Students with Disabilities

Resources for Students with Disabilities

The Career Center is here to support you as you explore your interests, gain experience, and work toward your goals. Check out the following resources for career exploration, internship/job search, and more.

Tufts Student Accessibility and Academic Resources (StAAR Center)

Job and Internship Search Resources

  • BroadFutures – Paid internships for students with learning disabilities
  • Entry Point! – American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) program that offers paid summer internship opportunities in STEM fields
  • Lime Connect – Scholarship, internship, and fellowship opportunities for students and alumni
  • Getting Hired – Job search website dedicated to bridging the gap between job seekers with disabilities and employers looking to hire
  • AbilityLinks – Job listings, resume posting and mentoring opportunities
  • disABLEDperson.com – Job listings for persons with disabilities
  • EOP’s Diversity and Inclusion Career Center: A premier diversity online job board. We connect employers dedicated to hiring a diversified workforce with qualified job seekers in all career backgrounds
  • Hire Heroes USA: Provides career placement assistance to returning veterans and specializes for those with any level of disability
  • JobAccess: A place where people with disabilities can seek employment, confident that they will be evaluated solely on their skills and experience
  • USA Jobs: Lists positions available within the US government; individuals with disabilities can use it in conjunction with the Selective Placement Program Coordinator (SPPC) directory
  • Work Without Limits: A virtual gateway for job seekers with disabilities and employers looking to hire. Thousands of candidates and job postings are updated on a daily basis
  • Summer Internship Programs – AAPD: AAPD’s internship opportunities are geared toward developing innovative leaders that will further the causes of the disability community
  • Workforce Recruitment Program: Connects federal and private-sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities
  • Bender Consulting Services, Inc.: Includes a job board for persons with disabilities
  • Scholarships | DO-IT: Scholarship opportunities for students with disabilities
  • Federal Jobs For Disabled Veterans | Jobs For Disabled People
  • HireDS – Hire Disability Solutions

Employment Agencies/Placement Services

Advocacy and Professional Organizations

Additional Publications and Career Information

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Internship Spotlight: Foreign Brief

Current student Justin Schuster shared the following about being an Intern at Foreign Brief …

What did you do as an intern at this organization?
At Foreign Brief, I had an internship as a graphic designer for the company’s video …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Education, Nonprofit & Social Impact Resume Guide

Every industry and sector has it’s own nuances, lingo, and values. How can you best position yourself for opportunities in education, nonprofit, and social impact settings?

This resume guide will break down what employers in education, nonprofits, and advocacy settings …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Boston Area JD Law School Forum- November 11, 2022

Boston Area JD Law School Forum- Hosted by the Law School Admission Council

Friday, November 11, 2022
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
606 Congress Street,
Boston, MA 02210

FREE ADMISSION

LSAC Law School Forums are held …

By Dovie King
Dovie King Pre-Law Advisor
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Resource Spotlight : Using Zintellect to find STEM internships and fellowships w/ U.S. Government Agencies

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) connects talented and diverse college students, recent graduates, postdocs, and faculty to STEM and STEM-support internship and fellowship programs administered for the U.S. Department of Energy and more than 25 other …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director
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3 Questions with Aalok Kanani, ’11, Chief Digital & Communications Officer, The Asia Society

Welcome to “3 Questions with …”, a recurring feature on the Career Center blog. We’re asking alumni of all graduation years and career interests to share a bit of their experiences and advice. 

Aalok Kanani, ’11, Chief Digital & Communications …

By Kelly Roberts
Kelly Roberts Assistant Director
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Diversity & Inclusion Programs for Students Interested in Health & Life Sciences

There are many specialized health and life sciences research programs available to underrepresented students who are pursuing majors related to health and life sciences.  These are just a few of the programs that offer training and mentorship opportunities designed for …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director
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Internship Spotlight: Tellescope

Current Tufts student Cecelia Crumlish shared the following about being an Intern at Tellescope  

What did you do as an intern at this organization?
At Tellescope I worked as a Software Engineering Intern, I primarily worked as a front end …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Featured Resources

Education, Nonprofit & Social Impact Resume Guide

Every industry and sector has it’s own nuances, lingo, and values. How can you best position yourself for opportunities in …

From Here, to There: A Podcast with the Career Fellows

How did they get from here, to there? Career Fellows talk to Tufts alumni about their career journeys, how they …

Virtual Work Experiences

Virtual work experiences are a great way to set yourself apart, build your skills and your resume, and explore what …

Opportunities in Public Affairs

Job and internship opportunities in the Washington, DC area focused on government, public relations, advocacy, and media. Log in with …