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

What Autistic Employees Actually Want Their Coworkers to Know and Do

I learned the art of instant personality change early in my career. As a bookstore manager in my early 20s, I would morph from a quiet loner-with-a-book into an outgoing, social person-in-charge each time I walked through the glass doors …

By Tara McMullin - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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2022 Internship Photo Contest

Will you be interning, volunteering, or working someplace cool this summer? Enter the 2022 Internship Photo Contest, sponsored by UMass Amherst Career Development & Professional Connections!

The deadline to submit your picture is Sept. 6th. Prizes for the top pictures …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Employer Engagement
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How to Manage Social Anxiety in the Workplace

Editor’s Note: Please note that this post was not written by a mental health professional. If you are struggling with social anxiety and need support, we recommend seeking the help of a mental health professional or therapist. 

Social anxiety is …

By Mateo Sánchez Morales - 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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Chronically Capable | Tips for Job Hunting While Living with Chronic Illness or Disability

From misconceptions about chronic illnesses to practical advice about managing a job search, this blog provides guidance for those who are living with a chronic illness or disability, including COVID-19 considerations.

“And don’t be ashamed of your illness or disability. …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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Remote Work Finally Let Me Focus on My Job, Not My Invisible Disability

I’d always wanted to work in an office. Growing up, I envisioned a life for myself that had me running off to sophisticated work events, typing away on a Blackberry (because it was the ’90s and those were the hot …

By Sarah Hartman - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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