The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) awards fellowships to students pursuing degrees in transportation-related disciplines. This program advances the transportation workforce by attracting the brightest minds to the field through education, research, and workforce development. The DDETFP encompasses all modes of transportation.
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP), administered by ASEE, helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited U.S. institutions. The NSF welcomes applications from all qualified students and strongly encourages under-represented populations, including women, under-represented racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities, to apply for this fellowship.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Internship Program provides students with employment opportunities year-round. Student employees gain valuable professional experience as an assistant in scientific, professional, technical, and/or administrative areas. It can be a paid or unpaid internship. This internship opportunity gives students insight into considering a future career with USDA. Annually, USDA employs thousands of students nationwide throughout 7 mission areas, 19 agencies, and 16 administrative offices.
The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) aims to provide summer work experience, and in some cases full-time employment, for college students with disabilities. The program develops partnerships with other Federal agencies, each of whom makes a commitment to provide summer jobs and a staff recruiter. Each year, recruiters interview more than 1,500 students with disabilities at college and university campuses across the nation, and develop a database listing the qualifications of each student. Interviews are arranged from November to January.
The Office of the Secretary of Defense/Washington Headquarters Services (OSD/WHS) offers positions under the Student Career Experience Program (SCEP). This program provides an opportunity to earn money while continuing education. Students train with people who manage the day-to-day business of OSD/WHS and combine their academic studies with on- the-job work experiences. SCEP is open to students at all levels: high school; vocational and technical; and associate, baccalaureate, graduate, and professional levels. Under this program, students may be employed year-round on a flexible work schedule.