Students with Disabilities

Yale’s Office of Career Strategy is positioned to support students with disabilities as they pursue career opportunities that align with their professional goals. With specialized programming, resources, and advice, OCS advisors can guide students through the process of securing positions.

Yale’s Student Accessibility Services is the key Yale campus resource for students with disabilities.

Some employers may offer diversity recruitment programs aimed to address gaps in the workforce, and students are encouraged to research those programs to learn more.

What I’ve Learned First-Hand About Getting Ahead at Work With a Speech Impediment

“Did you forget your name?” someone asked me at a networking event for marketing professionals a few years ago after it took me almost a minute to say it.

“No, I stutter,” I politely replied.

“Oh my gosh. I’m so …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Vanderbilt University’s Picture Your Career Workbook

Vanderbilt University has written and publicly shared a 132-page workbook, Picture Your Career, for using visual thinking with careers!

Students and alumni are encouraged to download it — anyone who might find the information helpful.  It is a great way to …

By Yale Office of Career Strategy
Yale Office of Career Strategy
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Employing People with Disabilities Shouldn’t Be a Challenge

This article originally appeared at www.collegerecruiter.com/blog/2019/09/19/employing-people-with-disabilities-shouldnt-be-a-challenge/

Employing People with Disabilities Shouldn’t Be a Challenge

While there has been an increased effort over recent years to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce, the focus has been primarily on gender and …

By Brian Frenette
Brian Frenette Senior Associate Director
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The Idealist Guide to Working (and Living) with Chronic Illness and Disability (Idealist)

Written by Nisha Kumar Kulkarni and originally published here.

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 …

By Brian Frenette
Brian Frenette Senior Associate Director
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5 Lessons I Needed to Learn About Job Searching as a Disabled Person

Once upon a time, I was a newly crowned master of journalism who used to roll out of bed mid-afternoon, brush my hair, and eat something before I settled in for my “day.” By “day” I mean I’d check in …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Career Resources

When researching a graduate program, consider a program’s policies and initiatives toward Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Most graduate programs have …

Community Resources

Because of the undeserved stigma attached to disabled workers, individuals with disabilities often face incredible odds when searching for employment. …

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