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Workplace Recruitment Program Seeking Federal Employees to Enlist Students with Disabilities

The Workforce Recruitment program (WRP) is seeking volunteers to serve as recruiters in its efforts to connect college students and recent graduates with disabilities with federal and some private sector work opportunities, including internships and permanent positions. A recruiting and referral program, WRP serves as the primary pathway bringing individuals with disabilities into federal employment. Recruiters must be employees of the Federal Government who can commit to conducting up to ten to twelve virtual informational interviews with applicants. The upcoming recruitment session goes from October 24 to November 16, 2022. Recruiters need to complete an on-line training during the summer.  The registration deadline is August 26, 2022. Learn about serving as a recruiter or sign up on the WRP Rules of Behavior Page. Read more about this opportunity here in the News Brief from the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP).