Students with Disabilities

The Career Development Center is proud to serve students with disabilities. 
Students with disabilities must be educated about specific information regarding the job search in order for them to have successful opportunities in the workplace.  Below is information regarding employment and interview skills as well as information on the topic of disclosing a disability and requesting accommodations.  Making the leap from college to work should be an enjoyable process, let us help you get there.

*     The Basic Rules of Interviewing
*     The Basic Rules of Employment
    Disclosure - Do I Discuss My Disability With A Prospective Employer
*     Accomodations in the Workplace

Career Counseling Appointments
Feel free to make an appointment to meet with a Career Development Counselor who can meet with you individually to help you along in your process.  We offer help with resume writing, cover letters, interview skills, internships and the job search process. 

Job Placement
Please visit the following resources for help with internships and job placement.



Websites to Visit:

www.usajobs.gov
Job search for people with disabilities

www.OPM.gov
Job search for people with disabilities

www.Entrypoint!com
Offers paid internships through partnerships such as IBM, NASA, JP Morgan Chase

www.viscardicenter.org/Our Services/NBDC/Emerging Leaders
Paid summer internships at prominent corporations

http://www.business-disability.com
American Association of People with Disabilities offering paid internships in Washington, D.C.

Government Employment
www.wrpjobs.com/
The Workforce Recruitment Program connects post-secondary students and recent graduates with disabilities to positions in the Federal Government

Book Resource:

The Job Search Handbook for People with Disabilities
Author:  Dr. Daniel J. Ryan