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Careers

Internships, Summer, & Permanent Employment Programs, Scholarships

Other Resources for Students with Disabilities (interview tips, how/when/if to disclose, employment rights)

To stay up to date with internships, scholarships, recruiting events, and other opportunities, please follow the SDS Facebook page.

red bullet New York Business Leadership Network and Our Ability Internships

Our Ability Connect has many businesses across New York State interested in employing people with disabilities in internships and entry-level positions, including:  J.P. Morgan Chase, BMO, Barclays, AYCO – a Goldman Sachs Co., G&K Services, Turner Construction, National Grid, Thomson Reuters, SEFCU, Realty USA, Price Chopper, Southern Tier Brewing Co., HMS Host, MassMutual, SRI Fire Sprinkler, SUNY, Eli Lilly, Lawson Automotive, Camelot Printing and Merck.

Our Ability is creating a coalition of students/graduates with disabilities interested in beginning their career.  Please visit the portal Our Ability Connect to register AND email Our Ability to start accessing these opportunities!  

red bullet Lime Connect Internship Opportunities

  • Applications are now open for the 2017 Goldman Sachs Diversity Cornerstones- open to current freshman and sophomore students.  These Cornerstones are series of programs designed to provide exposure to the numerous career paths available in the financial services industry while honing skills to set yourself up for success.
  • PwC is actively hiring for internships across the U.S. in tax finance markets, assurance core/PCS, Tax Core/PCS, and the Start Internship Program.
  • More information is available on the Lime Connect website.

red bullet The AAAS Entry Point! Internship Program

Entry Point! is the signature program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)'s Project on Science, Technology and Disability.

Here is what Entry Point! could offer:

  • A 10-12 week, paid, summer internship experience for undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities, majoring in STEM fields.
  • An opportunity to showcase skills and contribute to a research team.
  • An AAAS-Employer partnership.
  • A skills development and career mentoring program. A portal into a science or engineering career.

Requirements:

  • 3.0 or better cumulative GPA
  • Majoring in Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Life Sciences (and some opportunities for Business majors)
  • A documented disability
  • A desire to pursue a STEM career

For more detailed inforamtion about the program and its requirements, please visit the Entrypoint website.

 

red bullet GettingHired

GettingHired LogoGettingHired partners with colleges and universities nationwide, to provide accessible employment resources for all students and graduates with disabilities, and connect them with hiring employers for internship and full-time positions. GettingHired, an Allegis Group Company, can connect you with inclusive employers who are:

  • hiring for positions across all industries and locations
  • looking for interns
  • committed to creating a diverse workforce and hiring individuals with disabilities
  • trained on disability etiquette, education, and accommodation requests

Create a free account today through gettinghired.com for the ability to search and apply for an unlimited number of jobs.

 

red bullet Cornell Career Opportunities

Students!  Interested in learning more about pursuing career opportunities at Cornell University? The Recruitment and Employment Center can assist you with this.  Learn about:

  • Our award winning workplace.
  • The types of employment opportunities available and the general skill sets required.
  • How to navigate our online application process.
  • Tips on getting noticed.
  • Resources available to assist you in your employment search.

Please contact Davine Bey at dab357@cornell.edu for information about our General Employment Session and to register for a one-on-one informational session with a recruiting staff member.

Note: The Recruitment and Employment Center does not provide job search assistance (resume critique, practice interviews, etc.). For these services please work with Cornell Career Services and the career offices of your undergraduate colleges or professional schools.

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