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Career-related resources for students with disabilities

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Services for Students with Disabilities Office at Virginia Tech

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1800Wheelchair.com > job resources for individuals with disabilities
Resource list and links (includes more than what is listed on this page).

 

AbilityJobs.com
"Goal ... to enable people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives ... system for finding employment."

 

AbilityLinks.org
"web-based community where job seekers with disabilities, inclusive employers and service providers meet and gain access to valuable networking opportunities."

 

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
International, multicultural organization of professionals committed to full participation in higher education for persons with disabilities. The Association is a vital resource, promoting excellence through education, communication and training.

 

CAREERS and the disABLED
A career guidance and recruitment magazine for people with disabilities who are at the undergraduate or graduate student level, and professionals. Includes resume posting service.

 

COSD - Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities
National professional organization comprised of over 600 colleges and universities, over 500 major national employers. Mission to improve employment rate of college students and recent graduates with disabilities.

 

disABLEDperson.com
Connects job seekers to employers who are proactive about recruiting people with disabilities. Post your resume, read classifieds, visit web sites of employers.

 

FederalJobs.net Disabled Hiring Programs
"Currently over 209,284 people with disabilities ... work for the federal gov't."
"Total disabled federal employment has remained constant at seven percent since 1980." Contains information on hiring options for people with disabilities.

 

Job Accommodation Network [JAN]
Source of free, expert, confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

 

Lift-Inc.org
Employment "... resource for information management and computer technology professionals who have disabilities."

 

ProjectHired.org
"Mission: to assist individuals with disabilities to gain and sustain employment, in partnership with business and the community."

 

U.S. Department of Education

 

Websites with jobs, internships, career info:

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job postings & interview opps just for VT students

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