How to Request Disability Accommodations During a Job Search – Kat Boogaard

How to Request Disability Accommodations During a Job Search was originally published on The Muse by Kat Boogaard. Please click here to read the article in full.

In an article from The Muse, Kat Boogaard discusses the Americans with Disabilities …

By Courtney Giles
Courtney Giles Graduate Fellow, Career and Professional Development
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The Idealist Guide to Working (and Living) with Chronic Illness and Disability

There are myriad stories on the internet about different health experiences—be it chronic illness, disability, mental health struggles, or some combination of the three. But from the perspective of a person who wants to have an impactful career, there is …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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Real Talk: Here’s How You Should Actually Interview When You Have a Disability – Lauren Hamer

Real Talk: Here’s How You Should Actually Interview When You Have a Disability was originally published on The Muse by Lauren Hamer. Please click here to read the article in full.

In an article from The Muse, Lauren Hamer argues …

By Courtney Giles
Courtney Giles Graduate Fellow, Career and Professional Development
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5 Lessons I Needed to Learn About Job Searching as a Disabled Person – Esme Mazzeo

5 Lessons I Needed to Learn About Job Searching as a Disabled Person was originally published on The Muse by Esme Mazzeo. Please click here to read the article in full.

In an article from The Muse, Esme Mazzeo shares …

By Courtney Giles
Courtney Giles Graduate Fellow, Career and Professional Development
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How to Thrive at Work After a Major Medical Diagnosis

For someone facing a major medical diagnosis, navigating their professional life while also receiving treatment can be daunting. Fortunately, there are many resources out there to help people strike an important balance between professional success and overall well-being. Vault recently …

By Stephan Maldonado - Firsthand
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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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What is Ableism? | Confronting Ableism in the Workplace

Despite the significant number of people living with disability across the U.S.—and the world at large—widespread misconceptions about disability can cause ableist language and behavior to proliferate. 

But what is ableism, and how does it play out in the …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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*UPDATED* Career & Professional Development Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan Underway

The team within Career & Professional Development takes our work around diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) very seriously. DEI values inform and guide our work as a department, and we are committed to ensuring that our services and resources meet …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development
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Resources for Practicing Self-Care Right Now

We recently held the third and final part of our Idealist Live series, Self-Care for Everybody. In our final event, I had the opportunity to moderate an honest and informative conversation with Holistic Life Foundation’s Ali Smith and Jessica Kennedy …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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10 People on What It Was Like to Be the First (or Only) at Work

It isn’t easy to do something new. That’s especially true when no one—or no one you can see yourself in—has done it before. Being the first one, or the only one like you, is daunting. And it doesn’t matter on …

By The Muse
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3 Organizations Setting the Bar in Hiring Employees with Autism

 

People with autism are “an untapped reservoir of talent” according to An Employer’s Guide to Managing Professionals on the Autism Spectrum (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017). While the range and severity of autism symptoms can vary widely, people with the disorder …

By Beth Wade
Beth Wade Assistant Director, Career & Professional Development
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