by CELIA HACK and DYLAN MAJSIAK
Originally published: December 6, 2017
LGBTQ+ applicants may need to decide whether or not to come out to potential employers before having gauged the inclusivity of a particular workplace.
“I was advised not to disclose my identity,” wrote Jennifer Nykiel ’10 MD’14 in an email to the Herald. “I was told it would limit my options.”
Instead, she only applied to programs in liberal regions and “disclosed everything.”
“I wouldn’t want to work somewhere I had to be in the closet,” she wrote.