Graduation and Beyond

Promotes post-graduation planning by supporting employment goals and assisting with the accommodation process for graduate school entrance exams

Employment after graduation

Services provided

Our staff is available to meet with students to discuss

  • disability employment law
  • disability disclosure
  • workplace accommodations

We disseminate job leads to students electronically and host recruiters interested in hiring students with disabilities.


Our partners are here to assist students with disabilities in achieving their employment goals.

Penn State Career Services

Penn State’s Career Services offers comprehensive career development services and can assist students with disabilities in navigating the employment sector.

Workforce Recruitment Program

The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) connects employers in the federal and private sectors with college students with disabilities. Both summer and permanent jobs are available to students.


Student Disability Resources works to connect graduating students with corporations looking to hire, including:

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Dell
  • General Electric
  • General Motors
  • Hershey
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers

We share job leads and information about recruiter visits electronically via email with students. 

Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

The Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) provides vocational rehabilitation services to help people with disabilities prepare for, obtain, and maintain employment by providing the following services to those who are eligible.

  • career counseling and guidance
  • career assessments
  • job development and placement

Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services

Pennsylvania's Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services serves people who are blind or visually impaired

Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Pennsylvania's Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing serves people who are deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing

Graduate school

Specific steps are required to request exam accommodations for licensing exams or other standardized tests (i.e., GRE, LSAT, MCAT).

  1. Review testing accommodation sections to determine the procedures for the particular standardized test being taken
  2. Contact your SDR disability coordinator with questions or for advice regarding testing accommodations for standardized exams
  3. Schedule time with your SDR disability coordinator if the standardized test request form requires us to complete portions as an authorized professional
  4. Remain cognizant of standardized test deadlines and allow adequate time to complete accommodation request forms and procedures