& Resources for Youth: U.S. Department of Labor’s Office
of Disability Employment Policy
This website contains information and resources geared toward
youth, including information on working.
Schedule A Hiring Authority Fact Sheet: Tips for Youth and
Young Adults with Disabilities Interested in Starting a
Career with the Federal Government
The Schedule A hiring authority (Schedule A) is one of the
paths that can greatly benefit youth and young adults with
disabilities who have an interest in a career with the Federal
government. It can also be a fast track way for Federal
agencies to bring in talented individuals with disabilities.
When properly implemented, it’s a win-win situation for
both you and the hiring Federal agency!