10 Sep 2019

Can you tell us about yourself? I am born and bred in Lewisham, South-East London, but come from an Irish family, so hold Irish nationality. I am a big football fan and have a season ticket for West Ham United. What stage of your studies are you at? How are you enjoying them? I am […]

Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2018 – The Winners!

22 Aug 2018

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2018. The scholarship programme was first launched in Europe in 2010. As part of its ongoing commitment to advancing computing and technology, Google partners with EmployAbility to provide scholarships to talented disabled students to help them excel in their studies and become active role models and leaders.

Please join us in congratulating the 2018 Scholars:

  • Antoni Karpiński, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
  • Ryan Lynch, Maynooth University, Ireland
  • James Tapsell, Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom
  • Ethan Sweet, Brunel University, United Kingdom
  • Valeriia Efimova, National Research University of Informational Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, Russia
  • Jan Pennekamp, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Katharina Spiel, TU Wien, Austria
  • Shiran Abadi, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • Rhaban Hark, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
  • Lorretta Reynolds, University of Dundee, United Kingdom

Each scholar will receive funding to help them with their studies for the 2018/2019 academic year.

All scholars are selected based on their passion for computer science, academic achievement, leadership, and technical accomplishments. For queries about the 2019 Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities, please contact us at googlescholarship@employ-ability.org.uk

EmployAbility in Law – Autumn 2015

"...From networking with people with disabilities it is now ever clearer if you have ambition, drive and commitment, you can achieve your goal! 10 out of 10!”

Kick-start your job hunt at a careers fair

02 Sep 2016

Going to a careers fair can be a great way to fast-track your graduate job hunt. They offer you a unique opportunity to meet recruiters face-to-face, get a real feel for what it might be like to work for a range of companies and ask for insider advice on completing a successful application. Make sure […]

My EmployAbility – Vaibhav Adlakha

01 Mar 2015

My name is Vaibhav Adlakha. I have had Cerebral Palsy since birth due to which I have restricted mobility in my arms and legs and use a wheelchair. I also have Visual Motor Perception which impacts my sense of direction and figures. I live in the Netherlands and after finishing my schooling (2004) from The […]

New Masterclass – Disability Excellence in Practice – Non-visible Disabilities and Mental Health

28 Jan 2015

Back in August 2014, EmployAbility was proud to launch a series of masterclasses around Disability Excellence in Practice. The first event saw over 15 different organisations attend ready to learn about how to improve and implement disability inclusive practices into their recruitment processes.  The follow up event in November covering disclosure was equally well attended […]

EmployAbility Source – Tech Roles

13 Nov 2014

We have a number of exciting opportunities available in the Technology Sector with Google, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Whether you are interested in algorithm design, analysis, app development, cloud computing, machine learning, information security, site reliability and infrastructure or anything else, you will likely find something here for you. Google […]

Future Options – Investment Banking Roles….

31 Oct 2014

Have you been considering a role with an investment bank but aren’t sure where to start or what’s available? Interested in working with some of the best banks and financial institutions out there? We’ve got a wide range of roles available that are open to disabled* students from a variety of degree disciplines. Here’s more information […]

EmployAbility launches a new series of Masterclasses – Disability Excellence in Practice

13 Aug 2014

At the end of July, EmployAbility launched the first of our new series of masterclasses – Disability Excellence in Practice. Hosted by Shell at their Canary Wharf offices, the EA team were joined by over 15 different organisations ready to learn about how to improve and implement disability inclusive practices into their recruitment processes. The […]

EmployAbility Skills Workshop – Interviews and Assessment Centres

30 Nov 2011

EmployAbility is the not-for-profit organisation dedicated to assisting disabled people into employment and working with employers seeking to become more ‘disability inclusive’.

When? Wednesday 30th November 2011

Where? Central London

Our highly experienced team will be delivering a skills workshop to provide you with essential advice and guidance on interview and assessment centre skills. The workshop will help you to excel by covering:

  • advice on answering questions in competency and strengths based interviews
  • top tips for success in interviews and assessment centres
  • typical group assessment tasks and tips
  • an insight into why employers use assessment centres and what they are looking for.

