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Career Resources

Colorado College students and graduates who are interested in career information are encouraged to visit the Colorado College Career Center. The Career Center offers a variety of professional development services to assist in making plans during, and beyond, Colorado College.

Students with disabilities may also be interested in the following career resources:

 

 

Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) APSE is a national organization with a focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities.   www.apse.org 
Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Bender Consulting Services, Inc., is a private-sector business with a mission to recruit and hire people with disabilities for competitive career opportunities and internships in the public and private sectors. www.disability.careereco.net/
CareerOneStop CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, provides national, state and local career, labor market, and workforce information using online tools, videos, and maps to a range of local services. www.careeronestop.org/
Disabled Businesspersons Association (DBA) DBA is dedicated to helping disabled entrepreneurs maximize their potential in the business world, and to encourage to participation and enhance the performance of disabled individuals in the work force. http://www.disabledbusiness.com
INSIGHT Into Diversity The September/October 2013 issue ofINSIGHT Into Diversity magazine focuses on the process for college students with disabilities graduating and entering the workforce.  http://www.insightintodiversity.com/past-issues
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) JAN is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues—working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee. http://askjan.org
The National Business & Disability Council at The Viscardi Center The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center is an employer membership organization and comprehensive resource for disability employment best practices. Its members are predominantly corporations and Federal government employers committed to diversity. The National Business & Disability Council provides people with disabilities with several important ways of getting jobs with leading employers seeking to bring qualified individuals with disabilities into their workplaces.
www.nbdc.com
U.S. Department of State In addition to positions with the U.S. Department of State, Schedule A Hiring Authority is a tool for increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities in the Federal Government. For more information on Schedule A, visit http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/disability-employment/hiring/ http://www.careers.state.gov/