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Job Training Program for Students with Disabilities Launches This Fall

March 26, 2019

Graduates from Project SEARCH job training program for students with disabilities

Project SEARCH, a school-to-work business inclusion program for students with disabilities whose goal is competitive employment, is coming to Wake County this fall!

 

By the end of the one-year program, students should be prepared for competitive employment for a minimum of 15 hours per week.

 

Students will learn a host of invaluable job skills while attending classes and participating in unpaid internships at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, RDU.

 

Please attend a special information session on Tuesday, April 2, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the hotel, located at 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd., Cary. Please RSVP by this Saturday, March 30 to cpenn@wcpss.net.

 

Students will be selected through an application and assessment/interview process.

 

Initial eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants must be 18-22 years old;
  • Have completed all high school credits (21 credits);
  • Currently served in an extended content classroom;
  • Determine this program will be their last year of high school.