Monthly Archives: August 2012

More Tips for Youth Transitioning from College to the Workforce (Part 2 of 2)

Today’s blog is Part 2 in a two-part series by IEL CWD’s summer intern Judy Dickinson on tips for other young adults  based on her own experience as a recent college graduate entering  the workforce. If you missed Part 1, … Continue reading

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Entering the Real World: Transitioning from College to the Workforce

Today’s blog provides guidance to youth about transitioning from college to the workforce. If like me you recently donned the black cap and gown and walked across the stage for the second time in your life, you may be asking … Continue reading

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A Young Attorney’s Reflection: “When Professional Is Personal – Celebrating 22 Years of the ADA”

The following blog entry is a cross-post from Disability.Blog, the official blog of Disability.gov, written by Joy Welan, Trial Attorney, Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice. In this blog, Joy shares some of the early experiences … Continue reading

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“This Job is Making Me Sick”: Strategies for Supporting Youth with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities or Electromagnetic Sensitivity

Many people dread sitting in parking-lot style traffic for hours during the morning commute to work. Others dread the sound of their boss’s voice berating them for unmet deadlines or other trivial concerns. But for some of us, what we … Continue reading

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Preparing for College: Insights from My Freshman Year

If you’re a young person who will be transitioning from high school to college soon, you’re probably wondering what to expect and how to prepare for this new chapter of your life. I recently finished my first year of college … Continue reading

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