Connecting East Bay businesses to capable employees with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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BART Interns become Forklift Certified by Raymond Handling Concepts.

Project SEARCH Interns Embassy Suites Walnut Creek

Paid Internship Program

Project SEARCH Interns Doubletree Pleasanton

Nick - The First Paid Intern under the SB644 Program with CALHR.

With the passage of ABX2-1, the Legislature and the Governor authorized funding to pay for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to be able to receive Paid Internships as a means to increase access to Community Employment options.  CCARC, EBI and Futures Explored are working to develop these options.  The following Companies have offered Paid Internship Opportunities:

Alameda County Project SEARCH

Oakland Children's Hospital Project SEARCH

Inclusion Films

Inner City Advisors

St. Paul's Towers

Embassy Suites Walnut Creek Project SEARCH


Employment & Community Options