Students with Accommodations

The Center for Career & Professional Development collaborates with the Office of Student Accessibility with making the transition from campus to career. Whether you are seeking an internship, job shadow opportunity, full time employment or just need help with completing an application – advisors are here to help!

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

In addition to compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act (1990), its 2008 amendment and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (1973), the OSA assists Sacred Heart University in upholding one of its core values- the dignity and worth of each individual. For further information regarding ADA – please visit this site.

Work Without Limits 

Work Without Limits is a network of employers, educational institutions, employment service providers, state and federal agencies, individuals with disabilities and their family members.

Through collaboration and partnership, our goal is to increase the employment of people with disabilities until it is equal to those without disabilities.

Work Without Limits programs and services are geared to meet the needs of businesses that actively recruit people with disabilities as employees and in their supply chains, individuals with disabilities who are seeking jobs, and the employment providers that serve them.

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Spring 2020 Virtual Career Fair Recap

On Wednesday, April 22 2020, the SHU Center for Career & Professional Development hosted their inaugural Virtual Career & Internship Fair! In all, 25 organizations participated along with over 180+ students and alumni.  Utilizing the recruitment software, Brazen – students were …

By Mike Twerago
Mike Twerago Director of Operations, Data & Recruitment Mike Twerago
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How This College Student Built And Funded A Revolutionary App For The Autistic And Disabled Community

View this article that Forbes published about Sacred Heart alum, Juliana Fetherman (’18), Founder & CEO of Making Authentic Friendships (MAF), an interactive web-based application that enables individuals with special needs to make friends based on age, diagnosis, common interests …

By Mike Twerago
Mike Twerago Director of Operations, Data & Recruitment Mike Twerago
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How to Request a Workplace Accommodation for Your Disability

If you have a disability, you may know that you have the right to reasonable accommodation in the workplace—and that Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) backs you up. But it can be intimidating to ask for …

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