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Project SEARCH

Project SEARCH - Departments & Programs, Programs and Initiatives

UW Health is a proud host of Project SEARCH, an international program dedicated to creating workplaces that include young adults with disabilities. Since 2010, we’ve trained more than 50 Project SEARCH interns at University Hospital.


Focus

Project SEARCH interns hard at work throughout University Hospital, including:

Project SEARCH does not create jobs for the students; rather they fill existing organizational needs. Trainees are held to the same standards as our other employees because the goal is for them to be able compete on a level playing field with other job candidates.

To learn more about Project SEARCH and how your department can participate, please contact Bob Scheuer at RScheuer@uwhealth.org or (608) 263-1289.