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Who We Are

We're a global not for profit organization that's rebranding disability through achievement. We do that by attracting, preparing and connecting high potential university students & alumni - including veterans - who happen to have disabilities for scholarships, internships, The Lime Connect Fellowship Program and full time careers with our corporate partners - the world's leading corporations.  Being part of our Lime Network is a lifelong experience that builds community and success as members grow in their careers - and in life.

Our partners, who are setting an example for others to follow, include today:

Google, Goldman SachsBloomberg, JPMorgan Chase & Co.PwC, Unilever, Microsoft and our newest partner, Facebook, in the U.S., and

BMO, IBM CanadaTD, BellCIBC, Rogers Communications and our newest partner, The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), in Canada.

Lime Blog

Welcome to Lime Connect's blog, The Lowercase d, where we put talent first and disability second!  Join us for helpful career advice, internship and full time job opportunities, to hear personal stories from our Lime Network members, and updates from our corporate partners. Check out our latest blog post below!


Big Law Business: Google Hired a Blind Lawyer and Here's His Story

Update on the post below: Big Law Business liked Jack's story so much, they spent a day at work with him!   Check out this latest article, and video, here.


When Jack Chen walked into an interview with law firm Baker Botts in 2007, he knew he was at a disadvantage in the Big Law world: born blind, Chen has to use assistive technologies to complete his legal work.

“As a young associate at a law firm, you’re judged heavily on form as well as substance,” he said. “In other words, how you format your documents can often be as important as the content. Walking into an interview is really daunting.”

In spite of his apprehension, Chen got the job.

Three years later, when he was interviewing for an in-house spot at Google, he decided to change tactics: “I was kind of tired of hiding and downplaying my disability,” he said.

Chen showed up for the interview with a news article written about his recent completion of the New York City Triathlon. The message was simple enough: Chen could do things others could do, and then some.

“People with disabilities often bring unique aspects to projects, including outstanding problem solving skills,” he said. “They’ve been doing it their whole lives.”

Susan Lang, founding president and CEO of non-profit organization Lime Connect, said companies and law firms often miss out on talent like Chen, who has degrees in computer science from Harvard and Berkeley, in addition to his law degree from Fordham...

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News & Events

The latest news you want to know!

We're now accepting submissions for the #IntheLimelight Video Contest! If you're a university student or professional, tell us how you are rebranding disability through achievement for a chance to win a $10,000, $5,000, or $2,500 award! Visit the contest page to learn more!



Bloomberg is now accepting applications for their Supply Chain Associate role, as part of their entry-level rotational program. Successful candidates will engage in a 15-18 month training program, introducing you to Bloomberg products, services, clients and insight into global Supply Chain.  Learn more at The Lime Network


Facebook has several new full-time opportunities available in software engineering, product integrity, and recruitment. Learn more at The Lime Network!
 


Microsoft is hosting a weeklong University Autism Hiring Event this August at their Redmond, CA campus for interested candidates with autism. They are hiring for software engineers, data scientist, technical and non-technical program managers and more! 

Candidates will have the opportunity to participate with Microsoft teams on informal projects and interviews and be offered a job if there's a skill match and the right fit! Learn more at The Lime Network!

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an opportunity to participate with
Microsoft teams on informal projects
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offered a job if there is a skills match
and team fit

Applications are open for the BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship! 

Lime Connect is pleased to be an Equity Through Education partner with BMO Capital Markets to provide scholarships for students with disabilities. Launched in 2005, Equity Through Education helps people achieve their dreams by getting the opportunity to develop themselves through education, and the program builds a diverse workforce.

Selected recipients will receive $10,000 USD (students in the US) or $5,000 USD (students in Canada) to support their future studies. Full details available here. The deadline to apply is Sunday, September 17th. Learn more at The Lime Network!


Did you miss our latest webinar, Advanced Networking: Relationship-Building for Careers? The webinar, hosted by PwC, covered how to maximize event networking, how to best utilize LinkedIn and social networking sites, and how to grow and nurture longstanding professional relationships and more! Join or log into The Lime Network to view the full webinar! 


 Are you passionate about identifying and attracting talent? Or helping a firm fully leverage the skills and talents of its team?

PwC has many new talent acquisition and human capital (HR) roles available across the country! Visit The Lime Network for additional details.


Do you have a passion for sales? Google is hiring for an Associate Account Strategist, GMS Sales and an Associate Account Strategist, Global Customer Experience role in Ann Arbor, MI. Log into The Lime Network for additional details!
 

 


It was a thrill for Lime Connect to be asked to ring the closing bell on April 29th!  Thanks to the NYSE for the great honor.

Remember to check out The Lime Network for other events and opportunities posted by our partners.

 

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