Last week’s bulletin announced events coming up in recognition of National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month. Here are two more:
October 20: Discover Your Career at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIH invites high school and college students and recent graduates with disabilities to meet virtually with representatives of the agency on October 20th from 2 – 3:30 pm EST. This free informational session will cover an overview of NIH, summer internships, how to apply for positions, resume writing tips, and more. For more information and to register for the event, hosted by AAPD (American Association of People with Disabilities), click on the following link and scroll to Discover Your Career at the National Institutes of Health.
October 25: Workshop on Preparing for Interviews
This free NDEAM workshop, on October 25 from 11 am – 12:30 pm EST, features tips for gearing up for and engaging in the virtual job interview. Among the topics covered: an online personality test, “dressing for success,” types of interview questions, questions to ask – and “Questions Not To Ask!!” It is being held jointly by Prince George’s County (Maryland) Local Workforce Development Board, Employ Prince George’s, Independence Now, and the Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS). For more information and to register: Prepping For Interview: Virtual Interviewing (NDEAM) Workshop.