Federal internship opportunities for college students with disabilities

Oct. 16, 2012

By U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs

HEIDELBERG, Germany -- U.S. citizen Family Members with disabilities who are current, full-time undergraduate or graduate students should consider applying for the Department of Labor’s 2013 Workforce Recruitment Program.

Applications are accepted between now and November 16, 2012 at: https://wrp.gov/AboutPre.do#Students.

Individuals who graduated from college (undergraduate or graduate) in October 2011 or later are also eligible to participate.
Registering now will allow participants to apply for full-time summer jobs available across USAREUR (May 1-Sept. 30, 2013).

Department of Labor recruiters began visiting American universities in Germany and throughout the United States including U.S. Territories in Puerto Rico starting October 15, 2012.

The Workforce Recruitment Program is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal sector employers nationwide to include USAREUR with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities that vary by career fields in a workplace though summer.

Salaries are funded by the Department of Defense. The student’s General Schedule grade and salary will be determined based on educational background and experience. Students are hired at all grade levels.

USAREUR is a professional values-based organization that supports quality programs to meet our people’s needs. The Workforce Recruitment Program supports the employment opportunities of Family Members of the U.S. Army Europe family.

For additional information please contact the U.S. Army Europe Equal Employment Opportunity Office at +49 (0) 6221-57-9412/9411 or DSN 370-9412/9411.

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