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The Office of Disability Services assists students with disabilities in making major and career choices and in the planning and development of their future professions.
Some of the types of assistance available through the Office of Disability Services include:
- Composing and revising résumés and cover letters
- Interview preparation and coaching
- Identifying internship and career opportunities
- Developing self-advocacy and accommodations in the workplace
If you are interested in seeking assistance with career support from the Office of Disability Services, please contact Evan Mason.
Wright State Career Services supports students with major and career exploration, résumés and interviewing, job and graduate school opportunities, and experiential learning. A Career Consultant is embedded within each college to help guide students in their specific career paths. Career Services also oversees student employment and work-study positions.
To access Career Services, please visit their website and contact your Career Consultant.
Ohio College2Careers is a collaboration between Wright State University and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) to offer support to students with disabilities in completing their degrees and preparing for their future careers. The Wright State College2Careers counselor, Ashley Mixson, can assist students with the following:
- Career exploration & counseling
- Assistive technology
- Resume & interview preparation
- Internships & permanent employment
- Assistance navigating OhioMeansJobs and other employment resources
- Connection to an expansive employer partner network
To set up a meeting with Ashley Mixson, please contact her by email at Ashley.Mixson@ood.ohio.gov, call 937-301-0087, or visit her walk-in hours Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in 180 University Hall.
The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a program that connects college students and recent graduates to internships and permanent jobs with federal employers nationwide. The WRP process begins each fall leading to internship placements for the following summer. The Office of Disability Services at Wright State coordinates the early stages of the WRP process such as assisting in completing the student registration, assistance with résumé writing and mock interviews.
To participate in WRP, an individual must meet the following criteria:
- Be a person with a disability and eligible for hiring under the Schedule A Hiring Authority for persons with disabilities.
- Be a U.S. citizen.
- Be a current, full-time undergraduate or graduate student OR have graduated from Wright State on or after April 1, 2018.
If you are interested in participating in WRP, contact Wright State’s school coordinator, Evan Mason.