Career Opportunities

Neurodiversity Summer Internships

Dell Technologies
Neurodiversity @ Dell

  • Type: 20-25 Internships Summer 2023
  • Deadline: Applications close February 1
  • Description: Neurodiversity@Dell Technologies offers internships opportunities for neurodivergent job seekers. Program participants are offered skill-based interviews and provided with a variety of employee support resources once hired on including:
    • Mentoring and coaching
    • Disability and/or accommodation-related advocacy support
    • Personalized development plans for quick skill lift (technical, business, and/or professional)
    • Intern orientation and networking events
  • Roles: Marketing; Cyber Security; Software Development; DevOps; Data Analytics; Finance; Supply Chain Management; Project Management / Business Administration; Education Services & Curriculum Development
  • Location:  Flexible – remote and in person options available
  • Application Info: Neurodiversity@Dell 2023 Internship (avature.net) [nam10.safelinks.protection.outlook.com] [nam10.safelinks.protection.outlook.com]
  • Skills/Interests:  Supply Chain, Finance, Marketing, Management and Administration, Management Information Systems, Business Data Analytics, Computer Science,  School of Education Curriculum Development, Communications

Harman International (hint: they make JBL speakers!)
Neurodiversity @ Harman

  • Type:  3 Internships Summer 2023
  • Deadline: Applications close February 3
  • Description: Harman International has 3 internship opportunities for neurodivergent college students.  Interns join a group of 20-40 other interns. Managers have engaged in learning and education about autism, ADHD, and dyslexia, and have enlisted the services of UConn’s CNDEI to support managers and ND candidates as needed.
  • Roles: Digital Marketing, DEI Human Resources, Corporate Communications
  • Location:  Hybrid (in person days are in Stamford, CT)
  • Application Info:
    • Go to https://www.mentra.me/
    • Create new profile or login
    • Click on “View Featured Jobs” and find 3 Harman roles
    • Feel free to express interest in any other opportunities on Mentra!
  • Skills/Interests: Human Resources, Marketing, Digital Media, Communications, Writing, Diversity and Inclusion

Disney/ESPN
Neurodiversity @ Disney/ESPN

  • Type: 1 Internship Summer 2023
  • Deadline: Applications open through February/early March
  • Description: Disney/ESPN has an internship opportunity focused on hiring a college student who identifies as autistic, ADHD, or dyslexic. This individual will join an inclusive culture and have the support of Disney/ESPN’s Emerging Talent Consultant for Neurodiversity and the company’s ESPN Enabled employee resource group, amongst other supports. The interview process is fully inclusive of ND individuals, with questions provided in advance and a low-stress, strengths-based process.
  • Roles: Production Intern (others pending)
  • Location:  In person, Bristol, CT
  • Application Info:  Email judy.reilly@uconn.edu to be connected with this opportunity
  • Skills/Interests:  Sports, Video Editing, Communications, Digital Media Design

Job Application Support Office Hours on January 26th 3:00-5:00 for any student who wants support completing the application in time.

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85026703074?pwd=Nk9RMHJSaDFMUDZrcTZNQnYwemFlQT09&from=addon

Travelers Neurodiversity @ Work Internships

Travelers is accepting applications for their Neurodiversity @ Work Internships for Summer 2023!

  • Type: 3 or more Internships Summer 2023
  • Deadline: Applications close January 30
  • Description: Travelers has 3 internship roles focused on hiring college students with autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, or other learning differences as part of its larger Leadership Development Internship Program. Managers engage in training and education about autism and neurodiversity, and are provided with employee support resources including a dedicated “Neuro@Work” support team once hired.
  • Roles: Actuarial Intern, Business Insights & Analytics Intern, and Technology Intern
  • Location:  Hybrid (in person days are in Hartford, CT)
  • Application Info:
    • Actuarial Intern – Link
    • Business Insights & Analytics Intern – Link
    • Technology Intern – Link
  • Skills/Interests:  Actuarial Math, Business Data Analytics, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Programming

Wells Fargo Engineering Associate

What an exciting time to join Wells Fargo. We are seeking individuals eager to join our technology transformation and build a rewarding career in technology. The candidate selected for this role will work under the supervision and be mentored by our highly trained technology teams to learn the business and the nature of work performed in the assigned area to develop your professional career.

To support our Technology Transformation, Wells Fargo Technology needs to continually innovate and identify new sources of talent. The Wells Fargo Neurodiversity Program aims establish a strategic advantage by tapping into new sources of highly skilled talent and providing meaningful employment opportunities for the deeply underserved neurodivergent community through more accommodating and accessible hiring practices. The program also delivers education, professional support and enablement programs to enrich the lives and work experiences of our employees. Wells Fargo’s Neurodiversity Program hiring activities are comprised of two days of interactive workshops, a skills assessment, and a hiring manager one on one discussion.

