Students with Disabilities

The Center for Career Development is committed to empowering all students to pursue personally meaningful careers. We work with students of all backgrounds, identities and interests. 

The resources outlined below are not meant to be exhaustive, and are intended to supplement your exploration. 

In addition to reviewing these, we recommend you meet with a career adviser. You do not have to have anything figured out before an advising appointment. Advisers can help you talk through your questions, figure out what interests you and how to start putting together a personalized plan. 

Career Resources

Career advising: We offer in person and virtual one-on-one advising for undergraduate and graduate students. Students of all years, interests and stages of their career development can make an appointment. Learn more about what you can expect during a career advising appointment. 

Career assessments: Discover your interests and possible career paths you can explore during your time at Princeton.

Career Compass: Learn about different career paths and read advice and reflections from Princeton alumni about their experiences (including alumni interested in speaking with students).    

Guides: Review our guides on common topics including resumes and cover letters, networking, interviewing and more.

Lime Connect: An organization dedicated to attracting, preparing and connecting these high potential students with disabilities for scholarships, the Lime Connect Fellowship Program, the Lime Connect Foundations Program, and internships and full-time careers. 

Entry Point!: Signature program of the AAAS Project on Science, Technology, and Disability. It is designed to increase the diversity of the science and engineering workforce by involving students and scientists with disabilities throughout all STEM education and career pathways.  

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC): Tips for applicants with disabilities on getting federal jobs.

Campus Resources

Office of Disability Services: Offering a range of services, The Office of Disability Services facilitates reasonable accommodations to support our students with disabilities.

AccessAbility Center: AccessAbility Center is a new student gathering space on campus designed for universal access and intended to foster conversation about ability, access and difference.

Access, Diversity and Inclusion Team at the Graduate School: Supports students to achieve their full potential through mentorship, programming and partnership with academic departments. 

Well-being, Crisis and Other Resources

Common Advising Topics

  • Getting started with your career development
  • Identifying employers with a commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Disclosure and requesting workplace accommodations 
  • Choosing majors
  • Exploring careers inside and outside academia
  • Figuring out summer plans