Students with Disabilities

The first step in any job or internship search is to reflect on your values, priorities, and identity. The University Career Center is a space where you can ask questions about all aspects of your career readiness. We provide a supportive and non-judgmental environment, and we know how personal identity connects to career decisions. The information below, while not all-encompassing, is intended to help you make informed decisions about your career plans.

Campus Resources

  • The Accessible Education Center offers a wealth of information on resources that will be helpful, including community, local, and national resources, links to resources specific to different types of abilities, and employment information.
  • TRiO/Student Support Services is another key office on campus that offers support and resources for students with disabilities. 

Campus Organizations

  • The AccessABILITY Student Union is made up of students with disabilities and able-bodied allies who value the diversity within all of us. They are dedicated to being a support system for students while also educating the wider University of Oregon community about disability culture. They are a support system for students and often hold fun and educational events and activities.
  • Student Organization for Autism Advocacy (SOFAA) is a group of autistic UO students advocating for autistic equity and visibility. They seek to educate the UO community about the inherent value of autistic voices, the necessity of their presence, and the way they experience the world.

Career Resources

Grants and Scholarship Information

  • The Washington Center — Provides a total of 50 competitive scholarship awards in the amount of $7,430 for students with disabilities interested in working in the executive, judicial, or legislative branches of the federal government.