Disability:IN is the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide. They have a network of over 400 corporations to expand opportunities for people with disabilities. Their vision is an inclusive global economy where people with disabilities participate fully and meaningfully.
There is currently an open call for applications for their NextGen Leader Program. NextGen Leaders are college students and recent graduates (no earlier than 2021) with disabilities, including veterans, who are top talent for corporate America. NextGen Leaders have the opportunity to connect with leading brands across all industries.
NextGen Leaders are matched one-on-one with mentors from Disability:IN Corporate Partners and have the opportunity to experience an all-expense paid trip to the Disability:IN Annual Conference, where they network and interview with companies like Boeing, Facebook, JPMorgan Chase, and Microsoft. LGBTQ, people of color, and veteran individuals are especially encouraged to apply for the 2023 class.
Opportunities for NextGen Leaders
- Meet virtually twice a month for six months with a corporate mentor.
- Participate in monthly professional development webinars.
- Apply to attend the Disability:IN 2023 Conference on July 8–13 in Orlando, FL. All travel costs will be covered if accepted to participate in the conference.
- Receive notifications of various job opportunities with corporate partners throughout the year via a Job Opportunity Digest
To learn more about the program, visit their website. The deadline to apply is January 6, 2023, so make sure to apply!