Career and Job Resources for African-American Job-Seekers

What follows are the best career and job sites geared especially for African-American job-seekers.

We also have job and career pages for every other disadvantaged job-seeker group. Go to our main Diversity Job-Seeker Career and Job Resources. See also our General Diversity Career and Job Resources, that focuses on resources for all disadvantaged peoples.

And if you are looking for some great African American networking resources, then go check out Quintessential Careers: Diversity Networking and Professional Associations.

African-American Village — from, this site provides valuable information on career opportunities as well as the tools needed to survive and succeed in America’s workplace.

Black Career Women (BCW) — an organization that addresses the contemporary issues and concerns of career-oriented black women – realistically, constructively, and effectively. Black Career Women is a unique professional resource for corporations, managers, and individuals who are committed to developing and supporting successful career strategies and skills for black women.

Empower Me! — a great site for the empowerment and advancement of African-American professional and business women. Find all sorts of resources (workshops, conferences, networking forums) to help grow your business, further your career. Free to job-seekers.

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) — find information on programs and membership in NSBE, career fairs, pre-college acitivities, and other helpful tools and articles for engineering students and technical professionals.

And for those looking for job and career advice in print, don’t forget that for the complete list of career books (including specific books for African-Americans), check out the Quintessential Careers Bookstore, in association with Amazon Books.

If you don’t find exactly the types of job sites you’re looking for on this page, check out: General Job Resources.

And if you are looking for a job in a specific occupation, you might also want to look in the list of industry-specific job Web sites.