The High School Transition Program is a one-year internship program for students with disabilities, in their last year of high school. It is targeted for students whose goal is competitive employment. The program takes place in a healthcare, government or business setting where total immersion in the workplace facilitates the teaching and learning process as well as the acquisition of employability and marketable work skills. Students participate in three internships to explore a variety of career paths. The students work with a team that includes their family, a special education teacher and Rehabilitation Services Administration to create an employment goal and support the student during this important transition from school to work.
February 26th: Parent Information Session
Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to attend this information session.
When: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Where: Western Guilford High School, 409 Friendway Rd Greensboro, NC
Directions: The media center is located in the main building down the hallway to the left upon entering the building. Parking is available directly in front of the building.
March 6th: Lunch & Learn @ HP Hospital
12:00pm – 1:00pm
600 N Elm St. High Point; bring your lunch or just drop in to hear about Project SEARCH.
March 7th: Lunch & Learn @ Moses Cone Hospital, Room 4Central125
12:00pm – 1:00pm
1200 N Elm St. Greensboro; bring your lunch or just drop in to hear about Project SEARCH.
March 15th: Applications Due
March 26th and 27th: Student Interviews
Students who are chosen for interviews will be given a date and time for an interview that will include a working interview.
Interviews will be held at the Jamestown United Methodist Church Oakdale Campus; located at 532 Oakdale Road, Jamestown, NC 27282, between 9am and 4pm.
On or Before April 12th: Letter of Acceptance
A letter will be sent to each student indicating whether they are accepted into the Project SEARCH program.
We value our Project SEARCH partners!