Job and Internship Resources
Our Ability: Access to Opportunity: Are you looking for a job? Are you looking to show off your skills? Are you a parent of a child with a disability wondering about the future? Or, are you a business looking to employ qualified individuals with disabilities? ‘Abi’ on Jobs Ability is here to help you.
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Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP): WRP connects undergraduate, graduate students, and recent graduates with disabilities who are interested paid internships and full-time opportunities to private sector employers and federal agencies
Lime Connect is "rebranding disability through achievement. We do that by attracting, preparing, and connecting high potential university students who happen to have all types of disabilities for careers, scholarships, internships
Bender Consulting: Assists individuals with disabilities in getting hired and recruited for positions within the private and public sector
Lime Connect: This organization assists student with scholarships, professional development webinars along with information about internships and full-time job opportunities
Entry Point: Entry Point is a program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science that offers internship opportunities for students with disabilities. Internships will range in discipline from Computer Science, Business to Science and Engineering
disABLEDperson, Inc.: Great resource for job listings and scholarship information.
Emerging Leaders Summer Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities: Provides students with internship and leadership development opportunities.
The American Association of People with Disabilities: This organization provides a Congressional Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities. It’s open to undergraduate and graduate students, in addition to recent grads
American Association for Advancement of the Sciences Entry Point: is a program that offers internship opportunities for students with disabilities. Internships will range in discipline from Computer Science, Business to Science and Engineering.
Great With Disability: Its mission is to ensure that having a disability or long-term health condition doesn’t prevent anyone from having the career that they want to have. Not only does it want disabled individuals to realize their career ambitions, it also wants employers to benefit from the unique talents and strengths that disabled individuals can, and do, bring to an organization.
The Sierra Group: One stop shop for disability training recruiting and other career needs.
Federal Jobs Net: Helps disabled individuals find federal government employment.
Office of Personnel Management (OPM): Consult the “Job Seekers with Disabilities” link for a variety of resources.
Ability Links: Job opportunity website for people with disabilities.
Hire Disability Solutions: Job opportunity website for people with disabilities and employers seeking to recruit them
Guide for Job Seekers & Workers with a Disability: This guide was created to introduce disabled workers and job-seekers to the rights afforded to them by federal and state governments.
Job Accommodation Network: JAN has information on job accommodations and additional resources
Office of Disability Employment Policy: Provides articles and resources on national leadership focused on disability and employment policy
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Titles I and V: Specific information on employment discrimination laws
Professional Organizations and Associations
Most professional associations offer student memberships at a discount, and memberships usually come with access to programs such as speaker events and job fairs.
- Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities
- American Foundation for the Blind
- S. Business Leadership Network
- Association for Higher Education and Disability
- American Association of People with Disabilities
- National Organization on Disability
- National Business & Disability Council
Resources for Successful Employment