Career Opportunities

 


AAPD Summer Internship Program

The AAPD Summer Internship Program places college students, graduate students, law students, and recent graduates with all types of disabilities in paid 10-week summer internships in Congressional offices, federal agencies, non-profits, and for-profit organizations in the Washington, DC area. Each intern is matched with a mentor who will assist them their career goals. AAPD provides the interns with a stipend, transportation to and from Washington, DC, and fully-accessible housing.

2015 AAPD Summer Interns
Image Description: The 2015 AAPD Summer Internship Program class posing for a photo

At the beginning of the summer, interns participate in a 1-week orientation session to learn about AAPD as well as the disability rights movement, meet the other interns, and participate in a variety of engaging workshops and events. As part of the AAPD network, interns also receive opportunities to attend events on Capitol Hill, conferences, community events, happy hours, and more.

Please disseminate this call for applications far and wide among your networks. For more information and to apply please visit AAPD’s website.


STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Natural Resources Conservation Service
1201 NE Lloyd Blvd., Suite 900Portland, Oregon 97232

Seeking Students with Disabilities in Science Fields for AccessSTEM:
Do-it's project, the Northwest Alliance for Access to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (accessSTEM) provides opportunities for students with disabilities to locate work experiences and paid internships, participate in career preparation events, conduct labor market research, develop disability disclosure and accommodation strategies, and network with mentors and business professionals. For more information, contact Project Coordinator Scott Bellman at (206) 685-3648 or swb3@u.washington.edu.


Federal Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Bender Consulting Services - Changing Attitudes....One Hire at a time!!


For information: bender@careereco.com or 770.980.0088


Are you a professional with a disability seeking promotional opportunities or a recent college graduate seeking to put your education to work? Bender Consulting Services has 20 years of experience aligning companies and federal agencies with professionals with disabilities in a variety of competitive career fields across the United States.

A businesswoman with disabilities, President and CEO, Joyce Bender is a leader in the disability community and the host of Disability Matters with Joyce Bender on www.voiceamerica.com. Since 1995, Bender has focused on disability employment solutions and the belief that competitive employment means freedom and equality for people with disabilities. Apply now or learn more at www.benderconsult.com.

Now Hiring:

  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Aerospace Engineers
  • Computer and Software Engineers
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Engineers
  • Electricians
  • Project Managers
  • Supply Chain & Logistics Managers
  • Financial Analysts/Accountants
  • Marketing/Sales Representatives
  • Operations Support Professionals

Bender Consulting Career Opportunities Flier (PDF)



GettingHired.com Introduces New Employers and Job Opportunities

Careers & Community for Talented People with Disabilities

We're pleased to welcome into our community the following new employers who are seeking talented people who happen to have disabilities to fill key positions across their organizations.

Click the employer link below to view its latest job opportunities:

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Best of luck!

If you are not a person with a disability and are receiving this message, you probably have received it because you know and/or care about someone with a disability who may be looking for a job. They would appreciate you passing along this email to them. Thank you.



Learn More About UnitedHealth Group Careers. Apply Today!

Careers & Community for Talented People with Disabilities

At UnitedHealth Group, diversity isn't just a corporate buzzword. It's the way we work, and it comes through in everything we do.

From the high-performing people we hire, to the health care services we provide, we advocate the possibilities of unique thinking.

We've become a Fortune 22 company by creating an inclusive environment fueled by innovative ideas.

Our employees have diverse cultural backgrounds, beliefs, perspectives, and lifestyles. But they all have one thing in common - their ability to excel.

A goal with this kind of magnitude requires the brightest, most forward-thinking minds around. We have them here. And they're making a difference.

See UnitedHealth Group Careers

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


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Deschutes National Forest, Bend, Oregon

2017 Generation Green Internship – Wildlife & Recreation

 

The Deschutes National Forest is seeking two interns to help monitor and map core wildlife habitat in areas overlapping with heavy recreational use and high road and trail densities.  The intern will learn how to identify important habitat characteristics and document it using GPS and mapping technology.  The number of hours for the internship is 200 between June and August of 2017.  The intern will need to commit to working approximately 2 days per week, between 6 and 10 hours a day.

 

The stipend for the 200 hours is $1,250.00.

 

Skills the intern will have:

  • Current driver’s license with good driving record
  • Willingness to obtain a government driver’s license and drive government vehicles including 4 X 4 trucks in all types of conditions.  Must be comfortable navigating on Forest Service roads and off-road hiking using maps, GPS, and compass.  There will be a lot of driving to various sites on the Forest for this position.
  • Willingness to complete other safety training as required (example: first aid, CPR, etc).
  • Good communication skills are essential.  The intern will need to stay well-coordinated with wildlife staff and adhere to strict check in/check out safety policies.  The intern will likely interact with the public regularly while working on public lands.
  • Good work ethic, enthusiasm, and high degree of flexibility.
  • Commitment of 6 to 10 hour work days, approximately two days a week.
  • Some walking off-road on uneven ground and up hills is required.  You may be walking up to 5 miles on some days.  Sturdy, protective hiking boots that cover the ankles are required as are appropriate clothing and protection for working in varied weather conditions.

 

Skills the intern will develop:

  • Ability to identify and document important habitat characteristics.
  • Map reading and navigation skills.
  • Use of GPS and mapping technology.
  • Better understanding of natural resource management and current environmental issues.
  • Organization and time management.
  • Safety training (occurring both online or in classroom setting).

 

Products/tasks expected but not limited to:

  • Navigate to sites on Forest Roads driving Forest Service vehicles and hike off-roads to determine suitability wildlife habitat.
  • Collect habitat and public use data, including basic observations and location information.
  • Assist in data compilation, organization, interpretation and display.
  • Prepare a brief written end-of-season report and give a brief presentation to wildlife staff.

 

To learn more about these internships please contact Stacey Cochran, Discover Your Forest Community Engagement Director, at 541-383-5530 or Stacey.cochran@discovernw.org

 

To apply for this internship, send Resume and Cover Letter to Stacey.cochran@discovernw.org.

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