January 28, 2020 Share

2020 Inclusive Internship partnership with Best Buddies

Best Buddies International, Inc. was awarded a grant to increase meaningful competitive employment for people with IDD in New Jersey in new and exciting business settings. Best Buddies will deliver pre-employment transition services to 25 transition age students.
Best Buddies will collaborate with the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS), the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), corporate partners, and high schools in Bergen, Hudson, Mercer and Union counties.

This paid internship program, will provide meaningful work experiences for individuals aged 17 through 21 at community-based employers for a period of six weeks during the summer. Interns will be paid by Best Buddies. Host sites for internships are needed.

If interested in having a Best Buddies Intern in your office this summer or for more info please email NewJersey@BestBuddies.org