACA (Video)

Andrea Senteno of MALDEF explains your rights as you seek employment with work authorization as part of DACA.



ECC Veterans Services

El Camino College's Veterans Services provides assistance to veterans and eligible dependents in planning educational programs and maintaining compliance with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulations. It is important that VA beneficiaries notify the Veterans Services Program of any changes in enrollment. 
Career One Stop Veterans Employment ToolkitThis resource provides websites to help veterans with their resumes, cover letters, job applications and to obtain employment.
Career One Stop JobHero
This guide recommends pages from trusted organizations and will connect you to all kinds of information, advice, tools, and programs that offer real-world help.
American Legion The American Legion
The American Legion helps veterans find employers who understand their skills and values.
USA Jobs page dedicated veterans website


Idealist Idealist
Jobs specializing in women, family, human rights and civil liberties.
Feminist Jobs Feminist Jobs
The board provides women with a space to find jobs that progress the status of women or encompass their passion for social justice.