Virtual Quick Question appointments end Friday, April 26th. Advising Appointments are available throughout the summer and year-round.

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.

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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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 uConnect
uConnect
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Job Search Advice for Students and Grads with Disabilities

This Q&A format article addresses best practices associated with a successful job search for students and recent graduates with disabilities. It touches on how to navigate the interview process as well as what to look for in a supportive employer.

By Brian Frenette
Brian Frenette Employer Partnerships Manager
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Job Search Resources

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

Explore Job Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Search continually updated U.S. market trends to learn about job types (job functions), growth trends, and desired skills. The results will include general information about each job (functional area), employment trends from the past two years and projections for the next 10 years, employers that have that role, desired education level, skills for the position, and more!

TWO WAYS TO SEARCH:

  1. Find Career Data by Selecting Keywords: Enter keywords of various job titles and choose a state or search nationwide to learn more about that job.
  2. Filter by Industry and Occupation: Search by industry and choose among popular occupations/job titles within that industry.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

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Address

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Friday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm

The office is closed weekends, holidays, and recess days.