SSD is excited to be partnering with various corporate and government partners to provide opportunities for students with disabilities to network and learn about future internship and employment opportunities. Disability is an important part of diversity in the workforce and these partners are excited about the unique strengths, skills, experiences and perspectives people with disabilities bring to their careers.
Take a look at the events,mark your calendar for the ones that interest you and check back soon for RSVP information
Central Intelligence Agency
The Central Intelligence Agency is a federal agency whose core mission is to, “preempt threats and further US national security objectives by collecting intelligence that matters, producing objective all-source analysis, conducting effective covert action as directed by the president, and safeguarding the secrets that help keep our Nation safe”. The CIA is guided by a strong professional ethos holding the values of: service, integrity, excellence, courage, teamwork and stewardships tightly to its core.
What: CIA information sessions and 1-on-1 advisory sessions to discuss internships and employment opportunities with the CIA
When: September 27th from 9:30am to 4:30pm
- Information Sessions 9:30-11am and 12-1pm
- 1:1 Advisory Sessions 1-4 (scheduled in 20 minute increments)
Where: The Student Services Building
How: RSVP Here
IBM ranks among the world’s largest information technology companies, providing a wide spectrum of hardware, software and service offerings to the clients around the world. IBM’s Austin research laboratory is one of 12 IBM research laboratories worldwide providing space for scientists, designers, engineers, developers and other experts to work together in the lab on a variety of projects including hardware development, software development, system architectures and advances in cognitive computing and AI.
What: One day immersion program at the IBM Research location in Austin.
When: Stay Tuned!
Where: IBM Research-Austin
How: RSVP Coming Soon!
Lime Network is an exclusive resource for university students, and other professionals-including veterans- who happen to have disabilities. Lime is a global not for profit 501©(3) who is working to break stereotypes by leading companies of every size, industry and location to understand the importance of, and fully value, the talent and strengths that employees with disabilities can bring the workplace. Lime connects high potential university students to their corporate partners through different scholarships and internship opportunities.
What: On campus information session and employment panel
When: October 11th from 12-2pm
Where: Student Union Building (exact location will be provided with RSVP)
How: RSVP Coming Soon!
Accenture is a global management consulting and professional services firm that provides strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations services to their clients. Accenture partners with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, driving innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. With expertise across more than 40 industries and all business functions, they deliver transformational outcomes for a demanding new digital world.
What: Webinars that will provide timely and useful information to help students make the most of their recruiting and interview experiences with Accenture.
When: Wednesday, September 5th from 5-6pm & Friday, September 7th from Noon-1pm
Where: Online, Register for all webinars here:
- Accenture Fall Recruiting Preview – Registration
Wednesday, September 5, 5:00-6:00pm CST
Agenda: Accenture overview, recruiting timeline, campus events, conference and partner calendar, interview proces
- Early Case Preparation for Fall Interviews – Registration
Friday, September 7, Noon-1:00pm CST
Agenda: Case frameworks, structuring your solution, time management, mistakes to avoid
To get the real scoop on what it is like to work, innovate and grow at Accenture, please check out our events on campus.
EY is one of the largest professional services firms in the world as well as being a part of the Big Four accounting firms. They offer a variety of services including: auditing services, assurance services, taxation, management consulting, advisory, actuarial, corporate finance and legal services. EY prides itself of being comprised of people who demonstrate integrity, respect and teaming. People who have energy, enthusiasm and the courage to lead. And lastly, people who build relationships based on the right thing. EY has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by being the first of the Big Four to sign the Business Taskforce on Accessible Technology (BTAT) Charter, click here for more.
Details for the EY event are still in progress- check back soon for more information!