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Disability Resources

Information regarding specific job & internship positions for individuals with disabilities

ABILITY
The goal of ABILITY Jobs and JobAccess is to enable people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment.

ACCESS: Achieving Competence in Computing, Engineering & Space Science
Summer Internship Program for students with disabilities sponsored by the American Association of Science (AAAS) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Access Computing
Connects students with disabilities interested in computing careers with internship opportunities and mentors

Affirmative Action Register
AAR is a leading national equal opportunity employment magazine and website that connects employers to professionals who are seeking jobs, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual preference or disability.

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

Careers and the DisABLED Magazine
The nation's first and only career-guidance and recruitment magazine for people with disabilities who are at undergraduate, graduate, or professional levels.

Didlake, Inc.
Didlake, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that provides jobs and other services for people with disabilities.

DisabilityInfo.gov
Provides quick and easy access to comprehensive information about disability programs, services, laws and benefits.

DisABLED Person
We are a public charity organization since 2002 whose primary focus is disability employment.

FederalJobs.net

GettingHired.com
GettingHired is a national employment and social networking portal that uniquely connects job seekers with disabilities with employers committed to hiring them.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
JAN's mission is to facilitate the employment and retention of workers with disabilities by providing employers, employment providers, people with disabilities, their family members and other interested parties with information on job accommodations, self-employment and small business opportunities and related subjects.

Mobility International
Provides advocacy, international exchange programs, training, technical assistance, and publications for people with disabilities around the world.

National Federation of the Blind
Resources for job seekers with vision impairments.

NISH National
NISH is a national nonprofit agency whose mission is to create employment opportunities for people with severe disabilities.

Rehabilitation Research & Training Center on Supported Employment

The Washington Center for Internships & Academic Seminars (Programs for College Students with Disabilities)

U.S. Business Leadership Network
The national business organization currently representing BLN chapters in 32 states and more than 5000 employers using a "business to business" strategy to promote the business imperative of including people with disabilities in the workforce.

Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services

VSA Arts
Creating a society where people with disabilities can learn through, participate in, and enjoy the arts.

Wright Choice Intern Program
WrightChoice promotes the talents of the new generation workforce targeting minority students as well as students with disABILITIES.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management

 

Companies that value a diverse workforce

AT&T

City of Alexandria

American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators

American Diabetes Association

Amgen

Axiom Resource Management

Bank of America

Battelle

Boeing

Booz-Allen & Hamilton

Boston Scientific

Bureau of Land Management

CACI International

Capital One Financial Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Central Intelligence Agency

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Comcast

CSC

DCS Corporation

Defense Contract Audit Agency

Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Department of Homeland Security

Ernst & Young

Fannie Mae

FBI

Federal Aviation Administration

Food and Nutrition Services, USDA

Ford

Freddie Mac

GAP

General Motors

General Services Administration

Hess Corporation

HSBC

IBM

Intelligence Community

Internal Revenue Service

Jefferson Lab

Kaiser Permanente

Lockheed Martin

Lucent Technologies

Marriott

MAXIMUS

Merck

NAI Personnel

National Credit Union

National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

National Science Foundation

National Wildlife Foundation

NAVAIR

Naval Research Laboratory

Nissan

Norfolk Southern Corporation

Pearson Education

Perot Systems/Dell

Pitney Bowes

Procter & Gamble

Progress Energy

Sears

Shell

The Nature Conservancy

U.S. Department of Defense

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

United Space Alliance

US Coast Guard

US Department of Labor

US Department of State

US Government Accountability Office

US Nuclear Regulatory Commission

US Secret Service

Verizon Wireless

Many, many more....

 

Equal Opportunity Publications
Since 1968, Equal Opportunity Publications, Inc. (EOP) has led the way from affirmative action to diversity recruitment by publishing career magazines for women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities. EOP has a successful record of helping job-seekers from underrepresented groups find employment.

Federal Employment of People with Disabilities
Target audiences are applicants and employees with disabilities.

Disclosing Your Disability to Employers (pdf)

Handling Illegal Questions (pdf)