Different Abilities

Different Abilities

The goal of this community or “rope team is to give you access to meaningful connections, opportunities, resources and experiences that help you navigate obstacles that may arise along your personal and professional journey. It is designed to support diverse members of non-majority groups who encounter unique challenges throughout their personal, social, academic and professional development. This community recognizes, appreciates, celebrates, promotes, and supports each individual because of their diversity and contributions. We call them “rope teams” because these communities, as many as you are interested in accessing, are here to support your student and alum journey as well as to provide you with an opportunity to support the journey of those you want to help succeed.     

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Too Many Interests & Not Enough Follow Through? Try This

Struggling with “too many things” on your mind and not sure how to juggle all your interests? Especially for those with ADHD, managing multiple interests can be a challenge. In this video, we dive into a step-by-step guide on how …

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Disabilities Part 1: What is Disclosure?

In the first of our three part series on disabilities in the workplace, Lou Orslene of the Job Accommodation Network explains the process of disclosure; notifying your employer (or potential employer) of any medical condition that requires an accommodation in …

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Is There Truth to the Neurodivergent STEM Stereotype?

Busting the Myth: Neurodivergents are only good at STEM roles

Do you remember Sheldon Cooper from the Big Bang Theory? He’s a physicist that has to knock a precise number of times before he opens a door, says he has …

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What Does Self-Identifying Mean? Part 1 of 2

Seventy percent of people have non-evident disabilities, but many choose not to disclose them due to the fear of discrimination.

Sharing disability-related information with prospective or current employers can be a deeply personal and potentially overwhelming decision. While the Americans …

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What Does Self-Identifying Mean? Part 2 of 2

When leadership sets the appropriate stage for disclosing disabilities, then the foundation can be built for a work environment where everyone can feel safe to self-identify and advocate for what they need.

In cultivating a culture of inclusivity, corporations have …

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Job search advice for students and grads with disabilities


By day, Dan Cross is the Talent Acquisition Strategy Manager at Capital One. But a role he always embraces night and day is disability advocate. We posed a few questions to him and he gave some insightful tips for …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Individuals with disabilities and Veterans want the opportunity to pursue a career of their choosing but have an unemployment rate that …

Mentra empowers neurodivergent Software, UX, and Data professionals to find roles that best leverage their cognitive strengths. Neurodiversity includes all …


The interview process is notoriously nuanced and ambiguous. You could leave wondering if you’ve said something wrong, but you …

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