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Summer and Post Graduate Employment Resources

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Employment Resources

Inclusive Hiring for People with Disabilities at Microsoft offers information, job resources, skill-building opportunities, and an application link for disability hiring at Microsoft.

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) offices can be found in most states and are an excellent resource.  Check your state Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) office for local opportunities and resources.

The Job Accommodation Network offers information on job accommodations for employees and employers.

Recruit Disability helps recent graduates and others with disabilities find a job tailored to their interests and connects them with supportive employers.

U.S. Office for Personnel Management OPM is another branch of the government that actively recruits and hires individuals with disabilities across all agencies. The department provides competitive roles that offer good salaries, impressive benefits, and career advancement.

Disabled Person offers a searchable job board that can be tailored to titles, descriptions, and locations, in addition to offering a myriad of services and resources.

Incight is a non-profit that supports and empowers key life aspects of education, employment, and independence.

EOP's Diversity and Inclusion Career Center is a premier diversity online job board. The Diversity and Inclusion Career Center connects employers dedicated to hiring a diversified workforce with qualified job seekers in all career backgrounds.

GettingHired is a national employment portal connecting job seekers with disabilities with employers.

AbilityLinks is a career website that offers employment opportunities for self-identified applicants with disabilities. is a free web-based job board enabling federal job seekers access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations. is available to everyone. Use the advanced search options to search for employment and/or internship opportunities.

National Industries for the Blind (NIB) has a unique Business Leaders Program that prepares individuals who are blind for careers in business, by providing educational and employment opportunities through professional development. The Business Leaders Program offers five professional development tracks.

CareersWithVision is a career website that offers a wide variety of job opportunities with NIB associated nonprofit agencies for people who are blind.   

DisABLED Person is a premier job and career website for people with disABILITIES.

The Office of Disability Employment Policy is a federal agency that promotes policies and works with employers and government agencies to increase workplace success for people with disabilities. They offer employment policies and data.

Microsoft offers employment opportunities for people who are on the Autism spectrum. They also conduct ability hiring events, inclusive Interviews, disability education and etiquette team trainings, and centralized accommodations.

The Campaign for Disability Employment is a collaborative effort among several disability and business organizations that seek to promote positive employment outcomes for people with disabilities.

Art of Disclosing Your Disability is a guide for applicants regarding talking about disability-related job issues in employment interviews.

AbilityJOBS is a career website that offers employment opportunities for people with disabilities.


Internship Opportunities

National Business & Disability Council The Emerging Leader Internship is available within many different career fields throughout the country to students who self-identify as having a disability.

American Association for the Advancement of Science Entry Point! is a national effort to discover and develop talent among undergraduate and graduate students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities who demonstrated a talent and interest in pursuing a career in STEM, computer science, or business. Students are screened and referred to program partners, who seek specific skills and majors, for consideration of being placed in a summer internship or co-op.

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) this nonprofit also provides 10-week summer internships at their headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in addition to offering a bevy of services to students with disabilities.

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars helps to increase employment for students with disabilities through academic internship programs. helps students with and without disabilities find suitable internships at sites throughout the world.

 InternshipFinder offers free assistance to college students seeking internships in many different industries. Specific internships for students with disabilities can be found via the website’s search function.

WayUp this internship database maintains close partnerships with some of the leading companies in the world and works to connect students to meaningful internship projects, while also providing free career advice.