Resources for Students with Disabilities
Mobility International USA - to empower people with disabilities to achieve their human rights through international exchange and international development.
FedLink - a Community of Practice designed to support the employment of individuals with disabilities within the federal government.
We Connect Now - dedicated to uniting college students with disabilities in access to higher education and employment issues.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Making the Difference Call to Serve, a joint initiative between the Partnership for Public Service and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), is dedicated to helping you learn more about careers in the federal government.
Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities - works with higher education institutions and assists them in developing collaborative relationships between the Disability Services and Career Services offices on campuses. The result is students with disabilities are better prepared and more competitive in the career search. COSD closely works with employers to identify innovative methods of recruiting and hiring college graduates with disabilities, including creation of internship opportunities or encouraging participation of employers in specialized internship and recruiting programs that focus on college students with disabilities.
Gettinghired.com - portal has incorporated several unique free services designed to help people prepare for the work place and build their careers. Our social networking medium offers individuals a platform to connect with each other and career mentors. Job seekers will find opportunities posted by employers who expressly use our portal through paid annual subscriptions to hire them. Our portal identifies and highlights individual skills, talents and backgrounds. No person will be asked to disclose a disability anywhere on the GettingHired portal. Our RightMatch technology matches individual qualifications to specific job requirements facilitating employment success.
Job Accommodation Network - provides free consulting services for individuals with physical or intellectual limitations that affect employment. Services include one-on-one consultation about job accommodation ideas, requesting and negotiating accommodations, and rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related laws. Although JAN does not help individuals find employment, JAN does provide information for job seekers.
NOTE:The Career Services website contains links to websites not under the control of Oregon State University Career Services and we are not responsible for their contents. We'd like to hear your comments about these sites; feel free to contact us.
On the recommendation of our counseling staff, Career Services lists job and career information sites that generally meet the following criteria: are of interest to OSU students, easily navigated, and require no fee or registration prior to viewing. New sites may be submitted for consideration and are typically reviewed on an annual basis. Please indicate the page on our site where you think your link would be appropriate.