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Are you a student with a disability and you're finding that searching for a job has been difficult? Often this is because many employers do not have a clear understanding of disabilities, and are not sure how someone who has one can contribute to his/her business. In actuality, there are many individuals with disabilities working very successfully in jobs across the country. Studies show that there are benefits to hiring disabled persons.

It is unlawful for employers to discriminate against individuals because of a disability. Be prepared with a resume that highlights your strengths and skills, not your disability. Your goal is to get an interview and show a potential employer all you have to offer his company. Here are some tips for students searching for jobs.

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Visit the Career Services office for help creating a resume, cover letter, or to practice interview questions.