Career Development

Students with Disabilities

Missouri Western State University is a learning community focused on students as individuals and as members of society. Missouri Western offers students at all stages of life the opportunity to achieve excellence in the classroom and beyond, especially through applied learning, as they prepare to be leaders in their work and in their communities. As a leader itself, Missouri Western is committed to the educational, economic, cultural, and social development of the people and the region that it serves through applied research and professional and voluntary service.

The links will serves as resources for career opportunities, and your rights as a person with a disability.

DISABILITY.GOV – is the federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide.

USAJOBS – The Federal Government is committed to expanding access to employment by hiring people with disabilities.

US OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT – Lists coordinators who oversee hiring of adults with disabilities

DIVERSITY, INC. – DiversityInc’s mission is to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity.

JOB ACCOMODATION NETWORK – The leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.

THE 411 ON DISABILITY DISCLOSURE –  A workbook that can be downloaded from the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability.

GETTING HIRED – Resources for talented people with disabilities

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES