Job seekers with a disability
Access to our services and events
We attempt to ensure all of our services are fully accessible to students. If there is an event or service that is not accessible to you please contact us on (02) 8627 8403 and we will arrange alternative ways to assist.
University Disability Services Unit
Services and supports available for current and prospective students with a disability are detailed on the Disability Services Unit webpage.
Employment information, opportunities and services for graduates with a disability
The Education to Employment website contains detailed information about:
- your rights under anti-discrimination law
- disclosing your disability when seeking a job
- what options there are to help you get a job
- resources that may assist you to find and keep a job.
The Australian Network on Disability website contains a raft of useful information for job seekers. It also lists member organisations that encourage applications from job seekers with a disability. Some of these are employers who offer graduate programs and actively recruit on our campus.
Paid work experience programs available to students with a disability are advertised on the "Stepping Into..." page on the Australian Network on Disability.
The Willing and Able Mentoring (WAM) Program matches job seekers or tertiary students who have a disability with Mentors in leading organisations in the job seekers/students' field of interest for a series of approximately eight one to two-hour discussion meetings.
The Choosing Your Path website addresses the challenges and choices of people with disabilities and employers around the matter of disclosure
Download the audio on How He Did It – an interview with University of Sydney alum Dr Rob Silberstein on how he’s managed his career and disability – at the Workshop Slides and Handouts page.