As a Clark student, it’s likely that your identity may intersect with your career choices, extracurricular interests, and future goals. The Career Connections Center is here to help you explore the role your identity may play in your job search and connect you to helpful resources. You can make an appointment with a career adviser to ask questions, build a job or internship search strategy, and learn how to navigate the resources available to you.
- Clark’s Office of Student Accessibility Services (SAS) works with students to coordinate academic and residential accommodations and other services on campus.
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) offers guides on types of reasonable accommodations and discusses when and how to request them.
- Job Accommodation Network (JAN) provides a number of services, including one-on-one consultations about all aspects of job accommodations, the accommodation process, accommodation ideas, product vendors, referrals to other resources, and ADA compliance assistance.
- Disability Law Center (DLC) is a private, nonprofit organization responsible for providing protection and advocacy for the rights of Massachusetts residents with disabilities.
- Autistic Self Advocacy Network is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization run by and for autistic people. ASAN was created to serve as a national grassroots disability rights organization for the autistic community, advocating for systems change and ensuring that the voices of autistic people are heard in policy debates and the halls of power.
- Ability Jobs is the largest job site for people with disabilities where 100 percent of posted jobs are from employers specifically seeking to hire people with disabilities. The website also includes an Ability Job Fair.
- Entry Point! Program identifies and recruits students with apparent and nonapparent disabilities, who are majoring in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business, for paid internship and co-op opportunities with leading companies, agencies, and universities.
- Getting Hired is a job board and inclusive workforce blog for people with disabilities.
- Disability Job Exchange matches dedicated workers with employers looking to build a strong workforce. The website includes a calendar of disability job fairs.
- AANE Interview Prep Program provides interview preparation for neurodivergent individuals through a 10-session intensive job interview training program. The training includes networking, phone interviews, appropriate dress, nonverbal communication, and responding to questions. In addition, as part of the program, clients are paired with a LifeMAP coach.
- U.S. Office of Personnel Management Resources for Job Seekers with Disabilities provides an overview of the federal government’s job boards, interview accommodations, and other resources.
- Federal Workforce Recruitment Program connects federal and private-sector employers nationwide with college students and recent graduates with disabilities for summer or permanent jobs.
- USA Jobs lists job opportunities in the federal government. Specialized support is available on the Individuals with Disabilities page.