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SMUD

Training and Employment Program for Students

Gain valuable work experience!

If you are between the ages of 16-21 and attending high school or college and also have an intellectual, physical, developmental, and/or mental disability you can receive 40 hours of training to prepare for a paid internship.

Work up to 175 hours. This is a paid work experience! 

Program Requirements

  • Must have an IEP or 504 Plan
  • Must be attending school
  • Attend mandatory (unpaid) work readiness workshop
  • Must be able to work part-time/full-time
  • Must be able to work independently

Workplace Skills Training

  • Adaptability
  • Resilience
  • Critical Thinking
  • Collaboration
  • Empathy
  • Communication
  • Digital Fluency
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Financial Literacy
  • Self Awareness
  • Social Diversity
  • Time Management
  • Budgeting

Work Readiness Training

  • Resume & Application Process
  • Interview Dress and Work Appearance
  • Interview Basics
  • 21st Century Job Search Skills
  • Disability Disclosure

Download the following forms, complete, and submit below.

Student Services Plan Request – Form DR 203 

Consent to Release and Obtain Information – Form DR 260