Female Identifying Populations

National Resources

Feminist Majority Foundation - The Feminist Majority Foundation is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women's equality. This site contains a Career Center which list national and international jobs and internships. 

America Business Women’s Association - A resource for working women and businesswomen to support, motivate, and provide networking with other women. The ABWA has over 450 chapters including 5 in NC. The site includes a Career Connection job listing link.

Association of Women In Science - The largest multi-disciplinary organization for women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) dedicated to achieving equity and full participation of women in all disciplines and across all employment sectors. AWIS offers training, support and advocacy to women at all stages of their career. Their site includes extensive STEM job and fellowship listings.

The Association For Women In Communications - One of the nation’s oldest professional women’s associations, founded in 1906. AWC promotes the advancement of women in all fields of communications, to work for First Amendment rights and responsibilities of communicators, to recognize distinguished professional achievements, and to promote high professional standards throughout the communications field. This site’s job board contains a wide range of job and internship opportunities

9TO5 National Association of Working Women - One of the largest, most respected national membership organizations of working women in the U.S., dedicated to putting working women’s issues on the public agenda. Advocates for equal protection for women in the workplace. Offers national and regional internships.

North Carolina Resources

Compass Women's Center of Chapel Hill - Located just a few blocks from campus the Compass Center provides a wide range of support to women in Chapel Hill area including programs for people experiencing domestic violence, financial distress, career change and legal problems as well as programing to encourage self-  empowerment for adolescent girls. The center often has volunteer and internship opportunities 

NC Women United - A coalition of progressive organizations and individuals working to achieve the full political, social, and economic equality of all women across North Carolina. NCWU works to build women’s power through grassroots activism, community organizing, legislative advocacy, and engagement in the political process. Volunteer and advocacy opportunities.

Forte's Rising Star Program-

Join today to distinguish yourself with a new designation.  Exclusively for undergraduate women at UNC. Forté's new Rising Star designation benefits undergraduate women of all majors, and earning it demonstrates career readiness to top employers. Candidates master a five-part curriculum at their convenience — throughout college or in one year — focused on career exploration, event participation, job searching, networking, and MBA exploration. Sign up for free membership and start earning rewards!

Join by doing the following:

  • Visiting and select “College Student”.
  • Complete the “College Student Membership” form.  Selecting the school “University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill” and the system will automatically enroll you!
  • Watch for your Rising Star welcome pop-up message and email.
  • Access the exclusive website via your welcome email.
  • Get started on the Rising Star site and enjoy your Forté membership!

UNC Resources

Carolina Women's Center - This on campus center provides programming for students, staff and faculty to promote women’s empowerment and gender equity. Their programs include alternative Fall and Spring Breaks and the Moxie Project internship.

Carolina Women in Business - Organization seeks to promote the advancement of women in business through professional development, community outreach, campus involvement, and social activities.

Carolina Women in Physics - WIP promotes and encourages women to pursue studies and careers in physics and related fields. We provide a fun and encouraging environment for women in physics at UNC, and participate in outreach to get younger women involved with physics.

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