Careers in Disability Law & Policy

J.D./M.S.Ed. Joint Degree or Disability Law and Policy Certificate recipients are prepared to play leadership roles in such settings as:

  • Civil rights and children's rights organizations
  • Community service agencies
  • Federal, state and local government agencies
  • International human rights and non-governmental organizations
  • Labor organizations
  • Law firms and public interest law offices
  • National policy or advocacy organizations
  • School districts

The Disability Law and Policy Program offers career advising to all students interested in pursuing careers in disability law and policy and maintains a Job Binder: A Guide to Disability Rights Legal Jobs, which contains information about government agencies and non-profit organizations, fellowship opportunities, internships and a listing of many attorneys who specialize in disability rights law.