Job searching advice for students experiencing mental health challenges

I asked several experts to share their answers to the question – “What’s the best piece of advice you would give to a student with mental health challenges who is looking for employment?” We’re very lucky that people gave up their time to help out, and here are their answers: Nick Elston “Avoid assumption.  We… Read More Job searching advice for students experiencing mental health challenges

Achieving academically yet failing graduate recruitment processes – The truth for autistic graduates

by Claire Aydogan and Dr Marc Fabri, IMAGE (www.imageautism.com) The Situation There is a steady rise in the numbers of autistic students in HE, fuelled by increasing numbers of diagnoses, widening participation initiatives and better support during enrolment and study. Often highly dedicated to their subject, academically competent yet challenged by rigorous recruitment processes, these… Read More Achieving academically yet failing graduate recruitment processes – The truth for autistic graduates

Finding work as a student with Cerebral Palsy

Photo credit – Inside Higher Ed If you are a student or graduate with Cerebral Palsy and are finding it difficult to make progress in your career decisions and starting employment, I hope the following advice and insight helps. Simon Stevens, Disability Consultant and Activist “Employment can mean working for someone else or working for… Read More Finding work as a student with Cerebral Palsy

Advice for Autistic students looking for employment

I asked several experts to share their answers to the question – “From your experience, what’s the best piece of advice you would give to an Autistic student looking for employment?” We’re very lucky that people gave up their time to help out, and here are their answers: Daniel Aherne, Director, Adjust Consultancy and Training… Read More Advice for Autistic students looking for employment