Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

Hackensack University Medical Center recently held an event to highlight Project SEARCH – a one-year, business-led internship program for students with disabilities in their last year of high school. Project SEARCH is unique in that it teaches students portable job skills that can be used in any number of careers. Hackensack University Medical Center has eight Project SEARCH interns assigned to the following departments: Security Services, Center for Ambulatory Surgery, Gift Shop, Emergency Medical Services, Beyond Spa, Food and Nutrition and Pre-Operative services. Project SEARCH is coordinated by the Bergen County Workforce Development Board.

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