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Not only is a job a source of income, but it can also be a way to learn new skills and meet new people. For many people, employment is a big part of their life. It is important to learn about yourself so you can prepare for a career that will be fulfilling for you.

Explore the following links to learn more about preparing for and finding employment.


Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.


Job Finders
Job Finders is an employment consulting company with a focus on connecting people with disabilities to employers.


My Next Move
My Next Move is an interactive tool for students and job seekers to learn more about their career options. You can learn about careers that match your interests, what education or training you need for specific careers, how much you can earn in a specific career, and how likely there will be openings in a specific career.


Texas Workforce Commission
Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the state agency responsible for overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas. One of the major functions of this agency is to provide services for people with disabilities to obtain training and employment.


Texas Workforce Commission-Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Texas Workforce Commission-Vocational Rehabilitation Services serves youth and students with disabilities to help prepare them for postsecondary education and employment opportunities. Services are based on specific eligibility criteria and student need.  


What can YOU do?
The Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) is a collaborative effort among several disability and business organizations to change attitudes about disability and employment. Under the “Where to Learn More” tab of this website are resources for job seekers and employees with disabilities.