Preparing for Employment – Trends and Best Practices

Since its inception in 2012, the READ Initiative has recognized the discrepancy in employment success between students with disabilities and the general student population.  In response READ convened the employment issues discussion group including the two primary stakeholders, the Career Services Office and the Disability Services Office, but also including a broad range of departments … Continue reading

Accessible Career Transitions (ACT)

Career Services is committed to supporting the employment needs of students with disabilities. Accessible Career Transitions is a collaborative program between Career Services and the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities (PMC). … Continue reading

Carleton University Accessible Experiential Learning (CUAEL) Project

The Carleton University Accessible Experiential Learning (CUAEL) project is a new experiential learning project funded by the Government of Ontario’s Career Ready Fund. Working collaboratively with the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities and the Career Services Office, the CUAEL project aims to place 300 students with disabilities in employment opportunities and provide them with hands-on quality experiences while they obtain their post-secondary degree at Carleton University … Continue reading

David C. Onley Initiative for Employment and Enterprise Development

The David C. Onley Initiative for Employment and Enterprise Development, led by Carleton University, is a partnership of four postsecondary institutions in Ottawa to develop knowledge, resources, and tools to support students with disabilities in their employment readiness and career aspirations. Background Since 2012, Carleton’s READ Initiative (Research, Education, Accessibility, and Design) has worked with … Continue reading