What: A Meet Business is an event that brings together industry representatives from the natural resources to educate job seekers with disabilities about a particular industry such as natural resources industry. Participating agencies include US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, US Fish & Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, Army Corps of Engineers, Bonneville Power Administration, US Geologic Service, Federal Highway Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, and National Park Service.

Who: Job seekers with disabilities interested in learning about jobs available with natural resources agencies and would like an opportunity to network with HR professionals from these agencies.

When: Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Where: Doubletree Hotel at Lloyd Center, Portland, OR. 1000 NE Multnomah St. 97232. Free On-site parking passes available at registration.

Why: To introduce job seekers to a particular industry and the job opportunities available within that industry.

How: If you would like to attend please click here to sign up.

Please contact Tiana Tozer with any questions at tiana@incight.org or (971) 244-0305.


Tiana Tozer

Entry Point!, a division of American Association for the Advancement of Science, will be holding on-campus interviews Thurs. Nov. 19, for PAID Summer Internships in 2010.

Companies include IBM, NASA, Merck, Google, Lockheed Martin, CVS, NAVAIR, Pfizer, Infosys, Shell, Procter & Gamble and university science laboratories. Sign up now for an interview if you meet the following four requirements (students must meet all four):

Are a DAS undergraduate or graduate student majoring in science, engineering, computer science, math, accounting or finance field
Have at least one term of school remaining after the internship
Have a 3.0 GPA or higher
Are a U.S. citizen.

This opportunity is ONLY available to students with disabilities! Hurry, interview spaces are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Contact Karen @ DAS to sign up for an interview and to get more information, at karen.hanson@oregonstate.edu or (541) 737-8582.

If you do not meet all four requirements, there will be additional internship opportunities posted with DAS winter term, so stay tuned.

Whether you have already found a job or will be looking as soon as finals week is over it is important to think about some issues about disclosing your disability.

Check out this guide created by the University of Minnesota’s Career and Community learning center for some great tips!