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.
Skills, Experience & Support
Career Launch@Perkins 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
Job Placement Support and Career Counseling
Access to Business Partners
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 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.