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  • Academic Support & Access Center
    202-885-3360
    Fax: 202-885-1042
    asac@american.edu
    Mary Graydon Center, Room 243

    Monday-Thursday 9:00a.m. - 7:00p.m. Friday 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

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Job/Internship Opportunities for students with disabilities

Information about job and internship opportunities for students with disabilities that is received by the ASAC is posted here. Each posting is dated. Information will be removed as it becomes out-of-date. Please note that the ASAC does not endorse any of the companies. Rather, this page is a means to share information. The ASAC strongly encourages students to also work with AU's Career Center for help in job and internships searches.

Virtual Career Fair for People with Disabilities

Posted 11/6/2014

 

Are you a person with a disability looking for a career opportunity or internship?

This Virtual Career Fair is FREE for students and alumni with disabilities to attend.

Great opportunity for College students & College grads with disabilities to meet online with employers across the nation including American Transmission Co., ANSYS, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Enterprise Holdings, Epic, Genentech, KLA-Tencor, Lexmark, NSA, Verizon, & More Great Employers!

Students and alumni are invited to interact with employers via chat sessions.

 CONNECT WITH EMPLOYERS LOOKING TO HIRE PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Access opportunities within a wide range of careers.

            Chat with employers across the nation

            Public and private sector opportunities

            INTERVIEW WITH EASE

 

Participate from the comfort of your home, your dorm room or your favorite coffee shop!

            Discuss careers and internships with multiple employers

            End-to-end accessible technology platform

            CAREER FAIRS WITH LESS HASSLE

 

Save time and money.

            No business suit or travel required

            No printed out resumes necessary        

 

Register at www.careereco.com/register/disability

Virtual Career Fair Date: November 13, 2014

For information: bender@careereco.com or 770.980.0088

Concussion Awareness Scholarship

Posted 10/9/2014

Please click this link for more information regarding eligibility requirements and deadlines.

Careers & the disABLED Career Expo

Posted 9/25/2014

Pre-register today to attend our CAREERS & the disABLEDCareer Expo for Minorities, Women, and Wounded Warriors for those in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic career fields taking place in DC.


TIME: Friday, November 21st, 10am to 3pm

LOCATION: Ronald Reagan Building – Atrium Hall, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW .

Pre-Register today by posting your resume online at: www.eop.com/expo

 

Here are a few of the many companies and government agencies who have already signed up and are wanting to recruit your talent: Capital One, National Credit Administration, US AID, Northrop Grumman (Silver Sponsor), PNC, Booz Allen Hamilton, Defense Contract Management Agency, US Dept. of State, Exelon Corp, Boeing (Bronze Sponsor), American University, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Consumer Financial Protection Agency, Freddie Mac (Silver Sponsor), Smithsonian Institution, Air Force Civilian Service, US Dept. of Justice, Lockheed Martin, Social Security Administration, Department of Navy – just to name a few.

Your resume will appear on a CD database given to all recruiters one week after the CAREER EXPO! If you are not able to attend, post your resume anyway since it will appear on the CD Database link either way.

By pre-registering, you will insure your entry into the CAREERS & the disABLED CAREER EXPO much faster than not registering.

 

We look forward to welcoming you as a job candidate at this great EXPO located at the Ronald Reagan Building/Atrium Hall on Friday, November 21, 2014.

Greater Washington Internship Coalition

Posted 9/17/2014

Greater Washington Internship Coalition is a group of internship programs working to include young people with disabilities based in the greater Washington, DC area. The Coalition is a one-stop opportunity for college students with disabilities and emerging professionals with disabilities to seek and receive information or unique internship programs for them! For more information, visit http://www.ncil.org/gwic/.

Fall interns wanted - U.S. Senate HELP Committee Disability Policy Office

Posted 8/13/2014

The Disability Policy Office of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee is currently seeking unpaid interns for the fall of 2014. The position offers undergraduate or graduate students the opportunity to gain substantive experience while participating in the legislative process. Interns’ responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and organizing hearings.

Applicants should have an interest in disability policy, good attention to detail, work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn. Hours are flexible, but applicants should be willing to be in the office at least 15 hours a week.

If you're interested in a position, please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, availability, and two letters of recommendation to danielle_corley@help.senate.gov. Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. The office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

 

Student Volunteer Intern-Disability Program Support with the Department of Justice

Posted 7/31/2014

The Department of Justice, Criminal Division, is currently seeking a student volunteer intern, who is eligible to be hired under Schedule A, to assist with our disability programs that aim to recruit, hire, and promote qualified individuals with targeted disabilities, during the fall/spring semester or off-cycle, on a part-time, volunteer basis (unpaid).

Click here for information and application instructions.