Project SEARCH Internship Criteria

Project SEARCH Interns Must:
  • Be between the ages of 19 to 29 years.
  • Agree, if still in school, that this will be the last year of student services, and will accept Certificate of Completion at the end of the school year.
  • Meet eligibility requirements for Vocational Rehabilitation (DORS or RSA)Meet eligibility requirements for DDA or DDS and other service providers as necessary for follow along services (preferred but not necessary).
  • Maintain daily, independent personal hygiene and grooming skills.
  • Have independent daily living skills necessary for the workplace.
  • Maintain appropriate behavior and social skills in the workplace.
  • Take direction from supervisors and adapt behavior as indicated.
  • Be able to communicate effectively.
  • Utilize public transportation, including Metro Access, when appropriate and participate in travel training to ensure success in using the bus/Metro system independently.
  • Have previous experience in a work environment (including school, volunteer, and/or paid work).
  • Ability to pass drug screen, felony check and immunizations up to date.
  • Desire and plan to work competitively at the host business if position offered or in the community at the conclusion of the program.
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