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Katie Burger
  • Female
  • Saint Paul, MN
  • United States

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University of Minnesota; Disability Resource Center
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Working with an organization that is passionate about helping individuals and families in our community in various creative and interactive ways.

Katie Burger's Blog

Hidden Disabilities in the Workplace

We all agree that a diverse workforce is beneficial for companies – but how do companies know how to include all types of employees, especially those with hidden disabilities. You may have heard about high profile companies that hire specific disabilities. But for the most part we are applying to and working at companies that are still learning what disabilities are. This is especially challenging to those of us with hidden disabilities as employers and…


Posted on September 26, 2018 at 7:00pm — 3 Comments

Mental Health & Assistive Technology in the Workplace

Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experience mental illnesses in a given year. That’s roughly 43.8 million people! For many of us, work can be an outlet that contributes to our sense of purpose and well-being, however, mental illness can also affect our work performance and access, which is why it is so important to seek support in the workplace. Mental illness may interfere with some daily work functions such as, concentration, stamina, distraction,…


Posted on July 30, 2018 at 12:57pm — 4 Comments

Surviving the Post-Grad Job Search

In my last post I talked about my college experience leading up to graduation. Since then, I have encountered many new experiences and challenges related to job search and obtaining that first full-time professional position. After reflecting back on my job search journey, here are seven of my top tips to survive the post grad job search! 


1. Pinpoint what you want (and DON’T want)


            Make sure you take the…


Posted on June 7, 2018 at 10:38am — 3 Comments

How I Cope with Depression Through the Winter Months

Managing depression isn’t easy, and for me, the change in season presents an even tougher obstacle. I’ve struggled with depression for about 10 years now, and with time and trial and error I’ve begun to learn what works for me as far as self-care and symptom management. My college years were especially difficult, but by the end of college I had learned what works and had become better practiced at taking care of myself and managing my mental health. However, this new phase of my life has…


Posted on October 20, 2016 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

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