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Workforce Recruitment Program

The workforce recruitment program (WRP) is a program run by the United State's Department of Education. It helps qualified students and recent graduates with disabilities to obtain internships and permanent positions with federal and private employers across the US. 

To be eligible for WRP, candidates must be:

  • current, full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a disability, or have graduated after on or after April 1, 2019
  • U.S. citizens, be attending or have graduated from a U.S. Department of Education accredited university
  • eligible for a Schedule A Hiring Authority for person with disabilities. 

Registration and applications are open now at The student registration deadline is October 11th, 2021. The student application deadline is October 13th, 2021. 

For more information, please review the resources below, visit the WRP website or contact Genine Apidone at


How to Create a WRP and Login555.86 KB
WRP Job Preference Descriptions List66.71 KB
WRP FAQs68.64 KB
Sample Schedule A Letter to Provide to Medical and Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals 83.28 KB
WRP Sample Student Slide Deck Fall 2021558.15 KB
WRP Student Registration & Application Process 8.11.2021.pptx_.pdf1.76 MB