Students with "hidden" disabilities connect with top internships

11/28/2011 | Reuters

Students with disabilities are connecting with job prospects at prominent U.S. companies through fellowships sponsored by Lime Connect. Founded in 2006, the organization recruits students from top schools and universities who have so-called "hidden" disabilities such as Asperger's syndrome and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, matching them with internships at top-tier corporations such as Google and PepsiCo. Students compete with others of all abilities for the internships but receive support for disclosing their disability and requesting accommodations.

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