The American Association of People with Disabilities is the nation's largest disability rights organization. We promote equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation for people with disabilities. Our members, including people with disabilities and our family, friends, and supporters, represent a powerful force for change.

Current Opportunities for The American Association of People with Disabilities

NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: April 24, 2022

The NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship will offer four scholarships, which can be used in the spring, summer, or fall semesters of 2015, to 2nd year associate' students; undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors; and graduate students with disabilities pursuing communication or media-related degrees. Each recipient will receive $5,625 for the tuition and fees at their college or university.

AAPD Summer Internship Program

Opportunity Type: Internship
Application Deadline: January 15, 2022
Description: Since 2002, the AAPD Summer Internship Program has developed the next generation of leaders with disabilities and offered host employers access to a talented, diverse workforce. Each summer, AAPD places college students, graduate students, law students, and recent graduates with all types of disabilities in paid 10-week summer internships in Congressional offices, federal agencies, non-profit and for-profit organizations in the Washington, DC area.Each intern is matched with a mentor who will assist them their career goals. AAPD provides the interns with a stipend, transportation to and from Washington, DC, and fully-accessible housing.

Contact Information

The American Association of People with Disabilities