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Career Center
University of Mississippi



Our Diverse Populations resources have been compiled to assist you with exploring how ethnicity, sexual orientation, veteran status, and other diversity topics affect career exploration and development. Its purpose is to highlight Career Center resources to assist you with your career planning as it relates to your diverse identities.



Career Guides

Career Guide for Students with Disabilities

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

College Resources for Students with Disabilities

Youth, Disclosure, and the Workplace Why, When, What, and How

DiversityJobs Top Diversity Employers


Campus Resources

Student Disability Services

Psychological Services Center

Student Housing Accomodations

Americans with Disabilities Act


Online Resources

Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services

It is the mission of the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services (MDRS), to provide appropriate and comprehensive services to Mississippians with disabilities in a timely and effective manner. Programs and services assist individuals with disabilities to gain employment, retain employment and to live more independently.

National Disability Rights Network

This Internet guide provides links to information and services for people who have disabilities,
such as knowing your rights, resources, and ‘getting help.’ 

Offers a resource where candidates can search for jobs from diversity-friendly employers, upload resumes, opt for a free jobs alerts delivered via e-mail and see an annual list of Top Diversity Employers and Diversity-Friendly Internships.

Lime Connect

Lime Connects high potential university students and professionals – including veterans – who happen to have all types of disabilities for scholarships, internships, The Lime Connect Fellowship Program, and full time careers with corporate partners – the world’s leading corporations.

A comprehensive Federal Web site of disability-related government resources.


Provides an online, targeted recruiting site that effectively connects proactive employers with disabled job seekers.


Resources and programs for people pursuing college. Career preparation for K-12, college,
veterans, and parents. Information for employers. Also, provides information about finding a
mentor and how to obtain peer support.

Entry Point

Internship opportunities for students with disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics,
computer science, and some fields of business.

National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)

Disseminates articles, reports, curricula, guides, and other rehabilitation related publications
and disability resources.

Getting Hired

A recruitment solution dedicated to helping inclusive employers search for and hire professional individuals and veterans with disabilities on our career portal.

Hire Disability

Organization that creates career expos for people who have disabilities and provides other
services such as job postings.

Job Accommodation Network

International toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations,
the employability of people who have disabilities, and other information regarding the
Americans with Disabilities Act.

National Business and Disabilities Council

Corporate resource for hiring, working with, and marketing to people who have disabilities by
providing job listings, internships, and a resume database for college graduates.

National Organization on Disabilities

Provides articles about resources and techniques related to the job search and other career
development activities.

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability

NCWD/Youth is your source for information about employment and youth with disabilities. Their partners — experts in disability, education, employment, and workforce development — strive to ensure you will be provided with the highest quality, most relevant information available.

US General Services Administration

An online resource website for those with disabilities. Includes help with job searching and information on workplace accommodations and civil rights laws.

US Department of Labor

Provides a variety of disability resources related to work.

Workforce Recruitment Program

A recruitment and referral program that connects federal sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.

NVISION Job and Career Option Guide

NVISION Eye Centers, a community of surgeons, optometrist partners, and employees dedicated to helping people live better by seeing better, offers an educational guide on job and career options for blind or visually impaired individuals.

NSE Accessibility and Digital Security Guide

NSE , National Security Education Association, offers an Accessibility and Digital Security Guide to help protect those who are at a greater risk. This guide serves as a way to help those with disabilities stay safe online by providing tips on how they can protect themselves from harm while using different types of technologies like mobile phones or tablets.


Employers for Individuals with Disabilities


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