ADA.gov, from the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, provides information and technical assistance regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act including detailed information regarding the law, regulations, accessible design standards, and enforcement activities, as well as technical assistance materials.
Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities
(COSD) is a unique and dynamic national professional association comprised of more than 600 colleges and universities and over 500 major national employers. COSD's mission is to improve the employment rate of college students and recent graduates with disabilities on a national basis.
Emerging Leaders is a highly competitive program that places college students with disabilities in fulfilling summer internships and provides them with leadership development opportunities.
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The EEOC is responsible for enforcing federal anti-discrimination laws. Their website provides information for employees and job applicants regarding prohibited practices, and information about filing discrimination charges.
Careers and Community for People with Disabilities. The GettingHired Mission is "To create sustainable employment growth and opportunity for people with disabilities."
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
JAN is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. JAN represents the most comprehensive job accommodation resource available, from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurs.
The National Business & Disability Council
The NBDC is the leading resource for employers seeking to integrate people with disabilities into the workplace and companies seeking to reach them in the consumer marketplace.
Free Services to Job Seekers include: National Resume Database, Job & Internship listings, NBDC Yellow Pages, & Career Events
The Washington Center Leadership Initiative for Students with Disabilities
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars offers several scholarships for students with disabilities and works closely with students to provide reasonable accommodations during their internship experience.
The Workforce Recruitment Program
The WRP is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private 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.
WorkSupport.com from Virginia Commonwealth University
WorkSupport.com is a resource from Virginia Commonwealth University regarding employment and job retention of individuals with disabilities. This resource page includes current research and up-to-date resources on topics including accommodations, employment research, and self-employment.
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