The VSA Emerging Young Artists Program recognizes and showcases the work of emerging young artists with disabilities, ages 16-25, who are residing in the United States. Fifteen winning artists share a total of $60,000 in awards. Grand Prize is $20,000, First Prize is $10,000, Second Prize is $6,000, and the remaining Awards of Excellence are $2,000 each. Winning artwork will be exhibited in a year-long, nationally touring exhibition, and artists will attend an all-expenses-paid professional development workshop in Washington, DC. A great opportunity for any talented student with disabilities who qualify, not just for MAICEI students.
UMass Amherst has partnered with the Campus 2 Career Program through the National Organization on Disability. Stay tuned for ongoing events!
Campus 2 Careers provides information regarding internship and work opportunities for students or recent graduates with disabilities, partnering with universities and employers.
We will be highlighting shared opportunities on our site to spread the word below. Stay tuned for consistent updates as there are many employers out there seeking the skills of people with disabilities!
Career Services has daily walk-ins hours for resume reviews, Mon-Fridays, 1-4pm in 511 Goodell if students need help in getting ready.