A total of 54% of college graduates with disabilities are not employed, compared to 14% of their nondisabled peers.
Starkloff Disability Institute works to make the world a more welcoming and inclusive place for people with disabilities. The Starkloff Career Academy, our flagship program, is a one-of-a-kind career consulting service for job seekers with disabilities seeking professional, competitive employment. Job seekers have access to unique courses and one-on-one consultations to learn career planning, networking, resume building and interviewing, all from a disability-informed perspective. The Starkloff Career Academy has an 80 percent success rate in helping our clients find meaningful careers.
SDI is seeking a creative and outgoing intern to help us reach out to local college students with disabilities. The College Outreach Coordinator Intern will work with SDI staff to create, develop, plan and implement outreach programs targeting current undergrad and graduate students with disabilities in the St. Louis area, with the goal of helping them self-advocate and bridge the gap from college to career.
How to Apply
One- and two-semester internships are available. Applicants should send a resume, cover letter and 3 references to Lori Becker, Chief Operations Office/Director of Development and Communications, at firstname.lastname@example.org.