We will also provide information on opportunities including internship, work experience and graduate programme opportunities with top disability inclusive employers from within:

  • investment banking
  • law
  • chemicals
  • banking
  • I.T.
  • media and other sectors

Herbert Smith/EmployAbility Insight Day

30 Nov 2011

Herbert Smith

Date: Wednesday 30 November 2011.

Location: London.

Come and find out all about a career at Herbert Smith!

This event is open to all disabled students and graduates who want to find out more about a career in law.

The day will involve a skills session on application forms, an opportunity to meet with recruiters and others from Herbert Smith, and to hear about Herbert Smith commitment to disability.

Watch this space for more information.

Professional Services event for disabled students @ KCL, UCL & QMUL sponsored by Deloitte

16 Nov 2011

When? Wednesday 16 November 2011 @ 2pm to 6pm

Where? Deloitte London

This event is open to all disabled students at King’s College London, University College London and Queen Mary University of London who are interested in a career in Finance, Technology, Banking or Law.

This fantastic opportunity will give you an insight into these industries and meet representatives from employers in these areas. The event will involve a skills session on what employers look for, disclosure of disability and seeking reasonable adjustments, and a Q&A session with a panel of disabled graduates, EmployAbility, Deloitte, employer and college representatives. This will be followed by a networking reception.

About the sponsor

“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, and tax services to selected clients. With 12,000 exceptional people across the UK and Switzerland, Deloitte has the broadest and deepest range of skills of any business advisory organisation, and has a straightforward goal: to be recognised as the pre-eminent and most trusted professional services firm, famous for the calibre of our people and respected for the exceptional quality of their work.

How to apply? More details to follow shortly

University of Cambridge Business & Management Event

09 Nov 2011

EmployAbility will be attending the Business & Management Event at the University Centre from 1pm to 5.30pm.

Come and find out what we do, how we can support disabled students with their developing career and what exclusive opportunities we have with leading disability inclusive employers.

University of Bristol Engineering & IT Fair

20 Oct 2011

National Graduate Recruitment Exhibition – London

07 Oct 2011

Find your Dream Job at the National Graduate Recruitment Exhibition

Friday 7 and Saturday 8 October 2011

Friday 11am to 5pm, Saturday 11am to 4pm

Olympia 2, Kensington, London


Register now for fast-track entry at www.gradjobs.co.uk

The National Graduate Recruitment Exhibitions bring graduates face-to-face with a wide range of top graduate employers. Entry is completely free and features essential careers advice to help you make the right choices after university and secure a perfect job.

What’s on?

The National Graduate Recruitment Exhibition returns to Olympia, London on the 7 & 8 October 2011, bringing a whole host of the UK’s top employers under one roof, along with a great array of advice clinics and special features to ease you into working life, and to help you get your dream job!

The exhibition special features include:

  • Advice Clinic – Wondering how to get your dream job, or which career path to choose? Nervous in interviews? Bring all of your career-related questions to the Advice Clinic!
  • CV Clinic – your CV is your sales pitch, your route to getting an interview. Don’t miss this opportunity for professional advice on your CV from the experts at The Write Stuff.
  • Mock assessment centre – take this rare opportunity to practice for a graduate assessment day in one of the free assessment sessions, and gain individual feedback on your performance!
  • GradJobs starting point – come to the starting point to plan out your day, read up on recruiters and get tips on how to approach employers, and how to make the most of your time at the exhibition.
  • Careers presentations – throughout the day some of the UK’s top companies will be giving talks on their companies and graduate schemes, and what makes them top graduate employers!
  • Subsidised transport for students – full-time students can claim up to £10 back on travel or parking expenses for the day! (Terms and conditions apply. See website for full details.)

Recruiters at the National Graduate Recruitment Exhibition >>>

EmployAbility will be there on Stand D120 – come and meet us!

One of the largest exhibitions of its kind, this is your opportunity to find the answers to all your career-related questions, and meet top employers from a range of sectors all under one roof.

