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

Guide for Job Seekers & Workers with a Disability

Because of the undeserved stigma attached to disabled workers, individuals with disabilities often face incredible odds when searching for employment. This is a sad truth, but one that can be overcome if you know your rights.

This guide was created …

By Noelle Menard
Noelle Menard Career Center Coordinator Noelle Menard
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Talking to Your Employer About an Invisible Disability

Nearly 40 million Americans have a disability, and over 73% of those suffer from conditions that are not outwardly apparent, also known as ‘invisible’ disabilities.

Read the full article at DiversityJobs here.

By Noelle Menard
Noelle Menard Career Center Coordinator Noelle Menard
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24 Companies with Innovative and Award-Winning Accessibility Practices

Making your workplace accessible and friendly to potential and current employees with disabilities is not just the right thing to do—it will make your business stronger. A study conducted by Accenture, the American Association of People with Disabilities, and Disability: …

By Noelle Menard
Noelle Menard Career Center Coordinator Noelle Menard
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Chase Career Center, Suite N207
Isenberg School of Management
UMass Amherst
121 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003

Chase Career Center Hours

M 8:30am-5pm
T 8:30am-5pm
W 8:30am-5pm
TH 8:30am-5pm
F 8:30am-5pm