Students with Disabilities

Information and resources for Students with Disabilities.

Searching for a job or internship is challenging and time-consuming, however, knowing the resources and organizations that can assist you through the process can help reduce stress and make the process a little easier. As a student with a disability, there are a variety of resources, tools and organizations which can be of assistance. The Career Center is one of those resources and can assist you with strategizing your search, sharing your story and guiding you through the application process!

Below are some resources to assist with disclosing, the job/internship search, and educational resources regarding your rights as a job/internship seeker.

We hope to continue to add resources that might be helpful and if you find something valuable, please share it with us by using the Guest login (top right of Duke Hub).

Princeton University Press (PUP) Publishing Fellowship

The second cycle of the Princeton University Press (PUP) Publishing Fellowship is open from January 7 until January 31, 2022. The position is for undergraduate students and alums from any academic background.

The Publishing Fellowship is full-time, salaried and includes benefits, including …

By Laura Coutts (she/her)
Laura Coutts (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services Laura Coutts (she/her)
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Learning the Lingo Beyond Academia

In the first few weeks/months of a grad program, you’re inundated with new concepts and vocabulary – what discipline-specific language should you know? What research tools will you be using? What are some respected journals in this field?

If you’re …

By Laura Coutts (she/her)
Laura Coutts (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services Laura Coutts (she/her)
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Energy Data Analytics Ph.D. Student Fellows

Supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Energy Data Analytics Ph.D. Student Fellows program at Duke University readies emerging scholars to apply cutting-edge data science techniques to energy challenges.

The program is open to doctoral students at Duke University, North Carolina A&T State University, North …

By Rachel Coleman (she/hers)
Rachel Coleman (she/hers) Director, Career Development and Education Rachel Coleman (she/hers)
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5 Job Search Strategies for Students With Disabilities

1. Seek Inclusive Employers

Get in the habit of reading employers’ statements regarding inclusion. If they don’t have one, they may not be invested in creating an equitable workplace environment. You could also talk to any of your peers with …

By Megan Wilson
Megan Wilson Program and Marketing Coordinator Megan Wilson
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How to Network Internally—and Why It’s the People You Already Know Who Matter Most

By Victorio Duran III

When you think of networking, you might envision a room full of people who don’t know each other, making small talk, sipping cocktails, exchanging business cards, hoping to eventually making long-lasting connections. But networking can be much more …

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Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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