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The IU Southeast Career Development Center is committed to serving students with disabilities in seeking employment opportunities, including part-time, full-time and internship opportunities.

Our services include resume reviews, practice interviewing and on-going career coaching. We can also assist with questions on disclosure, and identifying employers who are considered disability-friendly. We are able to offer these services through partnerships with local organizations and employers seeking talent.

Local Job Search Resources

  • Coalition For Workforce Diversity
    The Coalition For Workforce Diversity is a network of metro Louisville employers, service providers, and resources that are committed to supporting people with disabilities in finding employment opportunities. A representative from the Career Development Center attends monthly meetings to learn about new opportunities. To find out more, contact Misti Jones at mjones24@ius.edu.

    Participating employers include:
    • Parallon
    • Brown-Forman
    • UPS
    • Humana
    • Kroger
    • Crowne Plaza

National Job and Internship Search Resources

  • Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD)
    Offers a full-range of job search options for students with disabilities, including an on-line job board called Our Ability Connect, and the Full Access Student Summit for current college students and recent graduates with disabilities to connect with employers specifically seeking to recruit candidates with disabilities.
  • The Lime Network
    Lime Connect offers a wide range of opportunities, including internships, scholarships and professional development webinars, for both students and alumni with disabilities. National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) Emerging Leaders ProgramCoordinated by the National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center, this highly competitive internship program places top undergraduate and graduate college students with disabilities in fulfilling internships nationwide that provide them with meaningful leadership development and networking opportunities.
  • IU Southeast Disability Services Office
    For more opportunities and resources, including internship and volunteer opportunities and a database for those with special housing needs.

Recognizing Employers who Recruit Candidates with Disabilities

  • National Organization on Disability Employer Seal
    The 2016 list features organizations that are leading the way in disability hiring and encourage additional companies to tap into the many benefits of hiring talent with disabilities, including high rates of productivity and dedication, and greater employee engagement across the workforce.
  • USBLN Disability Quality Index (DEI)
    The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) have partnered for the Disability Equality Index (DEI) survey. Points are awarded in four major categories: Culture & Leadership, Enterprise-Wide Access, Employment Practices, and Community Engagement & Support Services. Companies receive points in any given category by demonstrating that they embrace a significant portion of the numerous best practices outlined in each section.

Additional Resources

Career Development Center Events

Walk-in Wednesday

Walk-in Wednesday

September 27th, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Walk-in Wednesday

Walk-in Wednesday

October 4th, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Walk-in Wednesday

Walk-in Wednesday

October 11th, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

IU Southeast Job Fair

IU Southeast Job Fair

October 12th, 2017

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Walk-in Wednesday

Walk-in Wednesday

October 18th, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Walk-in Wednesday

Walk-in Wednesday

October 25th, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Walk-in Wednesday

Walk-in Wednesday

November 1st, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Walk-in Wednesday

Walk-in Wednesday

November 8th, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Walk-in Wednesday

Walk-in Wednesday

November 15th, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Walk-in Wednesday

Walk-in Wednesday

November 22nd, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Walk-in Wednesday

Walk-in Wednesday

November 29th, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Walk-in Wednesday

Walk-in Wednesday

December 6th, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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