Project on Science, Technology and Disability

Entry Point Partners to Source STEM Interns

Entry Point has been helping companies, federal agencies, and university research centers to recruit talented science and engineering students with disabilities since 1996.

Entry Point recruits and screens undergraduate and graduate student internship candidates. We really know our students.  We know their strengths, skills, and aspirations; we strive to make sure they have the maturity level to succeed in your workplace.   Most importantly, we want to tailor our program to fit your company’s needs.  We work with your team to help candidates navigate your application and interview process.

The results are students, matched to your specific needs, who are skilled, driven and ready to succeed in your internship program.

What Sets Entry Point Apart?

  • Our organization, AAAS, has a strong, positive reputation in the scientific and engineering community
  • We work within your existing internship program and refer talented students with disabilities who can fit your company’s needs.
  • We develop relationships with our students that continue beyond their studies and well into their careers
  • Our recommendations are based on skill, interest, and motivation.

What Does Entry Point Offer its Partners?

  • Candidates who are interested in joining your team and meet your GPA requirements and skill needs
  • Global recognition for your company and its commitment to hire scientists and engineers with disabilities
  • Candidates who can contribute unique perspectives and ideas
  • Candidates from colleges and universities throughout the country
  • Candidates who are diverse in gender, race and ethnicity

What Does Entry Point! Ask of its Partners?

  • Competitive, challenging, paid internship experiences
  • Mentor for the interns (skill-based, not disability based)
  • Accommodations as required
  • A site coordinator to work with Entry Point! team
  • An honest assessment of the program.


For More Information about Entry Point:

Laureen Summers
Project on Science, Technology, and Disability
1200 New York Avenue NW
Washington DC 20005


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