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Information for Students with Disabilities

The following resources are designed to assist students with disabilities in planning a career. You can also visit the diversity section of our career resource library in JES A115 for books and magazines to aid your career or internship search.

Online Resources

  • Services for Students with Disabilities has a wealth of campus, policy, documentation, and scholarship information.
  • The National Organization on Disability (NOD) is committed to increasing the employment rate of people with disabilities and offers resources and articles specifically addressing their needs.
  • LD Online is the result of collaboration between public broadcasting and the learning disabilities community. This site offers reliable information about LD and ADHD, a national calendar of related events, artwork and writing by young people with LD, audio clips from experts, recommended resources, and more.

Internships and Job Opportunities

  • The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) works with partners such as IBM, NASA, Texas Instruments, and the National Science Foundation to identify and screen undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who are pursuing degrees in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business, and places them in paid summer internships.
  • Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities offers job, internship, and co-op opportunities with employers around the country.
  • Disaboomjobs.com is a job search engine for people with disabilities that includes helpful career coaching information, scholarships, and articles.
  • The Workforce Recruitment Program connects college students and recent graduates with employers who are seeking candidates to fill positions in a variety of fields.