Working at Perkins

A young child reaches out a hand to touch a guitar
October 21, 2016
What I do: Music therapist Kiera Thompson uses the power of music to help Perkins students achieve their goals.
Julie DeLillo smiles and holds a resume while talking to an African-American man at a job fair for people who are blind.
February 5, 2016
Look both ways before entering a hallway (and other practical advice from a new HR director)
a woman smiling
January 15, 2016
What I do: Marcia Moore helps residential students at Perkins School for the Blind bridge the gap between the classroom and real life
Muriel Comick is smiling and has a stethoscope around her neck
September 14, 2015
Secondary Program nurse Muriel Comick teaches Perkins’ residential students about health, medications and advocacy.
Kevin Hartigan leans against a display in the Perkins museum while speaking to a group of visitors
August 20, 2015
Tour guide Kevin Hartigan introduces visitors from around the world to the remarkable story of Perkins School for the Blind.
Two women using tactile sign
June 4, 2015
What I do: Christine Dwyer talks about her job at Perkins as a tactile sign language interpreter for people who are deafblind.
David McDermott at Perk Cafe.
April 27, 2015
David McDermott, lead job coach at Perkins, talks about the importance of students' vocational exploration.
Zombie silhouettes
March 11, 2015
Zombies and dancing give Perkins students new reasons to be excited about learning geometry.
Sam Shaw
July 24, 2014
Samuel Shaw is the coordinator of recreation and Expanded Core activities at the Grousbeck Center for Students & Technology.


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