Career Awareness

Mayo Clinic Project SEARCH

for High School Students with Developmental Cognitive Disabilities

Project SEARCH is an internationally recognized program that offers an on-campus internship experience at Mayo Clinic for students with developmental cognitive disabilities. Students in their last year of high school eligibility have the opportunity to gain competitive employment skills through class instruction, skills training, and hands-on career exploration in a variety of settings while working alongside Mayo Clinic staff. The goal of Project SEARCH is for student interns to gain competitive, integrated employment.  

Learn more about Project SEARCH by selecting a program location below!

Program Locations & Details

Program Facts

What: Student internship

Who: Students with developmental cognitive disabilities who are in their last year of high school eligibility

Why: Gain competitive, integrated employment

When: During the academic year

Locations: Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota and Mayo Clinic Health System (MCHS), Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Department Partners: Varies per site