About Project SEARCHTM at the University of Rochester Medical Center
Project SEARCHTM at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) was launched in September 2009. The project operates in partnership between Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, Arc of Monroe, ACCES-VR, Finger Lakes DDSO, and is coordinated by the Institute for Innovative Transition.
Project SEARCHTM at URMC - 2012-2013 Students
Since 2009, 26 students have graduated from Project SEARCHTM at URMC, with 20 students (77%) successfully transitioning into competitive employment upon program completion. Twelve graduates of the program have been hired at URMC as a direct result of their internship placements.
A typical day at Project SEARCHTM at URMC:
Internship opportunities at Project SEARCHTM at URMC:
Participants have access to a wide variety of internship options in departments throughout the Medical Center, including (but not limited to):
Meet the Project SEARCHTM
at URMC Staff:
Kim Zingaro, Teacher
Cheryl Hamilton, Teacher's Aide
Gabrielle Brandenburg, Employment Specialist
Interested in participating in Project SEARCHTM at URMC?
Project SEARCHTM at URMC is looking for motivated transition-aged students to participate in our program.
For more information on the application process, contact:
Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES