Disability Career & Employment Resources

University Resources

University Career Center

The University Career Center educates students through the exploration of career interests, values, and skills. Dedicated and collaborative coaching, programming, and events allow students to enter the working-world prepared to thrive in an ever-changing, diverse and global community.
University Career Center

Ulmer Career Management Center

The Ulmer Career Management Center is a state-of-the-art resource connecting local, regional, and international employers with high-potential College of Business students and alumni. It houses interview and study rooms, conference rooms, a communications lab, and a recruiter lounge.
Ulmer Career Management Center

Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services

Supports students, graduates and alumni of the Speed School of Engineering, and employers interested in hiring Speed engineers for co-op, intern, part-time and full-time positions.
Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services

Modern Apprenticeship Pathways to Success (MAPS)

The Modern Apprenticeship Pathways to Success (MAPS) project is a Department of Labor (DoL) grant that focuses on advancing the regional economic wellbeing through apprenticeship development and expansion in three, critical H-1B industries: advanced manufacturing, healthcare and information technology.
Modern Apprenticeship Pathways to Success (MAPS)

Community Resources

Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

The Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) assists Kentuckians with disabilities to achieve suitable employment and independence.  We recognize and respect the contribution of all individuals as a necessary and vital part of a productive society.
Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

Center for Accessible Living Employment Services

Local organization serving Kentuckiana that provides access to vocation resources and support for individuals with disabilities.
Center for Accessible Living Employment Services

National Resources

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

Site that answers questions related to workplace accommodations as stipulated by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Job Accommodation Network

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Government entity that monitors enforcement of ADA and workplace discrimination.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

National Business and Disability Council

Information for employers looking to integrate individuals with disabilities into the workplace; also provides links to job seekers to post resumes and view job opportunities.
National Business and Disability Council

Interact (Minneapolis, MN)

The only visual and performing arts organization in the US that supports full-time, professional artists with disabilities.
Interact

National Arts & Disability Center (NADC)

List of organizations, both public and private, that serve people with disabilities.
National Arts & Disability Center

National Youth Leadership Network (NYLN)

Organization that supports leadership development for youth with disabilities, ages 16-28.
National Youth Leadership Network

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability (NCWD)

Clearinghouse for information about employment for youth with disabilities.
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability

Accommodations for ETS Tests (GRE, PRAXIS, TOEFL, AP, SAT)

Accommodations for ETS Tests

We Connect Now

Website that provides information on issues in higher education, employment, laws, and current events that affect students with disabilities.
We Connect Now

Online Job Boards

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Job Access
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One More Way

Professional Organizations for Persons with Disabilities

Disabled Businessperson Association

Disabled Businessperson Association

Disabled Teachers Network

Disabled Teachers Network

Society of Physicians with Disabilities

Society of Physicians with Disabilities

Exceptional Nurse

Association that supports the recruitment, training, and support of nurses with disabilities.
Exceptional Nurse

International Guild of Disabled Artists and Performers

Global networking site for artists with disabilities.
International Guild of Disabled Artists and Performers

A Department of STUDENT AFFAIRS

Disability Resource Center

119 Stevenson Hall

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Office Hours

M-F 9:00am to 5:00 pm

Phone

tel (502) 852-6938

fax (502) 852-0924

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