Direct-Hire Opportunities

Ready to return? These programs are ready to hire you. 

From part time to full time, these organizations are hiring.

Take a look at the programs that are hiring relaunchers who are ready to return to work now.

12-week paid internship program for individuals who have been out of the work force for at least 2 years. 

A firm-wide initiative to bring in professionals to the tax and audit practices from January - April.

Internships in coding, user experience design, graphic design, documentation, web development, marketing, translation and other types of tasks needed to sustain a FOSS project. Relaunchers welcome to apply.

Full Circle[field_prog_location]

Extended leave program for PwC employees who take a career break and want to return several years later.


An opportunity to work with Google for qualified women professionals who have taken a break from active working life for a year or longer.

7-week free training course in business training, mentoring and a job placement on the completion of the course. Successful applicants will be trained at FDM’s London Academy. 

Giving Back[field_prog_location]

Recruiting resource matching people and non-profit boards in the tri-state area.

GLOBE Program[field_prog_location]

Paid, 11-week summer internships for current students and recent graduates of Bachelors, Masters, or PhD programs. Age of students is not a factor nor is it relevant whether the person took a career break before beginning one of these degree programs.

Two fellowships each year to mathematicians who need support when their career is interrupted by family responsibilities, relocation of partner, or other similar circumstance, making possible some continuous mathematical activity, so enabling the fellow to be in a position to apply for posts when circumstances allow.


Reentry programme for women wanting to get back in the IT business after a career break.

iReturn Program[field_prog_location]

12-week paid internship for individuals who have been on a career break for at least 2 years.

Job Seekers[field_prog_location]

The MomSource Network places educated professionals in flexible roles with employers throughout the United States. Began 2013.

16-week program established in 2015. Microsoft partnering with contracting companies.

Licensure and Exam Services[field_prog_location]

Clinical Competency Assessment Program – Evaluation of the clinical competence of a physician who has been out of practice for an extended period. Programs available in New York, Colorado, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Florida, California and Texas. Costs vary.

Long-Term Fellowships[field_prog_location]

The EMBO Long-Term Fellowships are awarded for a period of up to two years and support post-doctoral research visits to laboratories throughout Europe and the world. International exchange is a key feature in the application process.

11-month, full time, post graduate programme for relaunchers.

New Horizons[field_prog_location]

20-week paid placement starting January 2017 with another to follow in September 2017.

Next Chapter[field_prog_location]

8-week paid internship for women looking to reenter the workforce after a career break.

Off/On Ramp[field_prog_location]

Cisco’s “Off/On Ramp” enables employees to take a 12- to 24-month unpaid break from their career, with Cisco paying for the employee’s (and employee’s family members’) benefits during the first year.


Places experienced professionals back into the workforce through paid, short-term projects at non-profits.  Skill development, training and coaching provided for individuals. May result in employment opportunity. Began 2014.


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