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Panther Communities: Career Support for our Diverse Chapman Family
Career and Professional Development

» Specialized Career Resources for People with Disabilities

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), disabilities are impairments that substantially limit one or more major life activities include learning, thinking, speaking, concentrating, performing manual tasks, interacting with others, and/or working. Some disabilities may not be apparent—those are hidden disabilities.  If you require the services of Chapman University the first tab is the first step to knowledge awareness.  The second tab is designed more for online job and career resources. 

You are invited to come visit the Office of Career Professional Development to learn how we can help you achieve success for yourself and make the most of your experiences here at Chapman University.  Remember, it is never too early to begin your professional journey!

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On-Campus Support

Approves and coordinates accommodations and services for students with disabilities at Chapman to help students acquire skills essential to achieve academic and personal success.

Chapman University is deeply committed to enriching diversity and inclusion through on-going efforts to cultivate a welcoming campus climate for all members of the Chapman community.

Chapman celebrates and teaches diversity through academic coursework, events, speakers, student clubs, and workshops.

General Support

Fighting Autism through empowerment and education

Nonprofit organization to promote and improve awareness, availability and accessibility of information

U.S. federal government website for info on disability programs and services nationwide

Largest national nonprofit cross-disability member organization in the United States, dedicated to ensuring economic self-sufficiency and political empowerment for the more than 50 million Americans with disabilities 

Access and independence by, and for, people with disabilities.

A complete listing of disability organizations


Financial/Employment Support

Expanding possibilities and job seeking for people with vision loss

A premier Job Board for People with Disabilities since 2002

Resources to help employers recruit, hire, retain and advance individuals with disabilities.

Offers students with disabilities outstanding internship opportunities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business

Empowering individuals & veterans with disabilities

The website presents information and resources for individuals to connect with employers such as nonprofit organizations and numerous corporations.

Information on job accommodations, self-employment and small business opportunities.

Comprehensive resource for disability employment and job seekers

Career & Professional Development


Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Drop-in Hour Calendar »


In-person and virtual career appointments are available for students and alumni. 

Schedule career appointment on Handshake »

Please note that we are closed:
December 20 - January 1, 2020
January 20, 2020
March 27, 2020
May 25, 2020
July 3 - 6, 2020

Coronavirus Updates

For updates regarding internship courses and career services, visit the Career Coronavirus Updates Page.
Additional information about how Chapman is responding to the Coronavirus is available on Chapman’s Coronavirus Resource Page.
Address 342 N. Glassell
Orange, CA 92866
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