Numerous resources exist to support the career development and job search of Longhorns with disabilities, during both their time on campus and off. This collection of resources can serve as a starting point for your conversation with a career coach in your college’s career services office about career research and job and internship search strategies. Check back periodically as new resources are added regularly!
A number of support offices, programs, and student organizations exist on campus to support the academic, professional, and personal development of students with disabilities.
Campus Offices & Programs
Beyond the Forty Acres are a number of resources to assist you as you explore careers, develop your professional network, and seek out job and internship opportunities. These resources should be considered a starting point for your research rather than programmatic endorsement. Please vet opportunities and associations carefully before affiliating or applying.
AAPD Career Center
EOP Diversity & Inclusion Career Center
Hire Disability Solutions
Our Ability Connect
Think Beyond the Label
Viscardi Center Job Board
|AAPD Summer Internship Program||American Association for People with Disabilities||Internship/Co-op||Multiple|
|Bender Consulting Services||Bender Consulting Services||Full-time, Recruiting/Staffing Agency||Multiple|
|Entry Point!||American Association for the Advancement of Science||Internship/Co-op||STEM|
|Emerging Leaders Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities||National Business & Disability Council (Visconti Center)||Internship/Co-op||Multiple|
|Lime Connect Fellowship Program||Lime Connect||Internship/Co-op, Funding||Multiple|
|Lime Internship Connection||Lime Connect||Internship/Co-op||Multiple|
|Microsoft Autism Hiring Program||Microsoft||Professional Development||STEM/Technology|
|The Sea Glass Group||The Sea Glass Group||Full-time, Recruiting/Staffing Agency||Multiple|
|Smithsonian Internship Program for People with Disabilities||Smithsonian Institute||Internship/Co-op||Arts/Cultural Administration|
|Workforce Recruitment Program||U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy||Full-time, Internship/Co-op||Multiple|
|Youth in International Development & Foreign Affairs D.C. Internship Program||U.S. International Council on Disability||Internship/Co-op||International Development, International Affairs|
CareerOneStop: Workers with Disabilities
GettingHired Career Insights Blog
National Clearninghouse on Mobility & Exchange
Searchable Online Accommodation Resource
Social Security Administration Resources & Programs
Think Beyond the Label: Job-Seekers
Office of Disability Employment Policy (U.S. Department of Labor)
Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA.gov)
Job Applicants and the Americans with Disabilities Act (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)
American Association for People with Disabilities
Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN)
National Business & Disability Council
National Collaborative on Workplace & Disability for Youth
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