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)

View Sample Employer Programs, Organizations & Resources for DEI, Neurodiversity, and Accessibility

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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Project Onramp Application Process – Summer 2025 Internship Program for Pell Grant Students – Life Sciences, Computer Science, Business, Communications & HR

Project Onramp offers paid summer internships in the life sciences for undergraduate students who are under-resourced and often from under-represented groups or first-generation.

Students must be Pell eligible and U.S. Citizens to apply, and the Career Center will verify Pell …

By Sue Atkins
Sue Atkins Associate Director, Employer Relations
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Consulting Deadlines for 2025 Jobs/Internships

Are you interested in Consulting?  Some of the largest management consulting firms – including McKinsey and Bain – have upcoming deadlines for internships and full-time positions with 2025 start dates.  Yes, this is a full year in advance!  Rising juniors …

By Karen Dankers
Karen Dankers Associate Director, Director of Tufts Finance Initiative
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Internship Spotlight: ASLDefined

Sam Youkeles, a rising Senior in Computer Science, just shared the following about his internship:

How did you find this internship?

A few years ago, I asked the site’s web developer (who is a family friend) if I could “shadow”

By Robin Kahan
Robin Kahan Associate Director, Engineering Career Services
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Internship Spotlight: Cnergi

Current student Maya Land shared the following about being an intern at Cnergi…

How did you find this internship?
I found this internship through a professor at my study abroad program (DIS Abroad Copenhagen).

What did you enjoy most about …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Case Interview: Complete Prep Guide

Welcome to our preparation tips for case interviews!  Whether you are just curious about case interviews or are planning to apply for consulting internships or full-time jobs, these tips and resources will help you feel more prepared and confident.

What …

By Karen Dankers
Karen Dankers Associate Director, Director of Tufts Finance Initiative
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Internship Spotlight: Social Skills, Imagination, and Theatre Lab at George Mason University

Current student Caroline Stephens shared the following about being an intern at Social Skills, Imagination, and Theatre Lab at George Mason University…

How did you find this internship?
I found this lab by searching for a list of the best …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Internship Spotlight: McKinsey & Company

Tufts senior David Tan shared the following information about his internship with McKinsey & Company…

What was your role as an intern?

My role at McKinsey was a Business Analyst Intern.

How did you find this internship?

I found the …

By Karen Dankers
Karen Dankers Associate Director, Director of Tufts Finance Initiative
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