Applications are processed on a rolling basis as they are received. You are strongly encouraged to apply early, because early applicants have the greatest opportunity for placement in an internship.
*To qualify for application, you must make at least 5 selections from the choices below:
Self-identify as a person with a qualified disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended;
Have U.S. citizenship or be a documented individual legally authorized to work in the United States; and
Maintain student status the semester following your internship (rising Graduate Students may also apply).
- Complete the online application, and remember to indicate the seasonal internship period(s) for which you
- A 500-word essay on how living with a disability has impacted your life to become a qualified employee is required and can be pasted into the space provided on the application.
- A business appropriate resume that includes your citizenship status under your name and current overall GPA is required and can be pasted into the space provided on the application.
- Upon clicking submit at the bottom of your application, you will be redirected to a page that will provide you with an email address where you are required send an unofficial copy of your transcript for the latest completed academic semester. Your application will not be considered until this document is received.
Upon review of your online application and required documentation, you will be contacted for a phone interview to confirm your information, as well as answer questions about your areas of interest. To inquire about the status of your application once it is submitted prior to the deadline, please email us at NBDCInfo@viscardicenter.org.
For more information about the Emerging Leaders Program, or the student application process, please contact us at NBDCInfo@viscardicenter.org.