Identity plays a role within the workplace and affects how you approach your job or career search.
At Career and Employment Services (CES), our advisors take a personalized approach to working with each student. We can help you navigate how to incorporate all aspects of your identity, as you explore career paths that complement your unique set of interests, skills, strengths, values, and experiences.
Peruse the resources below, and if you'd like to chat about any career topic that happens to be on your mind, we invite you to schedule an appointment! We can also help you connect to alumni who share the same identity. Just let us know. CES is here for you!
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
JAN offers free, confidential consultation services over the phone or online for people with disabilities and their family members. JAN consultants provide one-to-one guidance on workplace accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation, and self-employment or entrepreneurship options.
The DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Center is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. DO-IT is based at the University of Washington, and connects students globally to an array of programs, scholarships, and mentorship opportunities.
The Viscardi Center offers pre-employment services (career counseling, etc.), “real-world” educational resources, and empowerment for entrepreneurs with disabilities; and directs the Emerging Leaders Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities, placing exceptional students into selective internships around the country.
This website provides a variety of resources, including professional development, job resources and guides, and list of organizations that are neurodiverse. Resources are inclusive of typical diagnostic labels such as: ASD, ADHD, anxiety disorders, intellectual disabilities, schizophrenia, mood disorders, and dyslexia.
Disability:IN | Disability Equality Index
This network of over 220 corporations expands opportunities for people with disabilities across enterprises. The Disability Equality Index Best Places to Work list highlights organizations that create effective working environments for professionals with disabilities.
ResumeBuilder.com | Resume and Employment Guide for People with Disabilities
This comprehensive guide is helpful for navigating how to explain gaps in employment history, reviewing job boards and other reputable resources, and understanding your protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).