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 Information will be removed as it becomes out-of-date.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

StepToe & Johnson LLP

Updated 7-25-2016, 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:

  • Events Coordinator (Temporary)
  • HR Recruiting Assistant
  • Marketing Technology Manager
  • Senior Business Development Coordinator
  • Attorney Services & Legal Recruiting Intern
  • Docket Specialist
  • IP Docket Assistant
  • Conflicts Assistant
  • Legal Administrative/Executive Assistant

For more information, please contact Tiffany Hall, Human Resources Coordinator at

Ticket to Work Virtual Job Fair

Posted 7-15-2016.  Event Date August 24, 2016

Attend the Ticket to Work Virtual Job Fair August 24, 2016

The Ticket to Work program will host its next online Virtual Job Fair on August 24, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET. This is a national event sponsored by Social Security. The event will connect job seekers to companies that work with the government. These companies have job openings for persons with many different skill and experience levels. They are particularly interested in hiring qualified people with disabilities.

Register for the Job Fair!
At the job fair, participants can communicate with job recruiters online in chat forums and by using one-on-one messages. They can also visit virtual resource booths to ask questions about job accommodations, Social Security work incentives, and legal issues that can create barriers to work for people with disabilities.

You should register if:
•  You are a Ticket to Work participant.
•  You are using your Ticket to get services from an approved Employment Network (EN) or your State Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agency.
•  You are ready to work.

How to register:

•  Fill out the consent form found at
•  Give the form to your EN or State VR agency to keep on file.
•  Register at

Once we verify your eligibility to participate, we will confirm your registration. If you have participated in a past Virtual Job Fair, you still need to sign a new consent form and register. 

Not sure if you are a Ticket to Work participant? Need help finding an EN or State VR agency?
Call the Ticket to Work Help Line at 1-866-968-7842 (voice) or 1-866-833-296 (TTY). Agents are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET.

Assistive Technology - The Virtual Job Fair environment will be screen-reader friendly.

US SEC Information and Networking Event for Individuals with Disabilities

Posted 7-15-2016.  Event date: August 8, 2016.  RSVP by July 29, 2016

Individuals with disabilities interested in federal employment in the securities regulation and enforcement arena are invited to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Information and Networking Event on Monday, August 8th, at 1:00 p.m. At the event, guests will have the opportunity to learn more about the SEC's mission, hear about the agency's benefits and reasonable accommodations, and network with SEC hiring managers. Guests may be considered for current and/or future employment opportunities.

Accountants, attorneys, economists, examiners, IT specialists and securities industry professionals are strongly encouraged to attend.

To attend:

  1. You must be eligible for Schedule A Hiring Authority. You are eligible for Schedule A if you are an individuals with a severe physical disability, a psychiatric disability or an intellectual disability.
  2. You must pre-register by providing your full name and resume by Friday, July 29, 2016 to Due to limited space the capacity limit is 75 guests.

For additional information, please contact

To request disability accommodation for participation in this event, please e-mail by Friday, July 29, 2016.

US Securities and Exchange Commission
Information and Networking Event for Individuals with Disabilities
Monday, August 8, 2016
1-4 p.m.
SEC Headquarters, Multipurpose Room
100 F St. NE, Washington, DC

(Accessible via Metro Red Line, Union Station)