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Information for Students with Disabilities

The specific resources below may be helpful to students with disabilities. Please be sure to check the many other resources available on the Career Services website, including those for specific industries and the “learn how to” pages.   Students are also encouraged to schedule an appointment with a Career Services advisor to discuss any career-related concerns they might have and of course the Student Disabilities Services office in the Weingarten Learning Resources Center is an excellent resource.


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Pre-health Prep: Shadowing vs. Clinical Volunteering


Many pre-health students wonder what the difference is between shadowing and clinical volunteering, as well as how much of these experiences they before applying to professional school.  Here’s a quick take:

Shadowing is observing a medical professional at work in …

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How to Request a Workplace Accommodation for Your Disability

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If you have a disability, you may know that you have the right to reasonable accommodation in the workplace—and that Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) backs you up. But it can be intimidating to ask for …

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Why I’ve Never Told Anyone at Work About My Chronic Pain


Chronic pain affects anywhere from 11% to 40% of people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, in 2016, an estimated 20.4% of U.S. adults had coped with chronic pain, and 8% …

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As the largest career community for women, Fairygodboss provides millions of women with career connections, community advice, and hard-to-find intel about how companies treat women.
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5 Steps to Disclosing an Invisible Disability at Work


Once upon a time, I had a high-level job at a national magazine. I was up for a promotion to editor-in-chief and was invited to lunch with the company’s VP. He was a tall guy with legs as long as …

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Career Services Guide to Being on the Job Search with Disability


Embrace Your Strengths

Having a disability gives you a unique perspective which can often be an advantage in the workplace. Think about the specific skills or talents your disability gives you. Here are some ideas, based on a presentation given …

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