A federal program providing recruitment opportunities to highly motivated students with disabilities eager to prove their abilities in the workplace.
Nationwide highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs. The WRP is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers with those very students.
WRP allows federal agencies to conduct interviews with a variety of candidates from all majors and levels within the university setting annually.
To be eligible for WRP during the 2016-2017 school year, candidates must be current, full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a disability, or have graduated within one year of the release of the database each December. A candidate who graduated in April, 2015 or later would still be eligible to participate. Candidates must be U.S. citizens.
Important Dates for the 2017 WRP release:
- August 29 – Student Registration Opens
- October 17 – Student Registration Closes
- October 18 – Deadline to submit complete applications (with documents) and accommodation request forms
- October 27 – November 18 – Interview Period