Familiarize yourself with the career resources for students that are offered on campus at Stevens, and explore information from outside resources regarding finding employment or internships and resources for disclosing a disability to an employer to receive workplace accommodations .
Stevens Institute of Technology Resources
The Stevens Career Center supports students in obtaining career outcomes appropriate to their personal goals through career exploration programs, experiential education opportunities, and individualized guidance from Career Center Professional staff members. The Career Center also provides career planning workshops, corporate site visits, and a variety of on-campus recruiting opportunities throughout the year. To learn more about the services the Stevens Career Center provides, visit their website or contact them via email at [email protected].
Employment & Internship Resources
Lime Connect offers scholarships, fellowship, employment and networking programs designed to connect undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and alumni with disabilities to top companies in the US and Canada. Full-time, internship, and co-op opportunities are updated regularly on the Lime website.
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is dedicated to developing emerging leaders with disabilities by promoting and supporting internships and mentorship opportunities designed for job seekers with disabilities.
Ability Links is a nationwide, web-based community where qualified job seekers with disabilities and inclusive employers meet and gain access to valuable networking opportunities.
Bender Consulting Services’ mission is to recruit and hire people with disabilities for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. They cater to those with expertise in the field of information technology.
GettingHired, Inc. is a resource for community and job listings to thousands of jobs nationwide. This site features search filters for easy job-hunting as well as related articles, forums and blogs.
Insight into Diversity is a publication, e-newsletter, and website that has been connecting professionals with institutions and businesses for 35 years. Primarily a conduit for companies to reach employees through advertising and editorial content, they serve progressive employers looking to find dynamic talent in every field, including higher education, healthcare, government and business.
DisABLEDperson Inc. offers a job portal specifically for college students and graduates with disabilities.
American Council of the Blind (ACB) Job Connection provides a list of nationwide job announcements.
The National Industries for the Blind offers the AbilityOne Program, a program that assists blind and disabled individuals gain and maintain employment.
Coordinated by the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the U.S. Department of Defense, the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers with highly motivated postsecondary students with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs. If you’re interested in registering through this program, please contact [email protected].
USA Jobs provides information, job listings and application instructions for individuals with disabilities who are seeking competitive employment in the Federal government.
Accommodation, Disclosure and Legal Resources
The ADA: Your Employment Rights as an Individual with a Disability is published by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). This fact sheet outlines individual's rights under the American's with Disabilities Act.
The Guide to Disability Law is a general primer on the various federal laws that impact the lives of people with disabilities. The guide also provides resources and contact information for the federal agencies responsible for enforcing the legislation.
Customized Employment Q & A: Disclosure, published by The Training and Technical Assistance for Providers (T-TAP), provides a fact sheet for individuals and care providers on how to navigate the disability disclosure process in the workplace.