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Employment, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Bender Virtual Career Fair

When: August 5, 2020

Are you a person with a disability looking for a career opportunity or internship? This Virtual Career Fair is FREE for career seekers with disabilities to attend. Experienced professionals, recent college graduates, and college students with disabilities meet online with employers across the nation to discuss competitive career opportunities.

To learn more and register, please visit

Career Connections - West Coast

Where: Berkeley, CA

When: Postponed


The Career Connections - West Coast event is an opportunity for STEM, Business, and Finance graduates, who identify as a person with a disability, to meet some inclusive employers. During this event candidates will have the opportunity to meet one on one with employers, like Accenture, Amazon, BAE Systems, Bank of America, etc, for informational interviews and network in an open reception. It’s an excellent venue to make some new connections and to potentially receive an invitation to interview with companies post event.

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Jobtoberfest: Job and Resources Fair for People with Disabilities

When: October

The SDCEPD works to promote employment opportunities for persons with disabilities through community action, providing free training to businesses and collaboration with public and private organizations. We accomplish our mission through:

Jobtoberfest: An Annual Job Fair for People with Disabilities, held in October during National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The largest in San Diego with National Recognition!

Disability Training Committee: Serve as a resource for employers to education, promote and guide them with any questions, concerns or topics regarding supports in the community on how to best employ an individual with disabilities.

KSM Scholarship: to promote employment opportunities for persons with disabilities through scholarship for post-secondary school education and training

Visit their website for a full list of employers:

Internship Opportunities

UX/UI Developer

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About the Internship

Looking for one or two people from the community of students with disabilities to join a team on developing a website that empowers students with disabilities as they transition to the industry sector. This project will start in June 2020 and will end in September, but it could be extended throughout the school year if interested in being on the team long-term. It would be a remote internship with a $1,000 stipend.


  • Proficient in HTML
  • Knowledge of GitHub
  • User Experience and User Interface (UX/UI) knowledge preferred, but not required


  • At high school or college level


Contact Information

Please reach out to Zina Patel if interested (resume is optional).

Volunteer Opportunities

Learn more about UC San Diego's annual Disability Awareness Month, recognized each October.

 There are currently no volunteer opportunities.

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