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Colleges and Universities Invited to Participate in Workforce Recruitment Program

The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) connects employers nationwide, from the public and private sectors, with “highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to demonstrate their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.” Colleges and universities are invited to sign up to participate in fall 2022 applications for this recruitment and referral program. In addition to increasing job and internship prospects, WRP provides resources such as resume writing and interviewing skills to students, and professional training webinars with WRP staff. The program also helps to advance a school’s diversity and inclusion initiatives by “growing the relationship between your career, disability, and veterans services offices” and fosters collaboration with other colleges and universities to share best practices regarding the management of WRP. To provide students access to the WRP, college or university staff need to register their school before June 30, 2022. WRP is managed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the U.S. Department of Defense’s Diversity Management Operations Center (DMOC). For additional information and to participate, visit the listing for Colleges and University staff: Register for the Workforce Recruitment Program and to learn about the WRP click here.