Project SEARCH

This nationally acclaimed nine-month internship program provides employability training and education for individuals with cognitive disabilities. The program occurs onsite at a business which has the commitment to support people with disabilities in the workplace.

Curriculum

Interns begin the academic year with two weeks of classroom instruction to prepare for the initial internship placement. Once the internships begin, interns spend six hours onsite with an hour each day in the classroom working on the topics listed below and return at the conclusion of the work day to debrief about their day, ask questions and receive coaching. The end goal is to secure employment, utilizing the skills gained during the program.

How do interns grow within Project SEARCH?

What is the academic year like for the interns?

Eligibility

What is the application process?

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The independence and progress our son has made has been so rewarding and it has been a true blessing to both him and our family. We truly appreciate the wonderful staff who have dedicated their time to make this program a success. We would highly recommend Project SEARCH.

Scott and Janice Bocci, Parents
Thank you to our community partners

Project SEARCH is a partnership between Pearl Buck Center, PeaceHealth SacredHeart Medical Center, Hilton Eugene, Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation Services and the Oregon Department of Human Services. Special thanks to SELCO Community Credit Union for sponsoring the Hilton Eugene site.

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