Crafting a customized plan for the campus-to-career transition
Start with strengths and aspirations. Move to supports and accommodations after a career path has been decided.
The choice to not disclose a disability during hiring has no bearing on a veteran’s later right to an accommodation if hired.
The workbook was designed to guide conversations with a career counselor, not replace them.
Most career choices involve compromise. What compromises are the veteran ready to sign up for? If their career choice is not closely matched to their pay, work style, or work environment preferences, they should stop and reflect upon their choices.
The details are important. But, don’t let the details make you lose sight of the most important role of a career counselor for student veterans with disabilities—that of instilling excitement, curiosity, and hope.