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.

Students with Disabilities: Your guide to landing a job

This phenomenal article from BestColleges.com covers, in great detail, the job search process and relevant resources for students with disabilities.  It addresses common challenges, readiness exercises, and interview preparation associated with the job/internship search.  It also provides helpful additional resources …

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Writing Samples

Guide to Submitting a Writing Sample

Source: https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/interviewing/guide-to-submitting-a-writing-sample  November 23, 2020

Writing samples are used by employers to evaluate your writing skills, tone and style. If you are applying for positions that require strong writing skills, you might be asked …

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Career Strategy Worksheets

OCS has many online resources, but if you’d like to put pen  🖊 to paper 📄 , we also have printable worksheets that cover the major elements of the job/internship search process. Use these worksheets in preparation for an advising appointment, or simply …

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CareerShift

CareerShift, licensed by the OCS, is a job aggregator and a powerful tool for searching internship and full-time positions posted across thousands of employer websites and other public sites. It also allows the job seeker to find millions of contacts …

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The UpLIFT Guide to Medical School Admissions

The UpLIFT Project is a nonprofit organization started by students for students. They provide students of all backgrounds with mentorship and free access to validated, up-to-date information about successfully applying to medical school, particularly from a disadvantaged background.  Download the …

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Career Resources

Fellowship Search Engines – Common Good & Creative Careers

Common Good & Creative Careers (CGCC) Fellowship Search Engine List –The following list includes a sample of search engines for …

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

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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