Students with Disabilities

Job Search

AbilityJobs
Dedicated to employment of people with disabilities by providing a dedicated system for finding employment

Careers and the DisABLED Magazine

In addition to a magazine, site provides job postings, list of companies that are actively recruiting, and a database where you can post your resume

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

Nationwide online job posting and college student resume database system that allows students to register for available jobs, internships, and/or co-op opportunities

Getting Hired

Job search and networking for people with disabilities

Hire Disability Solutions

Search for jobs online including a variety of training and consulting services

National Business and Disability Council

Includes a section for job seekers to post resume and search job listings as well as information on career events, internships, and job search tips

Workplace Diversity

Job search and news for all aspects of diversity

Accommodation

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

Resource for workplace accommodations, ADA, and productivity enhancements

National Resources

AbilityLinks

Web-based community where job seekers with disabilities and inclusive employers meet and gain access to valuable networking opportunities

Office of Disability Employment Policy

Resource for policy updates, career fairs/events, and general information.

Workforce Recruitment Program

Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) – Recruiters come to campus to interview qualified students for a national database of prospective employees

ADA

Resource for understanding your rights and responsibilities under the law as a person with a disability

Disability.gov

Information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide including employment, housing, benefits, health, and more

AHEAD

Ahead envisions educational and societal environments that value disability and embody equality of opportunity

Regional Resources

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC)

Resources for citizens with disabilities in Massachusetts, including information on advocacy, intervention, disability determination services, job placement and training, and more.  The vision of MRC is to promote equality, empowerment, and productive independence of individuals with disabilities.

Internships

Disability Mentoring Day (DMD)

Opportunity for students with disabilities to job shadow in a career of their interest

Entry Point!/ACCESS

Competitive internship program for students with disabilities in science, engineering, and business

AAPD Internship Programs

Competitive internship program for college students with disabilities.  Applications are due in January for summer positions.  Positions available in Congressional and IT positions

Entrepreneurship

Abilities Fund

First nationwide non-profit community developer and financial institution focused exclusively on expanding entrepreneurial opportunities, including access to capital, for people with disabilities.

Careers Beyond Disability

Transitioning individuals into a self-employment career that takes into consideration their past, present ability, and future.  Provides business coaching to start your own business or help finding a franchise business in which to buy into and run.

National Association for the Self-Employed

Nation’s leading resource for the self-employed and micro-business providing a broad range of benefits and support to help the smallest businesses succeed.

Small Business Administration

Independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist, and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise, and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation