Winchester internship program creates job opportunities for students with disabilities – WDVM 25

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WINCHESTER, Va. (WDVM) — A graduation ceremony is an event to be celebrated especially for students in the Project SEARCH program as they enter the workforce.

Project SEARCH is a collaboration between state and local agencies in Virginia as well as local public school systems that help students with disabilities to gather experiences needed to find jobs after graduating high school. Students complete their school year learning life skills during internships and for students in the Frederick County and Winchester City Public School systems, they completed their internships at Winchester Medical Center.

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