7.1 Project SEARCH in the News 2018-02-09T14:05:48+00:00

News

These stories celebrate the achievements of program participants and partners throughout the network of Project SEARCH sites. We are inspired and motivated by these examples of young people finding fulfillment, learning new skills, and getting good jobs; new programs starting up; and awards received for innovative approaches and excellent outcomes.

Project SEARCH in the News

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Jun 19

Project SEARCH at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC

The Smithsonian became a Project SEARCH partner in 2013 and has graduated more than 50 interns from the program since. Twenty-seven of them now work at the institution full time or part time.

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May 19

8 Interns Graduate from Project SEARCH, Cartersville, GA

About 100 guests attended a ceremony May 16 in Cartersville to celebrate the accomplishments of the program’s sixth graduating class.

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May 19

Celebrating ten years of Project SEARCH, Pittsburgh, PA

This video was created in honor of the 10-year anniversary of Project SEARCH at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh, PA.

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May 19

Project SEARCH graduates recognized, Lakeland, FL

Every member of this year’s class at Lakeland Regional Health in Lakeland, FL is leaving Project SEARCH with a job.

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Mar 19

Opportunities in a Senior Living Community, Lincolnshire, IL

This news story features a Project SEARCH program located at Sedgebrook, a senior living community in the Chicago area.

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Mar 19

New Opportunities in Hawaii

In 2018, Roosevelt High School in Honolulu launched a partnership with Waikiki’s Outrigger Hotels and Resorts to provide some of the school’s special education students with employment preparation through Project SEARCH.

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Jan 19

Project SEARCH Down Under, Christchurch, New Zealand

Eight interns have just signed one-year contracts with Canterbury District Health Board, during
which they will learn skills and gain experience.

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Jan 19

Interns Gain Experience in Hospitality, Lincoln, NE

This television news story from KLON/KGIN  features the Project SEARCH program at the Cornhusker Hotel.

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Nov 18

Project SEARCH Serves Students

Read this editorial by the CEO of an important Project SEARCH founding partner: Great Oaks Career Campuses.

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Nov 18

Opportunities for Young People with Disabilities, Grand Rapids, MI

In West Michigan, Project SEARCH partners with Hope Network, Michigan Rehabilitation Services, Fifth Third Bank, and Grand Rapids Public School.

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