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


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


Jun 20

A Proud Essential Worker

This Project SEARCH graduate is proud to be an essential worker on the front lines at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital.

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Jan 20

Good News for Young Adults with Disabilities!

The Project SEARCH program at Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, CT got a visit from their Congressman.

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Oct 19

Intern Acheives Dream Job

This Denver Post article talks about a Project SEARCH intern who was hired as a full-time employee helping patients in the radiology department at the  UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital.

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Oct 19

Fifth Third Bank Featured

The Project SEARCH programs at Fifth Third Bank locations were featured in this article on the Diversity Best Practices website.

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Oct 19

Hard Work Makes Dreams Come True, Columbus, GA

Project SEARCH at TSYS is featured in this article.

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Sep 19

Gaining skills to enter workforce, Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Public Schools is partnering with Mercy One to give students in the special education program an opportunity to gain skills and enter the workforce after graduation.

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Sep 19

A West Virginia First, Morgantown, WV

WVU Medicine will host the first Project SEARCH program in West Virginia.

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Jul 19

Finding Purpose, Little Rock, AK

Each year, a class of young adults with developmental disabilities learns how to achieve career success in the professional environment at Arkansas Children’s.

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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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