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February Newsletter

February 18, 2010



Dear AbilityLinks Supporter:


I would like to welcome the following new AbilityLinks Consortium Members: Hinsdale Central High School, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital and Massachusetts Medical Society. View a list of all consortium members. Don’t see your organization’s name? Consider joining now.


Walgreens Summer Internships

This summer, Walgreens is looking for college students with disabilities who are interested in doing an internship at their Deerfield, Illinois corporate offices. The basic requirement for these positions is being currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program at a Junior level or higher. Learn more.


Job Seeker Tip: Choosing Resume Key Words

Whether you're writing your first resume, updating an existing one, or tailoring it toward a position's knowledge, skills, and abilities, stop and think about which keywords to use. Electronic resume scanners and busy recruiters look for these key terms in resumes. Without the right key words, your resume could be overlooked and discarded. Read more.


2010 AbilityLinks Webinar Schedule
Need help posting a job or resume on Want to learn about new website features? Sign up today for one of our free webinars designed especially for employers or job seekers. These 50 minute sessions are conducted at your own computer and will help you make the most out of using the website—whether in finding a job or recruiting qualified candidates with disabilities.


Featured AbilityLinks Job Seekers

The first featured job seeker is an experienced sales professional with proven success in appointment setting, consultative selling, account management and product knowledge training. View this resume.


The second job seeker has consumer and technical direct marketing experience including an extensive writing background ranging from men’s apparel to electronic components and scientific instrumentation. View this resume.


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Best Regards,



Ken Skord

AbilityLinks Program Director

[email protected]


AbilityLinks is a program of Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital