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SUNY is happy to announce our partnership with Our Ability designed to benefit students with disabilities in their career search.  

In a series of webinars, John Robinson CEO of Our Ability, will be providing valuable context and information on:  

  • Disclosing disability 
  • Accommodations 
  • Conducting a job search 
  • Conversation with Business 

Please review the upcoming webinar schedule and register now! Sessions are designed to be interactive so come prepared with questions. 

Accessibility Information: 

  • ASL interpreters will be provided for each session.
  • Auto Captioning will be available.

Please get in touch with lauren.rodriguez@suny.edu directly for any additional accommodation requests at least seven business days before the scheduled webinar.

Session 1

Self Disclosure  Part 1

  • 45 minutes of content, 15 minutes of Q&A 
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) 
  • Understand Your Rights 

Click the dates to register, 2 opportunities to attend: 

Session 2

Self-Disclosure Part 2 

  • 45 minutes of content, 15 minutes of Q&A 
  • Considerations 
  • Effective Communications 

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Session 3

Asking for An Accommodation  

  • 45 minutes of content, 15 minutes of Q&A 
  • On-the-job success 
  • Understanding reasonable accommodations 

Click to register, two opportunities to attend: 

Session 4

Asking for An Accommodation Part 2 

  • 45 minutes of content, 15 mins Q&A 
  • What to ask for and when…
  • Considerations, communication 

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Session 5

Conducting your Job Search 

  • 45 minutes of content, 15 mins Q&A 
  • Resumes 101 
  • Jobs Board 
  • Building your Employment Profile

Click to register, two opportunities to attend: 

Session 6

Conversation with Business  

  • 45 minutes of content, 15 mins Q&A 
  • What companies are looking for in job candidates- technical skills vs. soft skills  
  • Disclosing disability and reasonable accommodations from a company perspective 

Click to register, two opportunities to attend: 

Prior to each webinar, you will receive additional information and some guiding questions to consider. All sessions will include Q&A and an opportunity to share your thoughts.