Events and vacancies for students and graduates with disabilities/mental health conditions

Forthcoming events for disabled students/graduates

  • Future Week - Making Applications with Confidence for those with a "Disability", Health Condition and/or Mental Health Condition

    Wednesday 16 June, 9.00 - 10.00 am

    Join the Careers Service for this online workshop especially for final year students with a disability who want to find out more about planning for the world of work.

    Register for this event and find out more on CareerConnect

  • My Plus Consulting Future You - Career Opportunities For Disabled Students

    Wednesday 23 June, 2 - 4.50 pm

    Join MyPlus Consulting for a unique insight into the career opportunities of leading disability confident employers, including Accenture, BP, JP Morgan and KPMG. Meet representatives from these employers and find out what is possible for your future career.

    Register for this event and find out more on CareerConnect

Organisations that advertise vacancies and run events for disabled students/graduates

Here we provide details of organisations who regularly advertise vacancies and events for students and graduates with disabilities and/or mental health conditions. These may include internships, graduate positions, webinars, employer information/networking events or useful resources, and will vary depending on the time of year.

We feature the following organisations who have their own job boards and event pages; they source opportunities from a wide range of inclusive employers. You can check their latest updates via the links below and/or request to be added to their mailing lists.

  • Change 100 Summer internship & mentoring scheme for students and recent graduates with a long-term condition or disability. Applications for their 2021 internships are now closed, however parent organisation Leonard Cheshire provide advice and support.
  • EmployAbility Events, internships, graduate roles and scholarships.
  • Evenbreak Matches disabled job seekers with inclusive employers and offers working from home opportunities and advertises roles exclusively for disabled applicants via their Careers Hive jobs platform.
  • MyPLusStudentsClub Events, internships, graduate roles and resources.
The following specialise in offering employment opportunities for applicants on the autistic spectrum.

If you're interested in working with business leaders to increase awareness of disability issues and implement best practice, Disability Connect works with students and graduates who wish to act as a mentor for businesses. Mentors need not have any previous experience to apply and will receive full training; this is a great opportunity to make a difference and gain new skills.