for Students with Disabilities
Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD) is a unique and dynamic national professional association comprised of more than 600 colleges and universities and over 500 major national employers. COSD's mission is to improve the employment rate of college students and recent graduates with disabilities on a national basis.
A program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offering outstanding internship opportunities for students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business.
Emerging Leaders is a highly competitive program that places undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities in fulfilling summer internships and provides them with leadership development opportunities.
American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) Internship Programs
Each summer, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) hosts a summer internships program in Washington, DC for students with all types of disabilities, providing travel to and from DC, accessible housing, and living stipends.
The Campaign for Disability Employment
The Campaign for Disability Employment is a collaborative effort to promote positive employment outcomes for people with disabilities by encouraging employers and others to recognize the value and talent they bring to the workplace.
Americans With Disabilities Act
Information and technical assistance on the Americans With Disabilities Act - U.S. Department of Justice
US Department of Labor - Disability Resources
Site provides links to topics including Employee Rights, Employer's Responsibilities, Hiring People with Disabilities, Job Accommodation and Job Search
Disability Disclosure in the Workplace (video)
Video presentation produced by The University of Tennessee Disability-Careers Office. Information presented includes the definition of disclosure, who decides how and when to disclose and what accommodations will be needed, the options for disclosure, the advantages and disadvantages of disclosure and good tips for successful disclosure.
Job Accommodation Network
ASK JAN - If you have a question about workplace accommodation or the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation, we can help.
Post Your Resume on NBDC's National Resume Database
Join the National Resume Database for Job Seekers with Disabilities including College students, Graduates and Experienced Professionals. Create a resume account and click on Job Seeker. To set up a new resume, click on the the "Create Resume Account" button and post your resume using a valid email address and a creating a password.
A career site dedicated to creating employment opportunities for qualified workers with disabilities.