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Academic Support & Access Center


Academic Support & Access Center
Fax: 202-885-1042
Mary Graydon Center, Room 243

Monday-Thursday 9:00a.m. - 7:00p.m. Friday 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Academic Support & Access Center
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8027

Job/Internship Opportunities for students with disabilities

Information about job and internship opportunities for students with disabilities that is received by the ASAC is posted here. Each posting is dated. Information will be removed as it becomes out-of-date. Please note that the ASAC does not endorse any of the companies. Rather, this page is a means to share information. The ASAC strongly encourages students to also work with AU's Career Center for help in job and internships searches.

Youth in International Development and Foreign Affairs Internship Program

Applications Due 1-10-2017

The summer 2017 Youth in International Development and Foreign Affairs internship program is now open for applications until January 10, 2017.

The United States International Council on Disabilities (USICD) launched its internship program in 2013. USICD's internship program focuses on U.S. citizen youth with disabilities from across the country who intend to pursue careers in international development or foreign affairs.

The summer 2017 internship program will bring a group of talented U.S. citizen graduate students, recent graduates, and rising juniors and seniors with disabilities to Washington, DC, for nine weeks. This will include a one-week training and orientation program followed by an eight-week internship at an international organization in the Washington, DC, area. USICD will cover the cost of accessible housing during the program, reimburse travel expenses to and from DC, and provide a limited stipend. It is anticipated that the program will run from May 28 to July 29, 2017. These dates may be subject to change.

To learn more about the Youth in International Development and Foreign Affairs internship program, eligibility criteria, and the application process, please visit You also may wish to explore the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section at the link before applying.

The application deadline for USICD's summer 2017 internship program is January 10, 2017.

USICD works to promote the rights and full participation of persons with disabilities through global engagement and United States foreign affairs. USICD bridges the U.S. disability community with the global disability rights movement. Learn more about USICD and our work at

COSD Full Access Student Summit, Boston

Applications Due 10-26-16; Event Dates 11-18-19-2016

COSD FULL ACCESS Student Summit Boston
Student Application Available Online Now

Event Dates: November 18-19, 2016
Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Cambridge, MA

COSD Mission
COSD's mission is to assist college students and recent graduates with a disability in gaining the tools and knowledge necessary to secure the career of their choice. The COSD FULL ACCESS Student Summit is one of those tools. In partnership with Career Services and Disability Services offices on campus, students need to know about this unique opportunity to meet with some of the most successful corporations that are looking to recruit college students and graduates with disabilities.

Students and recent graduates with disabilities on your campus are welcome to click below and complete the online application. All applicants will need to have the most updated and reviewed resume ready to upload with the application. Application deadline is October 26, 2016.

Accepted Applicants attend the Student Summit at no cost to them and COSD pays for one night's stay at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge (Friday November 18 only) for each student and graduate. However, all attendees need to pay for their own transportation to get to the Hyatt.

The Online Application can be accessed here.

StepToe & Johnson LLP

Updated 10-14-2016, Apply Through Recruiter

For more than six decades, Steptoe has established a reputation for vigorous advocacy in complex litigation and arbitration, successful representation of clients before governmental agencies, and creative and practical advice in guiding business transactions.The firm has more than 500 lawyers and other professionals in offices in Beijing, Brussels, Century City, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, Phoenix, and Washington.

The firm is known for its ability to help clients solve high-stakes, multidimensional problems, particularly those with a governmental aspect. StepToe is currently recruiting for positions such as:

  • Supervisor, Records Management
  • Senior Manager, IT Operations & Support
  • Staff Accountant
  • Marketing Content Manager
  • Resource Administrative Support Technician
  • Marketing Technology Manager
  • Senior Business Development Coordinator
  • IP Docket Assistant
  • Legal Administrative/Executive Assistant
  • IP Legal Executive Assistant
  • Human Resources Administrative Assistant
  • Billing Analyst
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Business Development Coordinator

For more information, please contact Shawn Williams, Human Resources Coordinator at

Virtual Career Fair for People with Disabilities

Event Date: 11-15-2016

This Virtual Career Fair is FREE for students and alumni with disabilities to attend.

Great opportunity for College students & College grads with disabilities to meet online with employers across the nation including Capital One, CDC, Cox Communications, Intel, NIH, NSA, Ricoh, TwentyEighty, Verizon, & More!

Students and alumni are invited to interact with employers via chat sessions.

Access opportunities within a wide range of careers.

•  Chat with employers across the nation
•  Public and private sector opportunities

Participate from the comfort of your home,
your dorm room or your favorite coffee shop!

•  Discuss careers and internships with multiple employers
•  End-to-end accessible technology platform

Save time and money.
•  No business suit or travel required
•  No printed out resumes necessary

Register here.

Virtual Career Fair Date: November 15, 2016

For information: or 770.980.0088


DC Careers & the disABLED Career Expo

Event Date: 11-18-2016

TIME & LOCATION: Friday, November 18th 10am to 3pm
Ronald Reagan Building – Atrium Hall
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

A diversity of companies and government agencies are participating in this special career event. To mention just a few: Transportation Security Administration , US Dept. of State, Capital One, National Credit Union Administration, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Federal Aviation Administration, Northrop Grumman (Silver Sponsor), American University, National Security Agency, NAVAIR, SUEZ in North America, Lockheed Martin, US Postal Service, Central Intelligence Agency, and many others.

To pre-register for the event, your job candidates should go to and post their resume which will be placed in a database given to all participating exhibitors for their follow up.