Students with Disabilities

The Friedman School Block Career Services Center is here to support you as you explore career options, gain experience, and work toward your goals. Check out the following resources for career exploration, internship/job search, and more.

Tufts Student Accessibility Services

Job and Internship Search Resources

  • BroadFutures – Paid internships for students with learning disabilities
  • Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD) – Professional association offering career resources and a national conference for students and professionals
  • Entry Point! – American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) program that offers paid summer internship opportunities in STEM fields
  • Jobs Without Limits – A job board for job seekers with disabilities to connect with employers in Massachusetts
  • Emerging Leaders Summer Internship Program – Summer internship and leadership development opportunities for undergraduate/graduate students
  • Lime Connect – Scholarship, internship, and fellowship opportunities for students and alumni
  • Getting Hired – Job search website dedicated to bridging the gap between job seekers with disabilities and employers looking to hire
  • Ability Jobs – Division of ABILITY magazine that features job listings and virtual career fairs
  • AbilityLinks – Job listings, resume posting and mentoring opportunities
  • disABLEDperson.com – Job listings for persons with disabilities

Employment Agencies/Placement Services

Advocacy Organizations

Additional Publications

Internship Spotlight: Kenzie Ballard, Education Fellow at Project GROWS

Here’s what AFE student Kenzie Ballard had to say about her summer internship at Project GROWS:

“This summer, I was given the amazing opportunity to serve as Education Fellow at Project GROWS. Originally from Louisville, KY and studying in Boston, …

By Lori Rodriguez, EdM
Lori Rodriguez, EdM Associate Director of Career Services
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Food as Medicine: What Is It? And What Can I Do?

What is Food as Medicine?

One of the major causes of poor health in the U.S. is food. More than 50% of the United States population suffers from at least one chronic disease related to poor diet. Such a condition …

By Fangruo Zhou
Fangruo Zhou Student Ambassador
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Finding or Getting Ready for a Summer Internship

May is here! The semester is almost over — hang in there! Congratulations if you landed a summer intern role, and don’t panic if you haven’t determined your plans yet. Make sure to check our job & internship page for …

By Fangruo Zhou
Fangruo Zhou Student Ambassador
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Case Interview Preparation Tips

Welcome to our preparation tips for case interviews!  Whether you are just curious about case interviews or have an interview coming up, these tips and resources will help you feel more prepared and confident.

What is a Case Interview?

A …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Career Quick Tip: Systematic Career Exploration

You may be wondering, how do I start a systematic personalized career exploration plan? Here are some starter pro tips from a postdoc-turned-career coach who encountered some unexpected challenges along the way to career fulfillment.

Read this article for career …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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