Neurodiversity Program Employee Support and Enablement

  • Ensure positive new hire experience through dedicated hands on and facilitated onboarding
  • Provide Job coaching to support both new hires and managers in their professional journeys
  • Provide new hires with a workplace buddy to aid in the transition to Wells Fargo workplace and culture
  • Foster inclusion through education and awareness for all Wells Fargo employees & hiring manages

In this role, team members participate in the design, development, integration, testing, deployment and support of technology solutions to complex and challenging business requirements in a variety of domains. You should have a basic knowledge and understanding of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Developing skills in a specific domain with the help of self-paced training and mentoring from senior team members
  • Supporting the implementation of moderate to complex projects/initiatives
  • Understanding compliance and risk management requirements for the supported area

Required

  • 6+ months of Technology Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired

  • Analytical skills and ability to solve complex technical problems
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence/Analytics tools (Microsoft PowerBI, Tableau, etc.)
  • 6 + months of .Net or Java application development experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of SDLC (System Development Life Cycle)
  • Knowledge and understanding of technology object oriented: design patterns and their application
  • Knowledge of Agile / Kanban practices

Other Desired

  • Participation in a neurodiversity training or support program through a 3rd party, nonprofit, or education program
  • Debugging Experience
  • Ability to learn from and interact with a diverse set of team members in a very fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Information Technology Infrastructure Library framework

Wells Fargo Technology Operations Associate

What an exciting time to join Wells Fargo. We are seeking individuals eager to join our technology transformation and build a rewarding career in technology. The candidate selected for this role will work under the supervision and be mentored by our highly trained technology teams to learn the business and the nature of work performed in the assigned area to develop your professional career.

To support our Technology Transformation, Wells Fargo Technology needs to continually innovate and identify new sources of talent. The Wells Fargo Neurodiversity Program aims establish a strategic advantage by tapping into new sources of highly skilled talent and providing meaningful employment opportunities for the deeply underserved neurodivergent community through more accommodating and accessible hiring practices. The program also delivers education, professional support and enablement programs to enrich the lives and work experiences of our employees. Wells Fargo’s Neurodiversity Program hiring activities are comprised of two days of interactive workshops, a skills assessment, and a hiring manager one on one discussion.

Neurodiversity Program Employee Support and Enablement

  • Ensure positive new hire experience through dedicated hands on and facilitated onboarding
  • Provide Job coaching to support both new hires and managers in their professional journeys
  • Provide new hires with a workplace buddy to aid in the transition to Wells Fargo workplace and culture
  • Foster inclusion through education and awareness for all Wells Fargo employees & hiring manages

In this role team members will provide support in gathering and analyzing data for:

  • Participate in coordinating activities and resources in support of technical initiatives with low to moderate risk and complexity within Technology Business Services
  • Review basic issues, policies, and procedures for which answers can be quickly obtained related to lower risk tasks and deliverables with narrower impact
  • Receive direction from supervisor and exercise judgement within defined parameters while developing understanding of function, policies, procedures, and compliance requirements
  • Provide information to managers, functional colleagues, and stakeholders, including internal as well as external customers after gathering requirements, developing documentation, tracking and reporting initiative, and budget status
  • Perform Information Technology (IT) analysis of findings and trends using IT operational statistical or analysis, modeling, processes documentation, data correlation
  • Recommend operational efficiencies to improve the services and uptime provided to customer & Key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Create Reports for internal teams
  • Use graphs and other methods to visualize data
  • Create presentations and reports based on recommendations and findings

Required

  • 6+ months of experience in Technology operations, analytics and ServiceDesk demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education 

Desired

  • Experience in the Service Desk space and quality Management framework
  • Proven track record of analytical skills;
  • Hands-on experience in quality assurance;
  • Great people skills and ability to communicate and collaborate with team members
  • Good organizational skills, knowledgeable in goal-setting practices;
  • PowerPoint and reporting experience

 

 

 

 

Other Desired

  • Participation in a neurodiversity training or support program through a 3rd party, nonprofit, or education program

Job Shadow Event for Individuals with Disabilities

The Harvard University and Smithsonian Institution Observatories are hosting their 7th Annual Job Shadow Event for Individuals with Disabilities on

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26th, 2022 from 10am – 12pm via ZOOM or In-Person.

The Hybrid Event Schedule is as follows:

10am: Career Workshop led by Federal and Harvard Career Specialists

11am: Job Shadow Experience for Participants

Optional Participation in “In-Person” special event below:

1pm – 4pm: Disability as Diversity Celebration at Harvard Science Center

Sign Up Sheet is here: https://bit.ly/cfashadow22

Neurodiversity Hiring Pilot Program (Mentra)

UConn and CSD recognize the importance of supporting neurodivergent students’ unique needs in their pursuit of internships and post-graduation employment.

We are excited to share a Neurodiversity Employment Pilot Program using a tool called Mentra which you can now use to match with job and internship opportunities at companies that seek and value your neurodiversity!

How does Mentra help you?

  • Mentra’s platform helps you develop a holistic profile of yourself that supplements your resume and better captures your strengths and accommodations needs
  • Mentra automatically matches you with employers educated in neurodiversity inclusion for positions that align with your profile, and sends them your information
  • You can also independently express interest in any roles posted on the platform
  • Mentra provides guidance and mentorship to candidates to ensure job readiness

Please register in TWO places:

  1. The link to register with UConn’s Center for Neurodiversity and Employment Innovation is here.  By registering, you will receive information about this pilot and other neurodiversity employment opportunities.
  2. The link for participating in the pilot program is here.

    UConn’s Center for Neurodiversity and Employment Innovation

    CSD is excited to share information about UConn’s Center for Neurodiversity and Employment Innovation.

    If you identify as neurodivergent (autism, ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, other learning differences) and you would like to be informed about employment opportunities specifically targeted at neurodiversity, please consider registering with UConn’s Center for Neurodiversity and Employment Innovation.

    The center publishes a regular newsletter and hosts events to share information about employment for neurodivergent job seekers.

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER WITH THE CENTER AND RECEIVE INFO!  You’ll be asked to provide:

    • Your name
    • Your email
    • Your expected/past graduation (mo/yr)
    • Your major
    • Other contact information