Disability Mentoring Day at TSA
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invite you to attend a half-day mentoring program on Wednesday, October 21, 2015. The program will take place at TSA Headquarters, 701 South 12th Street, Arlington, Virginia, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
TSA is part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and its mission is to protect the Nation’s transportation systems and ensure the freedom of travelers and commerce. College students, recent graduates, and law students with disabilities interested in careers in government are encouraged to participate in this program. Students with backgrounds or majors in the following are particularly encouraged to attend:
* Human Resources
* IT/Computer Science
* Public Affairs
* Criminal Justice
This half-day mentoring program will give participants an opportunity to connect with TSA employe
es through mentoring sessions and learn about working at TSA.
Participants must provide their own transportation. TSA is located at the Pentagon City Metro stop by either the Blue or Yellow line. To register, please submit your resume and any accommodations you will need to participate to DMD@aapd.com by October 9th. ASL interpreting will be provided.
Apply by Feb. 6th for the 2015 AAPD Summer Internship Program
If you will be living in the Washington, DC area during the 2015 summer and you’re a college student, graduate student, law student, or recent graduate (within one year), AAPD’s Summer Internship Program provides the opportunity to gain hands-on professional experience to help advance your career goals. Interns will receive a stipend, mentor matching, and additional resources during the summer. Candidates interested in careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and veterans with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.
Applications and information about the application process can be found on our website at: http://www.aapd.com/what-we-do/employment/internship-program/. All applications and supporting materials must be submitted by Feburary 6th.
Summer Internships at AAPD
If you will be living in the Washington, DC area during the 2014 summer and you’re a college student, graduate student, or recent graduate (within one year), the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)’s Summer Internship Program provides the opportunity to gain hands-on professional experience to help advance your career goals. 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 and veterans with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on February 5, 2014.
To apply, submit an application, which can be found here, or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks to Fairfax County Disability Services
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Tuesday the Senate takes up the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
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