Services for Students with Disabilities

Fellowships for Communications, Journalism & Film Students

We're looking for undergraduate and graduate students interested in a fun internship experience this spring or summer in Diversity in Film and Television. These Communications Fellowships are located in the Washington, D.C., metro area. We are looking for people with and without disabilities interested in (need to have skills in at least one of these areas):

  • social media for business (mainly Facebook and Twitter);
  • website management using WordPress;
  • writing blogs, press releases and news articles to promote positive, accurate, diverse and inclusive media portrayals on TV and in film;
  • photo editing and graphic design using Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign (potential for video editing opportunities as well).

Apply for NBER Fellowship Program in Disability Policy Research

The NBER Disability Research Center is now accepting applications for the NBER Fellowship Program in Disability Policy Research. This program offers both post-doctoral and junior level faculty support for one year at NBER’s offices in Cambridge to pursue independent research with a focus on the health and economic policy implications of disability and disability policy. This opportunity, funded by the Social Security Administration, and has provided funding, data access, and invaluable research team for a host of distinguished young scholars over the past five years. 

To learn more about this opportunity (and to apply), please visit the website

 It’s a short application and only one letter of support is required. The due date is 12/3/2017.


2018 Orientation Leader Application Now Open!

The Orientation Leader position is integral to welcoming our new students and their families to campus, and we are looking for students from all schools and colleges, backgrounds, and academic years, including those that will graduate in April 2018.  More information regarding the position, expectations, responsibilities, dates of employment, and remuneration can be found at  

The direct link to the application can be found here:  2018 Orientation Leader Application

We will be hosting mass informational meetings about the role in January.  The application will close on January 16 at 5:00pm.   

Apply to be an Orientation Leader flyer from Office of New Student Programs