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AAPD Summer Internship Program Applications Due February 5, 2014

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The following information is from the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy.

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) has announced its Summer Internship Program. The program is open to college students, graduate students, recent graduates (within one year), or veterans who self-identify as an individual with any type of disability.

AAPD's Summer Internship Program provides the opportunity to gain hands-on professional experience to help advance program participants' career goals while interning in Washington, DC. Interns will receive a stipend, mentor matching, and additional resources during the summer. Candidates interested in the professional arena of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and veterans with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply. Applications are due by 5:00 PM EST on February 5.

Eligibility

  • Any college student (degree and non-degree seeking), graduate student, recent graduate within a year and veteran who self-identifies as an individual with any type of disability is invited to apply. You will not be required to disclose your specific disability; however, your application for this program will signify that you consider yourself a person with a disability.
  • PLEASE NOTE: This is a program run specifically for students with disabilities by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the nation’s largest cross-disability membership organization. Those selected for this program will be involved in various disability-focused activities and associated with AAPD and fellow interns with all types of disabilities throughout the program.
  • Applicants chosen for the AAPD Washington DC Summer Internship Program release all information contained in their application for use on the AAPD website and in public press releases, including releases to the program funders and potential employers.

Apply for the internship program.

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