Disability, Diversity and Inclusion Resources

The Life Design Lab is here to serve students of all backgrounds and identities, and help you reach your individual goals.

Disability Resources

Student Disability Services (SDS)

Staff in SDS advises Johns Hopkins students with disabilities on available services, navigating the employment process, special opportunities for internships, fellowships and positions, and more. The Life Design Lab works with SDS to offer additional resources and appropriate advice for students with disabilities. Find more resources on the SDS website.

Databases and Places to Find Positions

Lime Connect

Lime Connect is a nonprofit that prepares and connects high potential university students and professionals – including veterans – who happen to have all types of disabilities for scholarships, internships, full-time careers, and the Lime Connect Fellowship Program with some of the world’s leading corporations. They host recruitment receptions, fellowship programs, scholarships and more.

Getting Hired

A recruitment solution dedicated to helping inclusive employers search for and hire professional individuals and veterans with disabilities.

Searchable Online Accommodation Resource (SOAR)

A resource powered by JAN which allows people to select a category of disability and see the appropriate accommodation options that are available to them through their employers under ADAAA.

Other Resources

LGBTQA Resources

Underrepresented Student Resources

A diverse workforce creates more diverse ideas and better solutions to problems, and many companies are recruiting students who will help them achieve those goals. Companies like Deloitte, Boston Scientific, Peace Corps, JP Morgan, T. Howard Foundation and others have held specific events for diversity recruitment at JHU.

Check Handshake or contact the Life Design Lab to ask about these opportunities, and consider joining a group that highlights diversity, like the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers or Female Leaders of Color. Other resources include: