COSD is a unique and dynamic national professional association comprised of more than 600 colleges and universities and over 500 major national employers. COSD’s mission is to improve the national employment rate of college students and recent graduates with disabilities. COSD assists higher education institutions developing collaborative relationships between the Disability Services and Career Services offices on campuses. Students with disabilities are then better prepared and more competitive in the career search. COSD helps employers identify innovative methods of recruiting and hiring college graduates with disabilities, including specialized internship and recruiting programs that focus on college students with disabilities.