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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Springboard and Affirm Partner to Make Education More Accessible

Springboard is on a mission to change lives by helping people find fulfilling, high-paying jobs. Many of our more than 7,000 graduates have broken out of their socioeconomic class, defying the odds to succeed in the technology sector.

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