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 Services

Job and Internship Search Resources

  • BroadFutures – Paid internships for students with learning disabilities
  • Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD) – Professional association offering career resources and a national conference for students and professionals
  • Entry Point! – American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) program that offers paid summer internship opportunities in STEM fields
  • Jobs Without Limits – A job board for job seekers with disabilities to connect with employers in Massachusetts
  • Emerging Leaders Summer Internship Program – Summer internship and leadership development opportunities for undergraduate/graduate students
  • 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
  • Ability Jobs – Division of ABILITY magazine that features job listings and virtual career fairs
  • AbilityLinks – Job listings, resume posting and mentoring opportunities
  • disABLEDperson.com – Job listings for persons with disabilities
  • Disability.jobs: The companies featured on Disability.jobs have a focus on the recruiting and hiring individuals with disabilities and creating an inclusive workforce
  • 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
  • Spectrum Careers: Resource connecting job seekers on the Autism Spectrum with inclusive employers. Job seekers can login to view over 15,000 job postings, and get instructions on how to show off their skills using a video resume
  • 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

Employment Agencies/Placement Services

Advocacy Organizations

Additional Publications

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SMFA Alumni in the Spotlight – Elizabeth Neel

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Diversity & Inclusion Programs for Students Interested in Health & Life Sciences

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