Scholarships, Internships & Careers

ENTRY POINT!
http://ehrweb01.aaas.org/entrypoint/
A program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), ENTRY POINT! offers outstanding internship opportunities for students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business.

AccessSTEM Team Application
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Stem/team_app.html
Link to an on-line community of peers and professionals, paid internships, other work experiences, research opportunities, and other activities for transitioning to college, graduate school, and employment.

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD)
http://www.cosdonline.org/
A national professional association comprised of more than 600 colleges and universities and over 500 major national employers, COSD's mission is to improve the employment rate of college students and recent graduates with disabilities on a national basis. COSD's FULL ACCESS Student Summits exclusive event brings together up to sixty college students or recent alumni with disabilities and ten select national and regional employers for a networking and education summit.

Emerging Leaders Internship Program
http://www.emerging-leaders.com/
Emerging Leaders is a highly competitive program that places undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities in fulfilling summer internships and provides them with leadership development opportunities.

Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Resources for Students with Learning Disabilities
http://www.ncld.org/parents-child-disabilities/teens/financial-aid-scholarships-resources-students-ld
National Center for Learning Disabilities website with information on scholarships and financial aid for students with disabilities.

Guide to Telephone Interviews for Internships
http://ehrweb01.aaas.org/entrypoint/
Publication from ENTRY POINT!

How to Get the Most Out of Your Internship
http://ehrweb01.aaas.org/entrypoint/
Publication from ENTRY POINT!

Incight Education Scholarship Program
http://www.incighteducation.org/

INTERNSHIPS: THE ON-RAMP TO EMPLOYMENT
http://ncld-youth.info/Downloads/intern-guide-final.pdf
National Consortium on Leadership and Disability for Youth's guide for students with disabilities on getting and making the most of an internship opportunity.

Microsoft Corporation Scholarships for Students with Disabilities.
http://careers.microsoft.com/careers/en/us/collegescholarship.aspx
Offers scholarships for students with disabilities studying computer science.

National Organization on Disability: Start on Success Framework for Transition from School to Work
http://nod.org/research_publications/start_on_success_framework_for_transition_from_school_to_work/
Start on Success (SOS) has more than doubled the odds that participating high-school students with disabilities will go on to further education or employment. These results are achieved by combining three major elements: 1) Education and Programming that Breaks the Mold, 2)Transition Services that Work Together in a Coordinated Way, 3) A Business Community Fully Engaged in the Project

Scholarships on Disaboom.com
http://www.disaboom.com/scholarships
Scholarships programs listed by disability.

The Washington Center
http://www.twc.edu/
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars provides an integrated academic and work experience to prepare college students and professionals for lives of achievement and civic engagement. The Center offers various internship opportunities, scholarships, housing, and other support to participants with disabilities.

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