Why Career Launch?

Perkins is a progressive, multi-faceted organization improving the lives of people who are blind and visually impaired around the world. Since 1829, we’ve created innovative, globally recognized programs and fostered greater access and inclusion in the workplace. 

For Candidates

Preparing You for a Career

Perkins knows career preparation for young adults who are blind and visually impaired. We know the unique challenges you face and we know how to overcome them. We’ve designed Career Launch with you in mind to give you the hands-on training and experience you need to build a sustainable career.

Quote from Estefani from North Attleboro, Mass.

I look forward to using the skills I’m learning in Career Launch to help me to become a more independent and successful woman.

 

For Employer Partners

Supplying Talent You Need for Today and Beyond

Research shows that by 2020, customer experience will be more important than product and price. 

  • $1.6 trillion is lost through poor service annually
  • 70% of customers say they will do repeat business with a company that solved their problem

Businesses need customer engagement expertise - and Career Launch will help you meet this need. We know how to equip these young adults with the exemplary customer success skills to be your next employees. 

Diversifying your Workforce with Perkins 

Becoming a part of our network of employer partners – across industries including healthcare, hospitality, telecom, retail, financial services, higher education, e-commerce and more – means you’ll get motivated, career-track job seekers. You’ll also get access to resources to help you create and welcome your more diversified workforce. Your success is our success!