Career Launch @ Perkins

Building the skills you need for the career you want

Career Launch @ Perkins is designed to give you the hands-on training and experience you need to build a sustainable career.

We’ll equip you to work in any professional field where exceptional customer engagement is key to business success. That means you’ll leave our program a well-rounded problem solver with transferable skills in a number of in-demand areas, including sales and marketing, transaction management, recruitment, client services and more.

Ultimately, Career Launch helps clear a path toward rewarding work and financial independence.

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I’m glad I made the decision to enroll in Career Launch. This program has taught me to become more confident in myself and in the workplace.


Skills, Experience & Support

Career Launch supports you every step of the way in your employment journey. It features eight weeks of on-campus professional training, followed by two months of internship experience and, finally, a full year of job placement and coaching support. The program provides:

Customer and Employee Engagement Skill Development

Adaptive Technology and Transportation Training

Industry-specific Training

On-the-Job Internship

Job Placement Support and Career Counseling

Access to Business Partners

Quote from Brianna from Long Island, New York

Career Launch is unlike any other job prep experience I've had because of the variety of cultures and backgrounds represented in my class.


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Positioned for Success

Career Launch is a great fit for anyone in the blind or visually impaired community, ages 18-29, who wants to find a fulfilling career. Participants must have either a high school diploma, GED or college degree. A transcript and resume will be required. Candidates should also be comfortable with and enjoy socializing and interacting with different people. Is that you? Apply now!

Career Launch is generously supported by a grant from the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation.