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Project SEARCH

Project SEARCH is a one-year, business-led, unpaid internship program for student with disabilities in their last year of high school that takes place entirely at a host business site. It provides students that want to work a chance to explore careers and develop transferable job skills. The combination of instruction and immersion in the workplace prepares young adults with disabilities to make successful transitions from school to productive adult life.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • 18-21 years old
  • In last year of high school
  • Diagnosed with a Developmental Disability including the Autism Spectrum
  • Agree to accept diploma at successful completion of program
  • Ability to access and willingness to use independent transportation options
  • Desire to work

Internship Departments

OT/PT/Speech Therapy
Materials Management
Emergency Department
Environmental Services
Laboratory
Mailroom
Dietary
Patient Transport
Linens

Further questions please contact:

Yolanda Fuller, MA, CRC
VP of Community Based Employment
yfuller@hce.works
201-434-3303 ext. 406
201-994-5241 (cell)

 

To learn more about the Project SEARCH program click here.

 

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