State Services for the blind of Minnesota put on a Career Expo at a local college in Minneapolis with over 25 representatives from companies who themselves are Blind or visually Impaired. They shared their experiences from transitioning from high school to college and to the work place.
Be sure to check with your State Services for a Career Expo as this is a great opportunity to learn, network and meet some really interesting people.
Lead Accessibility Consultant, Target
Randi has worked for target for nearly 5 years, helping to ensure the accessibility of target.com and other digital assets. She works closely with project managers, developers, designers, and user experience professionals. She also helps to oversee the testing of Target products using assistive technologies. Randi is an athlete who has competed in both the Twin Cities Marathon and St. Croix Valley Triathlon.
Accessibility Consultant, Target
Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska where he studied music education. He has since worked in a number of fields including political fundraising, marketing, computer and Braille education, and accessibility consultation. He is the president of the National Federation of the Blind of Minnesota Metro Chapter. Additionally, Ryan is an improviser who has performed at various venues in Minnesota and neighboring states.