October 4, 2012

Vanderbilt staff asked to mentor an individual with a disability through job shadowing

disAbility Mentoring Day at Vanderbilt includes job-shadow and career exploration opportunities designed to link students and jobseekers with disabilities to employers interested in fostering more diverse work cultures and/or hiring people with disabilities.

Sponsors of the event are seeking Vanderbilt staff who are willing to mentor a student or adult with a disability on disAbility Mentoring Day at Vanderbilt, Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Complete a brief online application by Oct. 8. Questions can be directed to 936-0448.

The day is sponsored by:
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities • Next Steps at Vanderbilt • Vanderbilt Human Resources • Vanderbilt Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Disability Services Department • Tennessee Division of Rehabilitation Services—UT Corporate Connections • Vanderbilt Patient Return to Work Program • Project Opportunity