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Resources for:

Students with Disabilities

UNCW's Disability Resource Center

Job Posting Websites

  • eSight - The cross-disability online community addressing disability employment issues. Job search and networking forums are a part of this website.
  • Federal Jobs Net - Information and employment opportunities within the federal government for people with disabilities.
  • Career Opportunities for Students With Disabilities (COSD) - Features online Career Gateway job listings, plus annual networking and education summit.

Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

  • EntryPoint! - Offering outstanding internship opportunities for students with disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business.
  • Microsoft-AAPD Federal IT Internship Program - Internship program designed specifically for college and university students with disabilities interested in careers in information technology.
  • Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation - AAPD Congressional Internship Program - Provide an opportunity for students with disabilities to work on Capitol Hill for eight (8) weeks and acquire valuable work experience that will enrich their academic studies. As congressional interns, participants gain insight into congressional office operations, public policy development, and constituents' roles in the legislative and political processes.
  • The Washington Center - The Washington Center is working to help students develop leadership skills and gain valuable work experience in government, business and the non-profit sector in Washington, DC. The Washington Center Scholarship for Students with Disabilities is funded by the AT&T Foundation and HSC Foundation. These awards provide housing assistance in varying amounts (up to a full housing scholarship) to competitively selected students who self-identify as having a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Priority consideration is given to undergraduate students; however, Postgraduate Program applicants may be considered.
  • Workforce Recruitment Program - A resource for federal agencies and private businesses nationwide to identify qualified temporary and permanent employees from a variety of fields.

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Professional Associations

Students of Color

African American

Asian/Pacific Islander

Hispanic/Latino

Native American


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Students

Career Planning & Other Resources

Job Posting & Networking Websites

Internship Leads & Opportunities

Company and Employer Research & Domestic Partner Benefits

  • Tgender.net - a list of Fortune 500 Companies that have formally stated they will not discriminate against transgendered or gender variant people
  • HRCPartner Benefits

LGBTQIA internLGBT Professional Associations

Transgender-Specific Resources


International Students