In a US culture where identity and success are often defined by a job title, neurodiverse young adults face additional challenges finding satisfying employment and meaningful careers. At New Perspectives an overarching goal is becoming as self-reliant as possible; creating consistent income is a major component of achieving true independence. Our employment team supports a variety of students employment needs including:

  • Job coaching: including resume building, job hunting, interviewing, relationships with co-workers and managers, maintaining employment
  • Career exploration: building off the career assessment of the Academic Team, the employment team focuses on finding application and providing exposure to different career options including internships and apprenticeships
  • Entrepreneurial and skill building projects: a learning option for creative personalities, hands-on-learners or individuals who dream of being their own boss; entrepreneurial project based learning approach to translating interests into generating income while learning the basics of business

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Recreation Team