USF Sarasota-Manatee - Career Center


There are several employment options for students with disabilities. Career Services can assist students on choosing a career or major and preparing for employment.  Here are valuable resources to assist you in preparing for and securing employment! - Provides job listings for people with disabilities; you must register and post your resume before you can access the job listings.

Counsel for Disability Rights - Americans with Disabilities Act: Civil Rights for People with Disabilities.

AFBCAREER CONNECT - The American Foundation for the Blind - Resources for job seekers, explore careers, connect with mentors, and more.

Emerging Leaders - Summer internships and leadership development opportunities for students with disabilities.

Equal Opportunity Publications, Inc. lists companies that are actively recruiting college graduates and professionals with disabilities.

Lighthouse International - Resources, guides and networking opportunities for people who are visually impaired or physically disabled. - A networking medium that offers individuals a platform to connect with each other and career mentors. Job seekers will find opportunities posted by employers.

HIRE Disability Solutions - Search for jobs and create a job search agent, post your resume, etc.

Job Accommodation Network - JAN is an information and consulting service providing individualized accommodation solutions that can assist people with disabilities in the workplace, provides these tips and suggestions for finding employment.

National Business & Disability Council -  Search for jobs and internships, post resumes, listen to webcasts.

National Organization on Disability - N.O.D. is committed to increasing the employment rate of people with disabilities. To help job seekers with disabilities, N.O.D. offers resources and articles specifically addressing their needs.

The Riley Guide Employment Resources for the Disabled - resources specifically set up to meet the needs or address the interests of the disabled.

USAJOBS - Federal employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

Workforce Recruitment Program - The WRP is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal sector employers nationwide with highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.


AAPD Internship Program - Each year, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) hosts two Summer Internship Programs for College Students with Disabilities in Washington, DC.

EntryPoint! s a program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offering outstanding internship opportunities for students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business. - Search for jobs, post a resume, view employment news.

Articles and Books

Should You Disclose a Disability on Your Resume?

Job-Seeking Strategy for Differenty-abled Candidates: Address Employers' Fears Head-On

Guide to disclosing a disability to an employer

Job Seeking Skills for People with Disabilities; A Guide to Success - A handbook for college students that provides information about setting career goals and looking for work. (From California State University Northridge)

Careers & the Disabled  Magazine is a career-guidance and recruitment magazine for people with disabilities who are at undergraduate, graduate, or professional levels.