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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 Information will be removed as it becomes out-of-date.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.

National Federation of the Blind 2017 Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 31, 2017

The National Federation of the Blind 2017 Scholarship Program is for blind high school seniors through grad school students.

Deadline: Midnight, EST, March 31, 2017

  • $12,000 Scholarship, "The Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship" and
  • 1 scholarship for $10,000
  • 2 scholarships for $8,000 each
  • 4 scholarships for $5,000 each
  • 22 scholarships for $3,000 each

Go to www.nfb.org/scholarships for more information.

To apply: During the open period, read the rules and the Submission Checklist, complete the official 2017 Scholarship Application Form (online or in print), supply all required documents, and request and complete one interview by an NFB affiliate president. Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for more information.

Questions?: Contact the NFB Scholarship Program; Chairperson Patti Chang, Esq.
Email: scholarships@nfb.org.
Office: (410) 659-9314, ext. 2415, (8 am - 5 pm EST)

Summer 2017 Internship - Office of Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici

Applications due 3-17-2017

The office of Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) is seeking interns for summer 2017. Interns in the Washington, D.C. office will gain valuable experience supporting legislative staff and will learn about the operations of a congressional office. 

Responsibilities will include: conducting legislative research, providing office support, answering phones, assisting with constituent correspondence, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, and assisting staff with projects as assigned. Interns in the district office in Beaverton, Oregon will assist the outreach staff and caseworkers, research policy issues, help with constituent communication through mail and phone calls and attend meetings with the Congresswoman. 

Successful candidates will demonstrate professionalism, strong communication skills, and an interest in learning more about the legislative process. 

Candidates with Oregon ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications for the summer 2017 internship will be accepted on a rolling basis with preference given to those who apply by March 17th. To apply, please visit http://bonamici.house.gov/internshipform

StepToe & Johnson LLP

Updated 11-23-2016, Apply Through Recruiter

For more than six decades, Steptoe has established a reputation for vigorous advocacy in complex litigation and arbitration, successful representation of clients before governmental agencies, and creative and practical advice in guiding business transactions.The firm has more than 500 lawyers and other professionals in offices in Beijing, Brussels, Century City, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, Phoenix, and Washington.


The firm is known for its ability to help clients solve high-stakes, multidimensional problems, particularly those with a governmental aspect. StepToe is currently recruiting for positions such as:

  • Legal/Lobbyist Executive Assistant
  • Senior Manager, IT Operations & Support
  • Financial Analyst
  • IP Legal Administrative Assistant
  • Staff Accountant
  • Marketing Content Manager
  • Resources Administrative Support Technician
  • IP Docket Assistant
  • Legal Administrative/Executive Assistant
  • Human Resources Administrative Assistant

For more information, please contact Shawn Williams, Human Resources Coordinator at swilliams@steptoe.com.