The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private-sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to demonstrate their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.

Candidates apply to the WRP each fall through participating campuses and receive informational interviews with federal employees who serve as volunteer recruiters. Candidates represent all majors, and range from college freshmen to graduate- and law-school students. Information from candidates is compiled in a searchable database that is available through this website to employers.

WRP is recognized by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) as a model strategy in its guidance to federal agencies regarding the recruitment and hiring of people with disabilities. Since the program's expansion in 1995, thousands of students and recent graduates have received temporary and permanent employment opportunities through the WRP.

Participating in the WRP is an excellent way to:
  • Find an internship or permanent position at federal agencies
  • Explore careers in the federal service
  • Gain interviewing experience
  • Improve your resume
  • Market your abilities to a wide variety of potential employers all over the United States 
For more details and recommendations, please access the following slide deck:
We have a new WRP Student and Recent Graduate Video Series available on YouTube and now posted on the WRP Student Homepage.

WRP is managed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the U.S. Department of Defense's Diversity Management Operations Center (DMOC).

 Source: The information here was retrieved from WRP's website and resources