Important Information

SAS Main Office doors will be open Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Not on campus? Email sas@ucf.edu and you will receive a response within one business day. You can also call the office at 407-823-2371. Appointments and meetings will continue to be virtual until further notice. For additional information on access and accommodations during this COVID-19 semester, visit Student Remote Learning and Accommodation Guidance or Faculty Virtual Teaching and Access Guidance.

SAS and Career Services


Purpose: A compass with directions North, East, South, and West to indicate purpose and direction.Student Accessibility Services and Career Services are partners in career readiness and we encourage all students to reach out to resources available to UCF students through Handshake.

Our mission is to promote disability hiring and workplace accommodations for students entering into the working world. To help with this transition, we have resources available below and are also able collaborate to assist with your career preparation.

 


Are you a student or recent graduate with a disability seeking employment?

A Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) Recruiter will be interviewing students from your school this fall!

The WRP is a recruitment program for students and recent graduates with disabilities and serves as a primary pipeline for bringing new talent into the federal government. Participating in the WRP is an excellent way to:

  • Find an internship or permanent position at federal agencies
  • Explore careers in the federal service
  • Gain interviewing experience

Registration is now CLOSED and will reopen August 2021. Visit WRP.gov.

Any questions? Contact Melissa.Lesnewski@ucf.edu or call 407-823-2372.

 


Contacts:

Emily Flositz

Emily Flositz headshotEmily Flositz is an Assistant Director of Career Development with Career Services. She has been in career services for nearly 10 years, having previously worked at Seminole State College and interned at the University of South Florida. Emily holds a Master of Arts in Counselor Education with a concentration in Career Counseling and a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, both from USF.

Reach out to her today at Emily.Flositz@ucf.edu with your career services questions!

 

Missy Lesnewski

Missy LesnewskiMissy Lesnewski is an Accessibility Consultant with Student Accessibility Services. Missy enjoys meeting with students and helping to remove disabling barriers and works to provide accessible environments and experiences for students on campus. She also enjoys helping students with their “next steps” for beyond college and works with students to learn about  accessibility needs in their careers and how to advocate for what they need on the job.

Reach out to her at Melissa.Lesnewski@ucf.edu with your accessibility and career services questions!

 

Resources:

Knowledge of the World of Work as it Relates to You

Job Search Databases:

Workforce Recruitment Program

U.S. Department of Labor

USAJOBS

Getting Hired

Handshake

Accommodations in the Workplace:

Job Accommodation Network

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Florida Department of Education

Office of Personnel Management