Career Development

Jobs for Students with Disabilities

Employment agencies

Project HIRED is a private not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to assist individuals with disabilities to secure jobs appropriate to their qualifications and career goals. It also has a temporary staffing division.

National Organization on Disability's Links to National and Local Job Assistance and Recruitment Agencies.

National Business and Disability Council

EXPANDabilityprepares individuals with disabilities for jobs in Information Technology and identifies jobs in San Francisco Bay Area businesses. Access to mentors and job shadowing opportunities are also available through this agency.

Bender Consulting Services - Provides employment opportunities in technology for people with disabilities.

The Workforce Recruitment Program(WRP) is 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.

ABILITY Jobs is a job board for job seekers with disabilities.

GettingHired's mission is to create sustainable employment growth and opportunity for people with disabilities.

Recruitment programs

The State of California's Limited Examination and Appointment Program (LEAP)consists of a Readiness Evaluation for certain job classifications to establish a referral list of names for departments to use in hiring. If you are hired, you will be appointed first on a temporary basis for a job evaluation. If you successfully perform the duties of the job, you will be appointed to the regular civil service classification.