Students with Disabilities

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Sebastian hanging out with a student during a Toppel event.

Many students are unaware of the variety of on-campus organizations, resources, and programs that exist to ensure positive academic experience and career-related outcomes. These compiled resources will provide you with information to successfully navigate campus and reach your career aspirations.

Professional Organizations and Associations

Outside of the University, many organizations and professional associations exist to provide support and advocate for individuals with disabilities. To become more aware of the associations and organizations available to you!

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Job and Internship Resources

Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)

The WRP is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD)

COSD’s mission is to assist you, a college student or a recent graduate with a disability, in gaining the tools and knowledge necessary to secure the career of your choice. While this takes diligent work and effort, COSD can assist you in becoming a competitive career candidate and successful employee.

Bender Consulting

As the economy is continuing its recovery, and employment numbers are increasing, an overwhelming 13 million Americans with disabilities remain unemployed. Since 1995, Bender Consulting Services has worked to solve these critical social and business issues by providing employers with reliable talent, and giving well-trained individuals with disabilities the chance to display their abilities and enhance their lives through solid careers.

Lime Connect

We're a global not for profit organization that's rebranding disability through achievement. We do that by attracting, preparing and connecting high potential university students & alumni who happen to have disabilities for scholarships, internships, The Lime Connect Fellowship Program and full-time careers with our corporate partners - the world's leading corporations.

Entry Point!

Entry Point! identifies and recruits students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities studying in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business for internship and co-op opportunities.

Emerging Leaders Summer Internship Program

The Emerging Leaders Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities gives college students with disabilities the opportunity to jumpstart their career path and gain a competitive edge. The ELSIP is 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.