Pre-Employment Program For Young Adults Who Are Blind

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January 7, 2017 - 5:00am to May 20, 2017 - 4:00am
Grousbeck Center
United States
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472

The Pre-Employment Program (PEP) is an intensive 10-week Saturday workshop that equips young adults with the skills necessary for workplace success.

Critical skills at a critical age

  • Rigorous preparation for young adults ages 15 to 22 who are blind or visually impaired
  • Real-life perspective from successful leading corporations, such as 2016 participants Tufts Health Plan, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, WinterWyman, Wells Fargo and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Designed in collaboration with Dr. Karen Wolffe, a renowned international expert on career counseling for people who are blind or visually impaired, and led by Perkins educators Kate Katulak and Jessica Erlich
  • Applicable to internships, summer employment, college work-study jobs and careers

Learn more about the Perkins Pre-Employment Program (PEP) »


Patrick Ryan
Supervisor of Short Courses

Event Date: 
January 7, 2017 - 5:00am to May 20, 2017 - 4:00am
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