Workplace

Two people shaking hands over a table at the job fair
October 19, 2016
Annual Job Fair connects employers with qualified candidates who are blind or visually impaired.
A young man interviewing for a job
September 29, 2016
New interactive class gives hiring professionals tools to recruit, interview and hire candidates with disabilities.
Anthony and Ryan sitting together at a desk
August 12, 2016
Students with visual impairments gain job experience with Perkins' five-week World of Work program.
A meeting room with a long table surrounded by empty chairs
July 28, 2016
Here are 10 tips to ensure that everyone, including people who are blind, can fully participate in your next meeting.
Brendan puts bottles of sparkling water in a fridge.
June 7, 2016
Self-determination is an essential skill that helps students like Brendan set realistic goals and take ownership of their lives.
Ashley delivers bowls of food to cat at an animal shelter
June 3, 2016
Volunteer work at the Buddy Dog animal shelter helped Ashley discover the joys and responsibilities of employment.
Jordan, Harry and Alderson clapping
May 27, 2016
Young adults with visual impairment get advice, training and confidence at Perkins’ new Pre-Employment Program.
A student uses a white cane to navigate while her teacher walks behind her
May 9, 2016
The Expanded Core Curriculum goes beyond traditional academics, and prepares Perkins students for the challenges of school, work and everyday life.
In a vintage photo from the 1930s, two young men work on an automobile engine
February 18, 2016
From its earliest days, Perkins School for the Blind has worked to prepare students for job opportunities after graduation.
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)

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