Disability Services Center

Workforce Recruitment Program 2017

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The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a program that connects college students and recent graduates with disabilities to employers across the nation for summer internships and full-time jobs. Check out www.wrp.gov to learn more.

Please see below for eligibility requirements and dates of interviews.  

To qualify, an eligible candidate:

  • Must have an intellectual disability, severe physical disability, or psychiatric disability which makes the candidate eligible to use the Schedule A hiring authority (see explanation in the Schedule A Checklist for Candidates)
  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must be a current, full-time, degree-seeking, post-secondary student, unless they are taking a reduced course load due to a disability OR are in their final semester.



Individuals, who met the preceding requirements while enrolled, but have graduated within one year of the release of the database each December, are also eligible. Candidates who graduated prior to April 2016, are NOT eligible to participate this year.

Please contact me at 207-788-4816 or joanne.benica@maine.edu for more information.

Registration opened on August 28, 2017 and will close on October 17th, 2017.  The interview period will be between October 30, 2017 and November 20, 2017.