ERIC Number: ED466056
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Mar
Job Seeking Skills for People with Disabilities: A Guide to Success. Student Handbook.
Goldstein, Terri; Chun, Margaret; Winkler, Michael
This student handbook on job seeking skills was developed by a project to enhance career services for students with disabilities in higher education. The guide is intended to provide students with basic information on setting career goals and looking for work, including special considerations for job seekers with disabilities. Individual sections cover the following topics: "About Yourself,""About Disability,""About the Job,""About the Resume,""About the Interview,""About the Search,""Marketing Yourself,""About Job Expectations," and "About the ADA" (Americans with Disabilities Act). Each section provides a variety of informational items such as samples (of letters and resumes), possible interview questions, a self evaluation guide, disclosing the disability, decision guidelines, job search resources including Web sites, and principal parts of the ADA. (Contains 14 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Education, Career Planning, College Students, Counseling Services, Disabilities, Employment Interviews, Employment Services, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Job Search Methods, School Community Programs, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Transitional Programs
PEPNET Resource Center, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA 91330-8267
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Northridge.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990