Hiring with CUNY LEADS
LEADS provides employers with access to The City University of New York’s 10,000 students with disabilities, both visible and invisible, in 200 majors leading to an associate or bachelor’s degrees, and 800 graduate degree programs.
CUNY LEADS serves as a high-quality, no-cost recruiting service which provides easy access to qualified applicants with disabilities who meet your program requirements. This program is a unique way to demonstrate your commitment to inclusion and to students and alumni from New York City-based colleges.
CUNY LEADS can provide the following services:
  • Screening applicants for major, GPA, graduation date, and other parameters of the employers’ choosing
  • Assistance in the development and implementation of a strong recruitment strategy
  • Assistance with registration of co-sponsored career fairs
  • Coordination of information sessions and events, often co-sponsored by student leaders
  • Assistance with the exploration of the economic incentives of hiring individuals with disabilities
  • Support for outreach to students with disabilities and veterans with disabilities
  • Ongoing support, to assure a successful experience for you and your interns
LEADS has collaborated with the following organizations in past years:
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Jet Blue
  • Barclays
  • Pfizer
  • NYPL
  • City of New York
  • Home Depot
  • Northwell Health
  • CBS
  • AHRC
  • McCann Advertising
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Workforce Recruitment Program
  • BNP Paribas