NextGen Leaders Program Application Form

Disability:IN’s NextGen Leaders Program consists of a six-month mentorship program and all-expenses paid conference for college/university students and recent graduates with disabilities. Our program connects NextGen Leaders to experienced professionals, from Disability:IN partner companies, for a supportive relationship and sessions focused on providing insights into effective job search and career development strategies.

This online application must be completed in full by December 6, 2019. It is best to review all the requested information first so that you can gather any documents that can help you fill out this online form. You can cut and paste information from other documents into the fields on this site. Keep in mind that this site will not allow you to save information and return to it later to add additional information. If you leave the site before hitting the "done" button, your information will not be submitted. To view the application in a word document visit this link: http://bit.ly/2020NextGen-Word 
 
Eligibility:
To participate in the NextGen Leaders Program, you must:
  • Be an undergraduate student, law student, graduate student, or recent graduate (graduated no earlier than 2018) from a US college or university
  • Self-identify as an individual with any type of disability
  • Individuals that are not US citizens are welcome to participate in this program if they 1) are a current student at or recent graduate of US college or university and 2) have the proper work authorization documents.
Disability:IN does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, disability and marital status. We highly encourage students of color, LGBTQ+ students, women, and veterans to apply for our programs.

Next Steps:

You will be contacted with the next steps of the process in January 2020. The NextGen Leaders program will begin on February 3, 2020 and end on July 31, 2020. The Disability:IN Annual Conference is from July 11th to July 16th in Orlando, FL. If you have any questions in the meantime, contact Teresa Danso-Danquah at teresa@disabilityin.org.

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* 1. Are you you a person with a disability

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* 2. Contact Information

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* 3. Attach a copy of your resume. By uploading your resume, you give us permission to use your resume for our application and selection process, and to share it with Disability:IN employer partners who may potentially contact you about job opportunities.

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* 4. Please provide the link to your LinkedIn profile. You must have a LinkedIn account to complete your application. Please visit www.linkedin.com to complete a profile.

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* 5. Describe your career aspirations. (Include the type of jobs or industries that you are interested in).

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* 6. Please list Disability:IN member companies you are interested in working for (view the list of corporate partners here).

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* 7. List any extra-curricular activities, volunteer work or any special skills.

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