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Current Opportunities

This information has been provided to SAS by on and off campus organizations. Students should contact the individuals listed below for additional information or with questions. The opportunities being shared here do not imply endorsement by SAS or Kent State University.


Scholarship opportunity for students with disabilities - Scooters 'N Chairs

Scooters "N Chairs is looking to pay it forward by launching a $1,000 Scholarship to students with disabilities with the recipient being awarded in January, 2019.

Visit the Scooters 'N Chairs Scholarship page for more information.

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Scholarship opportunity for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Sunwise Capital

Sunwise Capital announces a new scholarship for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. To qualify you must fall into one of the following three classifications:

  1. Recent high school graduate
  2. Current undergraduate student in college/university
  3. Attend a recognized school for individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

You must also be enrolled in or have been accepted by an accredited school, must be a US citizen, and must be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Candidates who are volunteers or interns will be given extra consideration. We also will need two letters of recommendation. These should be from former teachers or leaders in your community.

Learn more apply for the Sunwise Capital ASD Scholarship.

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Career Opportunities that Transform Health Care - Anthem

Your talent. Our vision.

As one of the nation's leading health benefits companies, Anthem seeks to attract the best talent to help us deliver on our promise to America — better, more compassionate and more affordable health care. At Anthem, one of America’s leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company, there is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative and meaningful work.

Because diversity matters to us, Anthem fosters a culture of inclusion where different backgrounds, perspectives, talents and life experiences come together to create innovative products and services for the people we serve.

We are seeking diverse & qualified interns to join our team.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer that goes above and beyond to include and accommodate Individuals with Disabilities, Anthem is looking for smart motivated students who are interested in an opportunity to help define or broaden their career path, and support disability inclusion in the workplace as part of our team. Therefore, students with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Our 2018 summer interns will be an integral part of our team of associates in a variety of roles. Interns should be prepared to work in a fast-paced, team environment and will complete their internship having obtained broad experience in various aspects of healthcare, managed care, policy, sales, administrative and management support, communications, outreach, and marketing. Interns will be paid and responsible for supporting their respective Anthem team.

Possible roles may include:

Disability Policy Engagement —Assist Anthem’s team in ensuring people with disabilities are included in healthcare and essential life discussions that affect independence and access to care and services. Includes research, policy, tracking legislation and engagement with disability stakeholders.

Enrollment & Billing – Support teams with managing documentation of inventory, supply chain management and data governance. Responsibilities include receiving In-bound calls, providing excellent customer service, and creating records in our sales database.

Diversified Business Group – Support Anthem’s team that focuses on building partnerships within and outside of Anthem with the management of Data and client reporting essential to our mission of strategic engagement.

Health Plan – Support one of Anthem’s leading health plans in their mission through Marketing and Communications.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune Magazine, and is a 2017 Diversity Inc. magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. 56k+ associates Serving over 73 million people through affiliated companies, including 40 million within its family of health plans. We are excited to engage students who are currently enrolled and completing undergraduate or graduate degrees for a PAID internship opportunity with flexible hours and diverse experience.

Positions in:

  • Cerritos, CA
  • Denver, CO
  • Wallingford, CT
  • Washington, DC
  • Chicago, IL
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Richmond, VA

For more information on these positions and how to apply, please reach out to khalen.gloeckner@anthem.com

Anthem is an EOE: M/F/Disability/Veterans

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U.S. Department of State Expedited Hiring for Individuals with Disabilities

Please review the attached flyer for more information about the Schedule A(u) Hiring Authority, which streamlines the hiring process for individuals with certain types of disabilities seeking Civil Service positions.

Schedule A Hiring Authority Flyer

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Bender Virtual Career Fair - Employment for People with Disabilities, March 14, 2018

Are you a person with a disability looking for a career opportunity or internship? This Virtual Career Fair is FREE for students and alumni with disabilities to attend. Competitive opportunities for every level of candidate, from experienced professionals, recent college graduates and college students with disabilities, to meet online with employers across the nation including Epic, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, Thomson Reuters, US Department of Justice, US Secret Service, & More! Students and alumni are invited to interact with employers via chat sessions.

Register for Virtual Career Fair

Connect with employers looking to hire people with disabilities

  • Access opportunities within a wide range of careers.
  • Chat with employers across the nation
  • Public and private sector opportunities

INTERVIEW WITH EASE

Participate from the comfort of your home, your dorm room or your favorite coffee shop!

  • Discuss careers and internships with multiple employers
  • End-to-end accessible technology platform

CAREER FAIRS WITH LESS HASSLE

  • Save time and money.
  • No business suit or travel required
  • No printed out resumes necessary

Register for Virtual Career Fair.
 
For information email bender@careereco.com or call 770-980-0088

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