Outreach & Networking

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

Check out this video from Jeff - “Your Job Is Not Advertised”

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

Try it out at Turing

  • Check out the #lets_grab_donuts channel on Slack to network with other students and Turing community members

Join Communities

Networking Groups

  • BeVisible is a career network for Latinx.
  • Black Data Processing Associates is an international organization for Black professionals in tech.
  • Chezie.co is an online community for diverse professionals and students to connect with inclusive employers
  • 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.
  • Ladies Get Paid allows you to connect with thousands of women from around the world to share advice, resources, and job opportunities.
  • Lesbians Who Tech is a career network for lesbians.
  • Lunchclub: Social networking platform that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to connect users with common interests and objectives.
  • 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.
  • The Mom Project is a community and job board that connects moms with companies that value and respect families and parents.
  • Trans Tech Social Enterprises is an incubator for LGBTQ Talent with a focus on economically empowering transgender people.
  • Women in Web Dev is a community of women developers.