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Students with disabilities

Welcome, MIT Students with disabilities

CAPD is here to help students with diverse abilities to feel empowered as they navigate internships, graduate school, full-time employment, fellowships, professional development and more. Discuss any of the following topics with a member of our career advising team:

  • Laws that protect individuals with disabilities in the workplace and during the job search process
  • Assessing employers for inclusive practices
  • Disability disclosure in the workplace (if, when, and how)
  • Understanding ‘reasonable accommodations’ and how to request one

If you have questions regarding your disability and your student experience, contact MIT’s Disability Access Services.



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Harvey Mudd College invites applications for an open field tenure-track faculty position in our General Engineering program. The Department of Engineering seeks candidates with experience and knowledge in applications of engineering who can excel in teaching a broadly-based undergraduate curriculum …

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Q: How do you think the plan will impact the lives of MIT community members, most especially postdocs?

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Pathways to Science

Our mission is to increase diversity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Read more about us and our work.

Funding, STEM programs, webinars.

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Insight Into Diversity

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The U.S. Department of Education is set to cancel more than $5.8 billion in student loan debt for more than 320,000 borrowers with severe disabilities, President Joe Biden’s administration announced Thursday.

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Delivering Jobs

Best Buddies, Special Olympics and Autism Speaks, in partnership with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, are teaming up to launch Delivering Jobs, an inclusion campaign dedicated to creating pathways to one million employment and leadership opportunities for people with autism, intellectual …

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