Students with Disabilities

Welcome to the Students with Disabilities Community Page!

The CCPD supports students and alumni as they navigate their career and professional development – we offer one-on-one advising, resume and cover letter reviews, workshops, networking opportunities, career fairs and moreThrough our services, we are committed to serving and supporting students and alumni of all identities – in collaboration with our RWU community partners, we have designed the Identity/Affinity Communities to support, celebrate, and recognize students’ unique diversity and have curated spaces with helpful tools, resources and staff.  You may identify with multiple communities, so we encourage you to explore the groups to find information that might be useful to you. The resources featured in these communities are not exhaustive, so feel free to contact us with any additional questions, resources, or information you think might be useful.  

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3 things diverse graduates should look for in an employer

Senior year is approaching, and it’s time to search for a job.

With millions of employers to choose from, how do you narrow the search and find the best company for diverse graduates in the workforce?

In this post, we’ll …

By Ryan Robinson - College Recruiter
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Neurodiversity at work: to disclose or not to disclose?

When it comes to protecting yourself and your rights in the workplace, there are laws and regulations that can help guide you in your decision-making. For neurodiverse people, one of the most common struggles associated with their neurodiversity at work …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
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ADHD at Work | Tips if You or a Co-Worker Struggle to Focus

Illustration by Marian Blair

Great news for anyone whose work experience is affected by ADHD: you’re not alone! Even better, there are ways to deal with the challenges it can create, and it may even give you a few office …

By Rosie Chevalier - Idealist Careers
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How to Find Organizations Committed to DEI Values

Photo By halfpoint

Most social impact organizations today express a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

The National Council of Nonprofits encourages organizations to not only articulate their values, but to be guided by them and to integrate them …

By Richelle Hurley - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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The Idealist Guide to Working (and Living) with Chronic Illness and Disability

There are myriad stories on the internet about different health experiences—be it chronic illness, disability, mental health struggles, or some combination of the three. But from the perspective of a person who wants to have an impactful career, there is …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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