Professionals speaking on panel at Miami University

Career Resources for Students with Disabilities

The Student Disability Services Office and the Center for Career Exploration & Success are committed to providing equal access to career-related activities on campus. If you need support services or a reasonable accommodation to participate in career-related activities, please contact Student Disability Services at 513-529-1541 (Voice/TTY).

Ability Jobs
Job listings for companies who want to hire individuals with disabilities. Users can also post their resume and setup a job-alert email.
http://www.abilityjobs.com
ADA Home Page
U.S. Department of Justice information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
http://www.ada.gov/
American Council for the Blind
A job board sponsored by the council, whose mission is to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people. The site also contains a comprehensive directory of resources for blind and visually impaired individuals.
http://acb.org/jobs
Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
A job board sponsored by the association, whose vision is to be recognized as the leading authority in providing the necessary services and tools to help educators and rehabilitation personnel in serving the blind and visually impaired. http://jobexchange.aerbvi.org/
Bender Consulting Services
A job board sponsored by Bender Consulting Services, a leading recruiting agency that specializes in placing people with disabilities in positions in private corporations and government agencies.
http://www.benderconsult.com/careers/job-openings
Braille Opportunities
A job board for braille-qualified positions sponsored by Indeed.
http://www.indeed.com/q-Braille-jobs.html
Career Opportunities for Students With Disabilities
A unique consortium composed of large and small universities, well-known national employers and U.S. Government agencies focused on the career employment of college graduates with disabilities.
http://cosdonline.org/
CareerConnect
Career resource center sponsored by the American Foundation for the Blind, an organization that works to removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.
http://www.afb.org/section.aspx?FolderID=2&SectionID=7
Disability Jobs
A leading job board sponsored by Disabilityjobs.net.
http://disabilityjobs.net/
Disability.gov
A federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. The site links to more than 14,000 resources from federal, state and local government agencies; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations.
https://www.disability.gov/employment
Dos and Don'ts of Disability Disclosure
An overview of the dos and don’ts of disclosing a disability during the recruitment process prepared by the Job Accommodation Network (Audio Version). Additional disclosure information is available under the "Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews" button.
http://askjan.org/media/eaps/disclosureEAP.doc
Entry Point
A program to recruit students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities studying in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business for outstanding internship and co-op opportunities. The program is sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
http://ehrweb01.aaas.org/entrypoint/
GettingHired
A job board sponsored by GettingHired.com that strives to empower an underserved workforce of professional job seekers with disabilities and create sustainable employment growth.
http://www.gettinghired.com/
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the employability of people with disabilities.
http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu/
Job Applicants and the ADA
An overview of the rights of job applicants with disabilities prepared by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
http://www.eeoc.gov/facts/jobapplicant.html
Job Search Videos for Students with Disabilities
A series of videos that address various topics that will help students with disabilities navigate the job search process. They star young professionals who either have disabilities themselves or work with college students with disabilities. The videos are intended to provide students with real-life information and shared personal experience and are sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.
http://www.dol.gov/odep/wrp/Videos.htm
Job Search Workshop for Students with Disabilities
A video of a Miami University sponsored workshop highlighting job search strategies for students with disabilities.
http://youtu.be/u-EGIXtIPZ8
Lime Connect
A directory of links to internship, fellowship and scholarship opportunities sponsored by Lime Connect, whose mission is to attract, prepare and connect highly accomplished individuals with disabilities for careers with the world’s leading corporations.
http://www.limeconnect.com/opportunities/page/candidates-in-the-united-states
National Council on Independent Living
A directory of links to local independent living centers, including Web site and contact information. The site also contains a directory of links to personal assistance service resources. The council is the longest-running national cross-disability, grassroots organization run by and for people with disabilities. It represents thousands of organizations and individuals including: individuals with disabilities, Centers for Independent Living Statewide Independent Living Councils and other organizations that advocate for the human and civil rights of people with disabilities throughout the U.S.
http://www.ilru.org/projects/cil-net/cil-center-and-association-directory-results/OH
National Federation of the Blind
A job-seeker resource center sponsored by the NFB.
https://nfb.org/working
National Industries for the Blind
A job board sponsored by the National Industries for the Blind, whose mission is to enhance opportunities for economic and personal independence of persons who are blind, primarily through creating, sustaining and improving employment. The job board includes opportunities at the organization’s headquarters.
http://www.afb.org/CareerConnect/users/jobs.asp
National Industries for the Blind-Affiliated Agencies
A searchable map of links to agencies affiliated with the National Industries for the Blind, many with career sites of their own.
http://www.nib.org/associated-agencies/find-agency
National Technical Institute for the Deaf-Communications and Accommodations
A resource for hearing impaired students entering the labor market. Guidance on one-to-one communication strategies; communicating in a group; disclosing a disability; and services and equipment are included. Related guidance on interviewing is also available. Please see the left hand side of the page for specific links relating to the communication, accommodation and interview process. The site also contains a job board. The institute is a unit of the Rochester Institute of Technology.
http://www.ntid.rit.edu/nce/students/comm-strategies
OhioMeansAccessibility
A site sponsored by the State of Ohio that provides education, training, and employment resources for people with disabilities.
http://ohiomeansaccessibility.com/
The Riley Guide
A compilation of links to employment related resources.
http://www.rileyguide.com/abled.html
U.S. Jobs-National Labor Exchange
A job board, searchable by company name, sponsored by U.S.jobs-National Labor Exchange, a consortium of global companies that was originally formed by 14 Fortune 500 firms. The site includes specialized job boards for people with disabilities, diverse job candidates and Veterans under the “Areas of Interest” box on the home page.
http://us.jobs/company_research.asp?letter=F