Introduction

All Career Planning Services offered are extended to students with disabilities and other diverse populations. In addition to those services, below is a link to resources specifically for students with disabilities.

General Career Resources for Students with Disabilities

American Association Of People With Disabilities
Internships, grants, health care benefits plan, much more.

 

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities
A consortium composed of large and small universities, well-known national employers and US Government agencies focused on the career employment of college graduates with disabilities. Best features include profiles of featured employers, employees and students and their membership directory which can be a resource for persons seeking contact information for COSD members in their area or field of work.

 

Career Guide for Students with Disabilities
Understanding the ADA, Knowing Your Rights & Finding Disability Resources

Cerebral Palsy Group
Our organization is dedicated to improving the overall quality of life for individuals with cerebral palsy

Cerebral Palsy Guidance
Cerebral Palsy Guidance is a leading online resource for information on cerebral palsy and associated developmental conditions.

Disability.gov
The U.S. government has compiled information about your employment rights, gain access to job bank and resume-building sites, and learn about work incentives for Social Security recipients and job accommodations.

 

Disabled Businesspersons Association
A nonprofit organization whose services include: Personal Business Advisor; Business Plan and Financial Assistance Packaging; Market and Product Research Marketing; Advertising and Public Relations; Presentation and Proposal Documentation; and more.

 

Employer's Guide to Hidden Disabilities
Provides information about the ADA, hidden disabilities and workplace accommodations. The booklet also includes an extensive list of resources related to this topic.

 

Equal Opportunity Publications
Publisher of the magazine, CAREERS & the disABLED, to which you can subscribe, EOP also offers a resume bank as well as career fairs for the differently-abled.

 

Finding Balance Through Disability
An article from the Chronicle of Higher Education, written by a woman with multiple sclerosis.

 

Guidelines for Documentation of Physical Disabilities & Chronic Health Conditions
ETS standards for regarding documentation for test accommodations

 

Independent Living Research Utilization Job Announcements
Job announcements as a service to independent living centers, state independent living councils and other disability-related organizations.

 

JAN's Document Center
View all documents surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Know your rights in the job market, the meaning of "reasonable accommodation" and what to do if you are a victim of job discrimination.

 

Job Accommodation Network
JAN is a free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the employability of people with disabilities.

 

Job Opportunities in the Federal Government for People with Disabilities
This page explains federal policies toward hiring people with disabilities and workplace accommodation, and provides detailed instructions for people with disabilities who are interested in applying for a job in the Federal government.

 

National Business and Disability Council
Post your resume and search for jobs.

 

The National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE)
Helps persons with disabilities interested in studying, teaching, conducting research, interning or volunteering abroad to find exchange programs, as well as any disability-related accommodation and accessibility information needed to make the international experience a success.

 

To Disclose or Not to Disclose
From Muhlenberg College. Discusses how and when to disclose a disability during a job application process.

 

Job Searching on the Spectrum
Janine Rowe, assistant director of Disability Services at Rochester Institute of Technology, discusses the challenges students on the autism spectrum face in their job searches and best practices for meeting common challenges.

 

Getting Hired
Empowering Job Seekers with Disabilities. Job seekers with disabilities have the ability to register as a job seeker and apply to our 90,000 jobs throughout the United States. Getting hired is an online career community, our site features over 100,000 job openings across all industries and experience levels — including entry level and internships.

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