Think Ahead: Apply Now for 2018 Summer Internships

The U.S. Flag by a windowWait a minute. Didn’t the school year just start? Well, if you are in college right now, or will just be finishing college in 2018, or plan on attending law school or grad school,believe it or not,the AAPD Washington DC Summer Internship Program for Students with Disabilities is already accepting applications for their 2018 program.

AAPD stands for the American Association of People with Disabilities, and their summer internship program provides college students, law students, new graduates and other graduate and professional students with all sorts of disabilities the opportunity to work in public service for 10 weeks on Capitol Hill and at federal agencies. Each intern is matched with a mentor who will assist them in their career goals, and as if that isn’t enough, the internship also provides the interns with a stipend, transportation to and from Washington, DC, and fully-accessible housing. From the AAPD web site:

“At the beginning of the summer, interns participate in a 1-week orientation session to learn about AAPD as well as the disability rights movement, meet the other interns, and participate in a variety of engaging workshops and events. As part of the AAPD network, interns also receive opportunities to attend events on Capitol Hill, conferences, community events, happy hours, and more.”

If you qualify, I guess it’s never too early to apply! The application is available online now. and is due on November 6, 2017.


 

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