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Call for Resumes: Freddie Mac Seeks Autistic Interns for Fall Semester

Freddie Mac, a leading mortgage finance company, is partnering with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network to fill three paid internship opportunities. The ASAN-Freddie Mac Internship Program is an opportunity for recent graduates and current students on the autism spectrum to gain work experience and enter the workforce of a...

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Freddie Mac Seeks Autistic Interns

Freddie Mac, a leading mortgage finance company, is partnering with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network to fill four paid internship opportunities. The ASAN-Freddie Mac Internship Program is an opportunity for recent graduates and current students on the autism spectrum to gain work experience and enter the workforce of a...

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ASAN Thanks a Visionary Leader for Four Years of Trailblazing

On Wednesday, January 9th, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis submitted her resignation to President Obama. She was initially confirmed as Secretary of Labor in February of 2009. According to NPR, Solis said of her resignation, “Growing up in a large Mexican-American family in La Puente, California, I never imagined...

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Call for Resumes: Freddie Mac Seeks Autistic Intern

In partnership with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, Freddie Mac, an industry leader in home mortgages, is seeking a paid intern for the third round of a program with ASAN to place qualified Autistic candidates in skilled positions within the company. Architecture & Data Services Freddie Mac is a...

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Frequently Asked Questions about Federal Disability Hiring Efforts

1. What is the federal government doing to hire more people with disabilities? On July 26th, 2010, the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, President Obama signed Executive Order 13548, instructing the federal government to work to increase the representation of people with disabilities within the federal...

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Additional Internships Available with Freddie Mac

With our first round of internships underway, ASAN now seeks additional Autistic applicants to intern with Freddie Mac for the summer of 2012. We are very excited to see that our first interns are on their way with great support by their managers and human resources at Freddie Mac....

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ASAN Public Comment on Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network strongly supports the proposed regulations implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which will strengthen employment protections and require affirmative action for individuals with disabilities seeking employment with federal contractors....

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New Proposed Regulations to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act

The Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has proposed new regulations strengthening Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, which requires federal contractors to engage in affirmative action to hire people with disabilities. We need you to speak up in support!...

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U.S. Labor Department Proposes Federal Contract Hiring Goal for Workers with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Labor is proposing a new rule that would require federal contractors and subcontractors to set a hiring goal of having 7 percent of their workforces be people with disabilities, among other requirements. The department's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs invites public comment...

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ASAN and Freddie Mac Looking for Interns on the Autism Spectrum

Freddie Mac, a leading mortgage finance company, is offering internships for recent college graduates on the autism spectrum. ASAN will be working with Freddie Mac to provide employer training on accommodation needs and recruiting qualified applicants. We are looking for resumes with the following qualifications...

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