We've pulled together information and resources for you on academics, getting involved on campus, disability identity, paying for college, getting help and a lot more in our Clearinghouse Resources for Current College Students.
For New Students (and those needing a refresher) we have a Two-Minute Training to help you prepare for the new year.
Set up a DREAM Chapter on your campus, or have your existing student organization become a DREAM affiliate – benefits include monthly digital “Care Packages” of resources for student leaders.
Goldman Sachs announces its Neurodiversity Hiring Initiative internships in New York and Jersey City this Fall.
Informational Workshop: Wednesday, September 4 or Thursday, September 5
Assessment: Monday, September 16 – Friday, October 4
Internship: Monday, October 21 – Friday, December 13
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We are pleased to publish two more Research Briefs related to college students with disabilities and their employment.
In Career Development Needs and Models of Support Kate Pillette of Northeastern University reviews the literature related to the career development needs of college students with disabilities. Her brief highlights exemplary career support models and offers recommendations for best practices in maximizing positive employment outcomes for persons with disabilities.
Jay Feldman of RTI International’s Center for the Evaluation and Study of Educational Equity examines research-based, and promising practices in providing support and training for college students with mental health disabilities in Career Development for College Students with Mental Health Disabilities.
Both are available at the NCCSD Research Brief page: http://www.nccsdonline.org/research-briefs.html
Join free live webinars, and view recorded ones about National Trends in Disability Employment (nTIDE), a project of the University of New Hampshire's Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD) in partnership with Kessler Foundation
The National Center for College Students with Disabilities (NCCSD) at the Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD) is pleased to announce the publication of a new research brief.
This Brief shares the career development and employment landscape for disabled students along with recommendations and strategies for college professionals to improve services. Please share with your networks.
Students with Disabilities and Post-College Employment: How Much Do We Know?
By Elizabeth Kutscher, Lauren Naples, and Maxine Freund
Available at http://www.nccsdonline.org/research-briefs.html in Word and PDF formats
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Here's the first Job Accommodation Network ENews Newsletter for 2019. Helpful information for employers and employees. You can subscribe to the newsletter at: https://askjan.org/newsletters/2019/ENews-V17-I1-cfm.cfm
From DisabilityScoop: Dept of Education to propose changes to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
The Trump Administration is eyeing changes to the Obama-era WIOA which will impact disabled workers.
National Industries for the BlindVirtual Event Open to Legally Blind Jobseekers along with Veterans & their Spouses interested in full-time positions in Contract Management Support (CMS). Learn about these career opportunities with upward mobility.
Event Date: January 17th, 11 am-2 pm Eastern
Register at CareerEco.com/Register/NIB
Registration Instructions for Screen Readers
List of Participating Agencies/Employers: CareerEco.com/Details/NIB
For more information: 770-980-0088 or NIB@CareerEco.com
Free Event. Attend the Fair from Anywhere.
What Other Jobseekers Have Said About Prior Virtual Career Fairs:
Event Hosted by National Industries for the Blind
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Each term we'll offer briefs, publications, ideas and training related to a specific topic of interest to your campus.