Employment Resources and Training

Workplace Accommodations

Job Directories

  • MassHire JobQuest
  • AAPD Career Center – from the American Association of People with Disabilities – web page down 5/13/2024
  • Talent Acquisition Portal – national talent pool of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) candidates looking for employment and a job posting system for businesses looking to hire individuals with disabilities.
  • Entry Point! – The objective of this program is to encourage and develop talent among undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who have demonstrated an interest in pursuing a STEM career. 
  • Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities – Database by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, and the U.S. Department of Defense
    • Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) for Federal Officials to register and search independently for candidates who meet their hiring needs
    • Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) – offers information and resources to help organizations of all sizes recruit, hire, retain and advance people with disabilities; build inclusive workplace cultures; and meet diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) goals. 
  • Providers Council has an extensive listing for Human Services workers in Massachusetts.

For Employers

  • Neurodiversity in the Workplace: a guide to help your organization recruit, hire, retain and advance neurodivergent workers and benefit from the advantages of neurodiversity at work. From EARN – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion.
  • Small Business at Work: A toolkit to help small businesses leverage the talents of people with disabilities – From the NorthEast ADA Center – This toolkit provides curated information and essential resources about how (and why!) small businesses can successfully hire and retain employees with disabilities.
  • Recruiting, Hiring, Retaining and Promoting People with Disabilities: A Resource Guide for Employers – Comprehensive Guide from the Feds on all aspects of employing people with disabilities. A good read for job-seekers, too! From the Obama White House Archives.