Career Summit for Students with Disabilities

Are you a Disability Resource Center student? Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to go to a FREE career summit in Chicago. You will have the opportunity to meet with some of the most successful corporations that are looking to recruit college students and graduates with disabilities.

When is the event?

The event is November 6-7. 2015. It will consist of two half-day sessions, beginning late morning on Friday the 6th, and concluding at 1:30pm on Saturday the 7th.

Where will the event be held?

Chicago Marriott O’Hare. 8535 West Higgins Rd. Chicago, IL 60631

What are the transportation and housing arrangements?

DRC and the CCO will provide transportation to Chicago. The Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD) will provide hotel housing, food, and access to all conference activities.

How will this benefit you?

You’ll have the opportunity to develop intentional relationships between students with disabilities and employers that support disability inclusive diversity. This event brings together up to 60 college students or recent alumni with disabilities and 11 select national and regional employers for a networking and education summit. This is a great networking opportunity!

How to apply?

You must apply to COSD here. Once you’re accepted for the summit, then let Karen Nielson (nielsonk@purdue.edu) know you would like to ride with DRC to Chicago. Please RSVP by October 15, 2015.

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