The Temple University Career Center offers comprehensive employment resources for students seeking internships, career positions and part-time student employment. The Career Center is a full-service department that provides assistance in step-by-step career planning to develop a strategy for the job search. The department offers computerized assessment tools, personalized mock interviews and career coaching appointments. They also have an extensive library of career resources, career fairs and on campus recruiting. For more employment opportunities please visit Temple University's Career Center.
Federal Workforce Recruitment Program
The Federal Workforce Recruitment Program is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates with a disability. The program offers students professional development training, an interview with a federal recruiter and opportunity for a PAID summer internship.
State Vocational Rehabilitation agencies provide a wide variety of services to assist people with disabilities secure gainful employment. Many students who experience significant disability-related financial need find relief from their state vocational rehabilitation agency. To locate the agency that serves your home state, please consult the vocational rehabilitation website.
Emerging Leaders is a highly competitive program that places undergraduate and graduate students with a disability in fulfilling summer internships and provides them with leadership development opportunities. Emerging Leaders partners with businesses to help them find outstanding new talent while also considering diversity and inclusion in their hiring practices.
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is an independent, nonprofit organization serving hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States and other countries by providing selected students challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C. for academic credit.
Each year, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) hosts two Summer Internship Programs for College Students with Disabilities in Washington, D.C., providing paid travel to and from D.C., accessible housing, and living stipends.
ENTRY POINT! is a program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offering outstanding internship opportunities for students with a disability in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and several fields of business. The ENTRY POINT! internships are particularly valuable because of the availability of mentoring and assistive technology, facilitating the entry and advancement of individuals with significant disabilities into competitive employment and research at all levels.