STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
All of the opportunities through The Career Center are for diverse candidates. The opportunities featured on this page represent a group of additional specific programs that are intended to enhance the ability of organizations to attract the full diversity of candidates to their opportunities. Students should add these resources to their search, however they should not constitute the entirety of the job search.
GENERAL DISABILITY RELATED RESOURCES
- eSight - the cross-disability online community addressing disability employment issues. Job search and networking forums are a part of this website.
- The National Business and Disability Council - a resource for employers seeking to integrate people with disabilities into the workplace and companies seeking to reach them in the consumer marketplace. There is a job post board and other resources available.
- The Employer Assistance and Recruiting Network (EARN) - Job posts and other resources.
- Federal Jobs NET - Information and employment opportunities within the federal government for people with disabilities.
- Job Access - resume database dedicated to employment of people with disabilities
- Booz Allen Hamilton - supports college students with disabilities through paid summer internships and leadership development opportunities.
- EntryPoint! - offering outstanding internship opportunities for students with disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business.
- Microsoft AAPD Federal Internship Program - internship program designed specifically for college and university students with disabilities interested in careers in information technology.
- Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation AAPD Congressional Internship Program - provides an opportunity for students with disabilities to work on Capitol Hill for eight weeks and acquire valuable work experience that will enrich their academic studies. As congressional interns, participants gain insight into congressional office operations, public policy development, and constituents' roles in the legislative and political processes.
- The Washington Center - The Washington Center is working to help students develop leadership skills and gain valuable work experience in government, business, and the non-profit sector in Washington, D.C.
- Department of Labor Workforce Requirement Program - a resource for federal agencies and private businesses nationwide to identify qualified temporary and permanent employees from a variety of fields.