Students with Disabilities

At the Office of Career Success, we are committed to creating an inclusive, accessible, and supportive experience, helping students with visible and non-visible disabilities find gainful and satisfying employment. We will share a range of career content curated for people with disabilities, including job or internship search and finding support in the workplace, to name a few. In addition, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with one of our career coaches. We are here to assist you with every step of the process, from campus to career. Log in to set up your preference to be notified when content on this page becomes available.

Students with Disabilities

Advice for employers looking to onboard neurodivergent candidates

Recently, College Recruiter asked CEOs, HR leaders, and other people in the hiring sphere for their best advice for employers looking to improve their DEI by hiring students and recent grads with neurodivergence. Here’s what they had to say:

Advice …

By Shelby Konkel - College Recruiter
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The Idealist Guide to Working (and Living) with Chronic Illness and Disability

There are myriad stories on the internet about different health experiences—be it chronic illness, disability, mental health struggles, or some combination of the three. But from the perspective of a person who wants to have an impactful career, there is …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Strategies for post-graduation success for diverse students

Navigating life post-graduation can be filled with ups and downs. For first-generation students, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ job seekers, it’s important to know what resources are available to help you succeed as you go through adulthood. The following five strategies can …

By Shelby Konkel - College Recruiter
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How To Disclose Your Illness Or Disability To Your Employer

How To Disclose Your Illness Or Disability To Your Employer

By Hannah Olson

After graduating from college, Lyme disease nearly derailed my early career in Washington, DC. I was hooked up to an IV for 8 hours a day and …

By Guest Author - Symba
Symba
Symba is the leading program management platform powering thousands of workforce development programs, including internships, bootcamps, apprenticeships, and more!
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Neurodiversity at work: to disclose or not to disclose?

When it comes to protecting yourself and your rights in the workplace, there are laws and regulations that can help guide you in your decision-making. For neurodiverse people, one of the most common struggles associated with their neurodiversity at work …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
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Cultivating Inclusion in Isenberg

Originally recorded for Specialized Masters orientation in 2020. This video features a discussion around diversity, equity & inclusion for specialized …

In order to encourage the creation of greater employment opportunities for individuals with autism, Autism Speaks is hosting this networking …

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