Career Services is gearing up for the third year in a row to offer the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) to connect current students and recent graduates with disabilities to employers nationwide for paid summer internships and full-time job opportunities.
The WRP provides students and recent graduates with disabilities in all fields of study the opportunity to market their abilities to a wide variety of potential employers across the United States, sharpen their interviewing skills during a required phone interview with a WRP recruiter, and gain valuable skills, experience, and contacts on the job.
To participate in the program, you must:
- Be a United States Citizen (Veterans are strongly desired)
- Have an intellectual disability, a severe physical disability, or a psychiatric disability making you eligible to use the Schedule A hiring authority
- Be a current, full-time, degree-seeking student unless you are taking a reduced course load due to a disability or are in your final term OR
- Have graduated after April 2014
The WRP is run on an annual basis and requires student applicants to participate in a remote interview with one of their recruiters. Registration will begin August 24 and run through October 19. The interviews will begin October 27th. Space is limited, so apply early.
Please contact Career Services at 877-297-6192 or email@example.com for more information or check out www.wrp.gov to learn more.
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