Students with Undocumented Status

Resources for Students & Alumni with Undocumented Status

The Career Center is here to support you as you explore your interests, gain experience, and work toward your goals. Check out the following resources for career exploration, internship/job search, and more.

DACA and the Workplace

  • American Immigration Council – Q&A about DACA and The Dream Act, as well as a thorough list of topics and articles relating to immigration.
  • My Undocumented Life – Information, and a community for undocumented immigrants, including scholarship and internship opportunities, strategies for navigating the educational system, and information on how to apply for DACA.
  • National Immigration Law Center (NILC) – NILC is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income. See their DACA section for FAQs about DACA and workplace rights.

National Networks

  • UndocuUndergrads National Network – Part of the My Undocumented Life site, this listserv offers students a chance to share resources and be part of a support network of others with undocumented status.
  • UndocuBlack Network – A multi-generational network of current and formerly undocumented Black people, UndocuBlack Network fosters community, facilitates access to resources, and more.

Entrepreneurship & Work Options Regardless of Immigration Status

Applying to and Financing Graduate School

Law and Medical School Resources

  • LSAT & Credential Assembly Service Fee Waivers – The Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) offers fee waivers for qualified applicants, including students with DACA or those who have applied for DACA.
  • Pre-Health Dreamers (PHD) – PHD is a rapidly growing network of 800+ health career bound students with undocumented status across 42 different states, representing various career interests. The site offers a helpful resources section and the opportunity to join the PHD network.

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