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 is Ableism? | Confronting Ableism in the Workplace

Despite the significant number of people living with disability across the U.S.—and the world at large—widespread misconceptions about disability can cause ableist language and behavior to proliferate.

But what is ableism, and how does it play out in the …

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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4 Tips for Managing Social Anxiety Disorder at Work

Work can be stressful no matter if you suffer from a mental health disorder or not. But if you’re someone who does deal with a mental health issue—such as social anxiety disorder—working can be extremely difficult, to say the least.

By Chris Harley - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month!

Did you know that October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month? Visit the Campaign for Disability Employment’s website where you can read blogs about trends in disability inclusion in the workplace, get access so social media and posters for the …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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Your Guide to Interview Skills: How to Improve Your Answers

Read advice from a disability job board site about how to improve your interviewing skills and impress employers!

Click here to read the article.

 

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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3 Big Myths (and Truths) about Workplace Accommodations

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guarantees workers with disabilities the right to reasonable accommodations at work, so they can have an equal chance to do their jobs.

But lots of people might be suspicious or feel frustrated when they …

By Noelle Menard
Noelle Menard Career Center Coordinator
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