Job Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities
Periodically, the Office of Disability Support Services receives information about upcoming employment opportunities and career fairs geared toward persons, specifically students, with disabilities. Please check back often for updates. For general information about career services, please see Career Services.
Attend CAREERS & the disABLED’s Career Expo!
The largest career fair in Washington, DC. for people with disabilities and wounded warriors!
November 22, 2019
10:00AM – 3:00PM
Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004
Join us at our Career Expo to meet Fortune 500 companies and government agencies looking to recruit new talent in sales, marketing, engineering, IT, management, administration, human resources, and so much more…
Register online in order to attend the event. To register, go to www.eop.com/expo
Opportunity: Workforce Recruitment Program: Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP) is a resource for federal agencies and private businesses nationwide to identify qualified temporary and permanent employees from a variety of fields. Applicants are highly motivated post-secondary students and recent graduates eager to prove their abilities in the workforce. Employers seek to fill both temporary and permanent positions in a variety of fields.
Opportunity: Walmart is Hiring: Walmart is now hiring for their new store, which is located at 310 Riggs Rd. NE (walking distance from the Ft. Totten metro). They will be hiring 300 or more associates at the Ft. Totten store and backfilling at their Georgia Ave and H St stores. The grand opening date has not been confirmed yet, but it will be this Fall. They are now accepting job applications. People must apply on-line at www.walmart.com/apply. If anyone would like to apply for jobs at the Ft. Totten store specifically, the store number is #3035. They can also search by geography (ex. Washington, DC), in which case, all the available jobs at their stores throughout DC will show. They are looking for candidates who demonstrate enthusiasm, potential, and an interest in retail. 68% of their associates are DC residents!
The hiring center hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for candidates who need access to computers for the online application. The range of jobs available includes professional services, sales floor associates and supervisors, front-end cashiers, customer service, cart pushers, greeters, stockers and others. Walmart will offer a job to any eligible U.S. veteran honorably discharged from active duty since the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment launched on Memorial Day 2013. Interested veterans may find out more at http://walmartcareerswithamission.com.