Students with Disabilities
Providing support services, adaptive tools and resources to succeed on the vocational path.
For job opportunities, (on the webpage above) click “Transitioning Resources for College to Career” in lefthand navigation bar.
A guide for students with disabilities discussing student rights, disability documentation, scholarships and more.
A program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), ENTRY POINT! offers outstanding paid, 10-week internships and semester co-ops in major companies throughout the United States, including NASA, IBM, NIH, NOAA, and Merck. This program is for undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Business, or Computer Science.
A guide to combat discrimination when searching for a job. The guide features tips for every step of the process, from creating a resume, writing a cover letter, and interview tips.
The goal of JobAccess is to enable people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment.
Empowering people with disabilities around the world through international exchange and international development to achieve their human rights, The National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange is a comprehensive one-stop resource for people with disabilities, exchange and disability staff interested in study, work, intern, volunteer, research, or teach abroad programs.
Free of charge to job seekers with disabilities is the NBDC’s National Resume Database, Job Search, Yellow Pages, Career Events, and Internships. Emerging Leaders is a summer internship program for college students with disabilities.
Our mission at National Industries for the Blind is to enhance the opportunities for economic and personal independence of people who are blind primarily through creating, sustaining, and improving employment.
No matter what professional avenues you’re interested in exploring or what type of disability you have, there are many different trades careers that are open to you.