The Arc’s Autism Assets @ Work

The Arc’s Autism Assets @ Work is an initiative to prepare individuals with an autism diagnosis for job placement in the information technology industry. The Arc of the Capital Area will be partnering with Neurodiversity in the Workplace, Dell Technologies and Texas Workforce Commission to launch this program, designed to bring training and opportunities to people with autism. Autism Assets @ Work will utilize a proven methodology developed by Neurodiversity in the Workplace that has been used successfully with large technology companies including Dell, Microsoft and SAP to identify talent.

Selected participants will attend 2 weeks of classroom-based instruction on social communication, focus and concentration, collaboration etiquette, executive functioning, self-advocacy, managing emotions, and more. They will also participate in a number of team projects guided and facilitated by The Arc of the Capital Area and Dell staff that will culminate in a presentation of their work to staff and executives from Dell as well as a network of additional potential employers.  At the conclusion of the training, Dell hiring managers will make offers to the applicants they select for a 90-day, paid internship. Internships may lead to full time employment.

Autism Assets @ Work is not a job-placement program, but a skills-building, network-building, resume-boosting work readiness program.

We are looking for:

Working with computers.

  • Recent Graduates 

    • 4-year or graduate college degree program (non-graduates still encouraged to apply)
    • Strong academic performance (good grades)
  • Experience in Technology

    • Specifically with knowledge or work experience in any of the following areas:
      • Data science, machine learning, internet of things, big data and blockchain
      • Software languages such as Java, Python, C++, and R
      • Finance, accounting and analytics


The world of technology.

We are no longer recruiting candidates for the 2019 cohort.


Paid summer internships available in the following job categories:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cyber-Security
  • Data Analytics
  • IT Audit / SOX Compliance
  • QE Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Supply Chain


Allison Abramo Director of Supported Employment

512-476-7044 x 230


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