Students & Alumni with Disabilities

As a student or alumni with a disability, we know you may have specific questions as it relates to your job search such as when to disclose a disability, how to identify inclusive employers, and/or how to request accommodations in a job interview or in the workplace. Our team of career advisors is happy to discuss these topics with you and ensure you have the tools needed to proceed with confidence. Check out the below tools and resources to help you get started.

Career Advising

Have specific questions you would like to explore with a career advisor? Students can schedule an appointment with their Career Advisor using PCO. Alumni, please utilize the alumni quick question hours for additional support.

Useful Resources

Job Accommodation Network
This site is a great tool for you and employers to explore to understand possible accommodation options that meet your needs.

Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment
This guide gives an overview of your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Disability Disclosure
This resource gives tips on when to disclose a disability and things to consider.

American Association of People with Disabilities
Great resources including internships, fellowships and the Disability Equality Index to help you identify the best organizations that employ and support people with disabilities.


AbilityLinks connects applicants with disabilities to a network of employers that value disability inclusion. So far, they have helped over 700 applicants find proper employment. Their website is also home to over 4000 active job postings across the country and a multitude of resources including useful articles, insightful blogs, program information, and more. They are a thriving web-based community increasing the employment of qualified job seekers with disabilities.

Additional Resources

Disclosing a Diagnosis

Asking for Accommodations and Workplace Accommodations

Attending a Career Fair

Job Seeking

Interviewing for a Job/Internship

Resources for Employers and those Working with People with a Disability

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