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ASAN and Freddie Mac Looking for Interns on the Autism Spectrum

Freddie Mac, a leading mortgage finance company, is partnering with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) to create a more inclusive workplace. Starting next year, Freddie Mac will be offering 2-3 internships for recent college graduates on the autism spectrum with backgrounds in statistics, mathematics, economics, computer science or information technology. ASAN will be working with Freddie Mac to provide employer training on accommodation needs and recruiting qualified applicants on the autism spectrum. We're looking for resumes from recent college graduates on the autism spectrum with the following qualifications:

  • Degree or background in mathematics, computer science, statistics, economics, or information technology;
  • Some experience with statistical modeling software, particularly SAS, SPSS, Stata, R, or SPlus;
  • A strong work ethic;
  • A willingness to work in a collaborative fashion to craft a job description that is both accessible and meets Freddie Mac's business needs;
  • Applicants must either be currently in the DC Metro area or be willing to relocate to the DC Metro area for the duration of the internship.


These internship opportunities will be paid and may lead to further opportunities with the company. All internships will be based in the DC Metro area. Please email your resume to resumes@autisticadvocacy.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

Deadline: Ongoing

Link to Apply: http://www.autisticadvocacy.org/modules/smartsection/item.php?itemid=160

National Hemophilia Foundation Kevin Child Scholarship

Each year the Kevin Child Scholarship is awarded to a qualified individual in memory of Kevin Child. As a child born with hemophilia, Kevin's lived a life with a challenge from the beginning. He died in 1989 of AIDS just a few days from when he should have graduated from college. Since living with a bleeding disorder provides challenges of its own, an opportunity to obtain a higher education should never be an obstacle for anyone with a bleeding disorder. In honor of Kevin's legacy, the Child family hopes this scholarship will provide some assistance in acquiring a higher education. Deadline: June 1, 2011

Deadline: Ongoing

Link to Apply: http://www.hemophilia.org/NHFWeb/MainPgs/MainNHF.aspx?menuid=54&contentid=35

FCCLA - Youth Scholarships

National FCCLA offers several scholarships to student members who plan to further their education after high school. Check the list below to see if you're eligible!

Deadline: Ongoing

Link to Apply: http://fcclainc.org/youth-leaders/youth-scholarship-applications.php

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