Remember, you’re always up against tough competition – read the Top 10 Tips to ensure you get the most out of your visit to the exhibition.

EmployAbility Skills Workshop – Making Successful Applications

28 Sep 2011

EmployAbility is the not-for-profit organisation dedicated to assisting disabled people into employment and working with employers seeking to become more ‘disability inclusive’.

When? Wednesday 28th September 2011

Where? Central London

Our highly experienced team will be delivering a skills workshop to provide you with essential advice and guidance on:

  • application form and CV writing – top tips for success
  • advice on answering long questions
  • an insight into what employers are looking for.

We will also provide information on opportunities including internship, work experience and graduate programme opportunities with top employers from within:

  • investment banking
  • law
  • chemicals
  • banking
  • I.T.
  • media and other sectors

London Graduate Fair

22 Jun 2011

The London Graduate Fair from The Careers Group and TARGETjobs.co.uk

Wednesday 22 June and Thursday 23 June 2011

Business Design Centre, Islington London

12pm to 5pm

  • 1000s of jobs
  • Over 80 top employers & training providers
  • FREE CV & Application Form feedback
  • Comprehensive presentation programme

Exhibitors include:

* Abercrombie & Fitch * ACCA * BUNAC * Clarion Events * Enterprise Rent-A-Car * Euromoney *

* FDM Group * Intrepid Travel * Lidl * RAF * T M Lewin * The Open University *

Find out more and PRE-REGISTER NOW at www.londongradfair.co.uk/summer

Come and visit us at Stand G109. We look forward to seeing you there!

Manchester Graduate Recruitment Fair 2011

15 Jun 2011

Graduate Recruitment Fair


Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 June 2011

10.30am to 4.00pm



Graduates from any university welcome.



  • Hundreds of graduate jobs and postgraduate course places
  • Over 150 exhibitors, local and national, from a wide variety of sectors
  • FREE entry, FREE careers advice, FREE coach from Piccadilly train station, FREE fair guide.

Check out The Graduate Recruitment Fair website for more details.


Come and visit EmployAbility at our stand in the foyer.


Cardiff Graduate Recruitment Day 2011

14 Jun 2011

Summer Careers Information & Recruitment Event

Tuesday 14 June 2011

11am to 3pm

City Hall, Cardiff

The Cardiff Graduate Recruitment Day brings together over 50 companies and organisations from a wide variety of backgrounds, who have graduate vacancies and opportunities.

Any discipline final year students and graduates of all institutions are eligible to attend, though students of any year are welcome.

For more details and to see who is attending visit Cardiff University Careers

Come and visit EmployAbility on Stand 5

National Graduate Recruitment Exhibition

03 Jun 2011

The National Graduate Recruitment Exhibition

Friday 3 June and Saturday 4 June 2011

Friday 11.00am – 5.00pm, Saturday 11.00am to 4.00pm

Pavilion 1, NEC Birmingham


Register now at www.gradjobs.co.uk

Year on year, the National Graduate Recruitment Exhibitions remain the largest graduate exhibitions of their kind in the UK. With a vast array of some of the top companies in the country all recruiting under one roof, this is your opportunity to enhance your career.

  • Have your career questions answered directly by recruiters such as: BUNAC, Bloomberg, Dstl, the John Lewis Partnership and TK Maxx.
  • Have your CV tailored by leading professionals and gain essential interview tips, take part in a mock assessment centre or get help completing online application forms, and gain invaluable advice on how to get your CV to the top of the pile.
  • Attend free presentations, advice clinics, gain interview tips and techniques.

The National Graduate Recruitment Exhibition is the essential careers fair for any graduate jobseeker!

Register now for FREE ENTRY or visit www.gradjobs.co.uk for more information.

Plus full-time students can claim up to £10 back for their transport costs! (Terms and conditions apply. See website for full details.)

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I have just received an offer to join J.P. Morgan Asset Management as a Summer Analyst next summer and I really want to thank all of you at EmployAbility for all the invaluable help you have provided me throughout the process.

JB - Finance Summer Analyst 2018

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