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Career Resources



The California Department of Rehabilitation offers vocational training, job placement, and more, to help people with disabilities become employed and live independent lives. Check out the Ticket to Work program.

Going to College is for students with disabilities, and has everything needed for preparation. Great "how-to" videos.

The National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials offers resources for rehabilitation training materials.

The book, Job Search Handbook for People with Disabilities, is a career planning guide full of “how to” steps for career planning, job hunting, interviews, and job success.

The book, Job-Hunting for the So-Called Handicapped or People Who Have Disabilities, is an encouraging and richly practical guide to landing a good job.

The Emerging Leaders program matches students with disabilities with employers for summer internships and leadership development opportunities.

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) "Finding a Job that is Right For You", is an excellent 4-step approach that's full of usefull links to job-seeking resources.

InAlliance, Inc. serves Californians in the Greater Sacramento area who have  developmental disabilities, providing employment training, job placement, and supported employment.

 

Career Information

There are many resources available to help clients assess their knowledge, skills, and abilities while helping them understand where jobs are, how much specific jobs pay, and what jobs are expected to be in demand. The links to the right contain information about who offers training for these jobs, applying for a job, preparing for an interview, and completing an interview. There is information on building a resume, following-up after an interview, and addressing disability-specific questions during a job search.