The Students with Disabilities Career Community
Welcome to the Students with Disabilities’ Career Community page. If you are just starting to learn about yourself and career options, preparing for your next steps after The Swamp, or somewhere in between, this page was created for you as a resource for your career development. On this page you will find customized resources specifically for you.
These resources include:
- Navigating your jobs search with a visible or non-visible disability
- Specialized events to prepare you for your career
- Resources for understanding ADA and your rights when seeking employment
Learn about yourself and Career Options
There’s a world full of careers waiting for you. Learn more about yourself and career paths based on your interests. These tools below will help you identify skills and experiences to support your career readiness.
Need help with understanding how your interests will play a part in your future career? Start with CHOMP!
What Can I Do With This Major?
Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect majors to careers.
The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for
Has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.
- ADA – read this guide for people with disabilitied seeking employment to become familiar with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).
- LearnHowtoBecome – There are many things to consider when identifying a career path such as where to search for opportunities or whether to disclose.
No matter what step you are in the job or internship search process, these customized resources were created to help you highlight the unique skills and knowledge you have as a student!
Find out how you can effectively communicate your skills, abilities, and achievements.
Use these keywords to help communicate your experiences on your resume.
Learn how to introduce your resume and provide context to your experiences!
Enhance your interviewing skills with tips to help you prepare for your next steps.
Access to internships, job opportunities, online resource library, events, and more.
Build Experience: Jobs and Internships for LGBTQ Students
Looking for a job or internship? We have current and relevant opportunities just for you. Click on one of the links below to begin your search.
The tools below will help you take active steps to transition from where you are to where you want to be!
Salary Negotiation Resources
A professional association is an organization for people who work in the same industry. These organizations provide members with networking and professional development opportunities, continuing education, and job boards. Members can join a committee to advance the interests of their field or engage in advocacy.
National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Disabled Businesspersons Association
The Society of Healthcare Professionals with Disabilities
American Foundation for the Blind