Perkins Pre-Employment Program

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February 16, 2020 - 5:00pm to February 22, 2020 - 12:00pm
Grousbeck Center
United States
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472

Cost: $4,000.00

Ages 16 - 22

The Pre-Employment Program (PEP) is an intensive weeklong program on Perkins Campus that equips blind or visually impaired young adults with the skills necessary for workplace success.

Critical skills at a critical age

  • Students will engage in an online webinar prior to the course and two follow-up online meetings with facilitators
  • Experiential learning – resume writing, interview skills, networking, onsite job visits, internships, summer employment, college work-study jobs and careers
  • 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
  • Real-life perspective from successful leading corporations such as Tufts Health Plan, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, Winter Wyman, Wells Fargo and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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

Cost: $4,000


Patrick Ryan
Supervisor of Short Courses

Event Date: 
February 16, 2020 - 5:00pm to February 22, 2020 - 12:00pm
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