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LGBTQ+ Prospective College Student Resources

Below are a few cultivated resources to help you in your college decision process. Even if you do not end up at Lehigh, we want you to feel supported and have all the resources available to you. 


Lehigh Resources

In addition to the many resources on our website, here are a few that we want you as a prospective student to know about! 

 

Career Resources

The Pride Center has partnered with the Center for Career & Professional Development's platform, Lehigh Connects, to connect LGBTQ+ students with LGBTQ+ alumni who can provide career-related resources! To search for an LGBTQ+ alum on the platform, click "Browse the Network," "More Filters," and select "LGBTQ in the workplace" under "Help Topics." You can also type "LGBT" into the search bar. Drop into the CCPD Career Lab Open Hours to ask any questions you may have! Head to https://lehigh.joinhandshake.com/events, search "career lab" and drop into their open zoom session!

Job & Internship Boards

Professional Organizations & Career Resources

 

Study Abroad Resources

https://youtu.be/OJiywiY_FwE

 International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Association
American University - Student Identity Abroad
OutRight Action International
The Global Gay Guide Network
International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association
TAG approved
Damron: Lesbian and Gay Travel
OUT Traveler
Study Abroad LGBTQIA Online Resources
Study Abroad LGBTQIA Online Resources (IES)

 

Scholarship Resources

Below are a few links to scholarship databases. If you would like additional information about scholarships, please contact us at pridecenter@lehigh.edu.

 

College of Business New Student Resources

 

https://youtu.be/3HmBUJ9ZhK8

Professional Dress Guide

 


Lehigh Valley Community Resources

  • Eastern PA Trans Equity Project

    • The Eastern PA Trans Equity Project is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to empowering transgender Pennsylvanians located in a sixteen county region of Eastern Pennsylvania. Our transgender service programs are available to residents of sixteen Pennsylvania counties. These include Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe, Montgomery, Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Luzerne, Lackawanna, Wayne, Pike, Carbon, Columbia, and Schuylkill County. Some counties have limited services available so please verify for the program you are interested in. Our programs empower transgender Pennsylvanians so that they can do more than survive… Instead, they can thrive!

www.patransequity.org/

  • Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center

    • Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center provides a vibrant, inclusive space in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley for all of the region's LGBTQ+ residents. We produce world-class, life-enriching LGBTQ+ culture and community-building programs. We develop leading-edge LGBTQ+ health programs. We offer LGBTQ+ youth programs every day after school. We ensure that the critical supportive services of our community are met. We advocate for our community. We organize our region's annual Pride festival -- and we make the Lehigh Valley more equitable through our Training Institute.

www.bradburysullivancenter.org

  • Novus ACS

  • Novus is a community-focused health organization providing confidential services and support to sexually active adults. Regardless of your gender, sexual identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or financial status, we are here for you. Our locations are dedicated to helping facilitate healthy lifestyles for all, offering free testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV, as well as affordable HIV prevention and quality HIV/Hepatitis C treatment and care. We provide a comfortable and welcoming space for you to gain access to the services you need so you can get back to living life the way you want.

www.novusacs.com/

  • Allentown Women’s Center

    • The Allentown Women’s Center provides quality reproductive health care in an environment where no one is judged for their choices. They also offer culturally-sensistive, safe, and affordable services to individuals of all genders, including HRT, counseling, and primary care.

www.allentownwomenscenter.com/

 

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