Youth Transition: First Jobs Program

first jobs program. Youth Transition: Preparing for the future. Offering paid internship experience for youth with vision impairments. image of two people using canes walking on a path.

June 28-July 1, 2021 (Virtual training week)
5 week paid internship to follow*

For youth 16-24 years old who are blind or visually impaired
Register by April 1, 2021
FREE to attend

  • Combines virtual learning, on-site orientation and paid work experience
  • Participants will learn about topics including resume writing, interview skills, career planning, disability disclosure, nonverbal communication skills, self-advocacy and conflict resolutions
  • Following training, students will complete a 5-week paid internship (20 hours/week) with the possibility for competitive employment with reputable companies

*As permitted by CDC guidelines for safety during COVID-19

For more information, view the event flyer,
or contact Shelle Hamer at shelle.hamer@chicagolighthouse.org
(847) 508-0600

After registering, please complete the assessment.

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