Disability Resources

SVSU recognizes the importance of diversity and is dedicated to maintain an environment which fosters respect and offers equal opportunity. In an effort to assist our students of disability, we have included web resources that will assist them in job exploration and education.

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Description

Ability Jobs

This site provides a place where people with disabilities can seek employment, confident that they will be evaluated solely on their skills and experience.

Government Disability Information

Connecting the disability community to information and opportunities. There are many resources available to help people with disabilities find employment. For information on job banks, planning your career, mentoring programs and job training programs, visit the Jobs & Career Planning section of Disability.gov.

Able & Willing

Thought provoking stories about real people with disabilities and businesses working together to create successful mentorships, internships and long term employment opportunities.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

The AAAS ENTRY POINT! internship program, initiated in 1996, was developed to encourage science, technology, engineering, and mathematics students with disabilities to apply their skills in a real-world professional setting.

U.S. Department of State

This recently established, 50+ member organization, serves to increase the recruitment, retention, and promotion of employees with disabilities at all grade levels throughout the State Department and to improve work life for current employees with disabilities.

National Collaborative on Workforce & Disability

The Guideposts for Success are what research tells us all youth, including youth with disabilities, need to succeed. Guideposts have also been developed which focus on the needs of youth, including those with disabilities, within specific vulnerable populations.

Abilities!

Abilities! is dedicated to creating a world in which people with disabilities will live simply as people. In this world, people with disabilities will have the same opportunities as all other people, be treated with dignity and respect, and have access to all the benefits of our society.

National Business & Disability Council

The leading resource for employers seeking to integrate people with disabilities into the workplace and companies seeking to reach them in the consumer marketplace

US Office of Personnel Management

Federal agencies fill jobs two ways, competitively and non-competitively. Persons with disabilities may apply for jobs filled either way. People who are selected for jobs must meet the qualification requirements for the jobs and be able to perform the essential duties of the jobs with or without reasonable accommodation.

Bender Consulting

Are you a person with a disability seeking a competitive career? If so, look here for information about the types of positions we receive and current hiring initiatives

Entry Point

ENTRY POINT! is a program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offering outstanding internship opportunities for students with disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business.

Disaboom Jobs

Ready to start your job search? You’ve come to the best place to check out jobs for people with disabilities.

Job Central

The latest insight and information from caregivers and those with disabilities and extensive federal government disability-related information and resources.

Diversity World

Enriching workplaces and reducing employment barriers.

GettingHired.com

GettingHired.com is the place where people with disabilities seeking employment, employers committed to hiring people with disabilities, service providers, college disability and career services departments, and disability advocacy groups connect.