Outreach & Networking

Outreach & Networking

Below are both resources and outlined steps for taking on outreach and networking for your job search.

Research Your Contacts

Craft a Message

  • Introduce Yourself
  • Why are you reaching out? Connect to research
  • Suggest meeting times

Finding Emails

Prepare for Coffee Meetings

Networking Groups for Underrepresented People in Tech

  • BeVisible is a career network for Latinx.
  • Black Data Processing Associates is an international organization for Black professionals in tech.
  • CodeNewbie is a community for newcomers to code.
  • Diversify Tech is a community built to share upcoming conference scholarships, events, education scholarships, job opportunities, and more for people who are underrepresented in tech.
  • Lesbians Who Tech is a career network for lesbians.
  • MAES was founded in Los Angeles in 1974 to increase the number of Mexican Americans and other Hispanics in the technical and scientific fields.
  • National Society of Black Engineers is one of the largest student-governed organizations with the aim to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers.
  • Out in Tech is a community to connect LGBTQ+ in tech.
  • TechLatino is an organization to empower Latino technological and scientific engagement.
  • Tech Ladies is a community for women and non-binary folks. You have to apply to join, but once accepted, you’ll have access to jobs from partnering companies.
  • Trans Tech Social Enterprises is an incubator for LGBTQ Talent with a focus on economically empowering transgender people.