Students with Disabilities

Resources

  • Harvard University’s Accessible Education Office - information about the services offered, the students worked with, and other offices at Harvard with whom they are in regular contact about supporting a student’s education.
  • Careers in the Arts for People with Disabilities - “The Arts Endowment seeks to address barriers and advance training and career opportunities in the arts for individuals with disabilities.”
  • AHEAD: Association on Higher Education and Disability - This association is “committed to full participation of persons with disabilities in postsecondary education.”
  • Federal Government’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Disability Employment - This website contains important information for federal agencies to use in recruiting, hiring, and retaining individuals with disabilities and targeted disabilities.
  • Lime Connect - This organization defines itself as “leading the way as the premier resource for top talent in the disability space by attracting, preparing and connecting highly accomplished individuals with disabilities for careers with the world’s leading corporations.”
  • The Sierra Group Recruit Disability.org - The organization provides information, guidance, and resources on every aspect of the job search process: salary research, resume suggestions, search job postings, and articles on the latest news.
  • Getting Hired - This organization seeks to “bridge the gap between job seekers with disabilities and employers looking to hire.” A student gets started by creating a “job account” and is then able to search job postings and their resources.
  • Job Accommodation Network - Ask questions about ADA, accommodations, and more specific resources.
  • AAAS Entry Point - This American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) program "identifies and recruits students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities studying in science, engineering, math, computer science, and some fields of business for internship and co-op opportunities."
  • National Business & Disability Council at The Viscardi Center - They are "an employer organization and comprehensive resource for disability best practices."
  • Emerging Leaders Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities - A highly competitive program that places top undergraduate and graduate college students with disabilities in fulfilling internships nationwide that also provide them with meaningful leadership development and networking opportunities.