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APPLY NOW for our holistic training, mentoring, and paid internship programs.

We can help you successfully transition to your promising future! We will provide you with individualized and holistic training, mentoring, and access to paid internships. Take the first step to broadening your future!!

We are now accepting applications for our Winter 2017 program.

  • Applications are due by October 15th, 2016

Application

Please fill out the application (download here).

Please also provide:

  • Neuropsychological testing;
  • Most recent IEP or other documentation of disability;
  • Three references & reference release form (download here).

Please submit application and supporting materials to apply@broadfutures.org.

Alternatively, mail application and supporting materials to:

BroadFutures
National Youth Transition Center
2013 H Street, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20006

Who We Are Serving

  • Young adults between the ages of 18 and 26 with learning disabilities.
  • Young adults who are transitioning from high school to higher education, taking a break from their educational pursuits, or focusing on workforce skills.
  • Young adults who:
    • Possess a high school diploma or will be earning one in 2015;
    • Have a documented learning disability;
    • Are motivated to be a part of the program;
    • Responsive to direction and able to work at a consistent pace.

Program

  • Training:
    • 2 weeks of training before internship including:
      • Appropriate etiquette & communication in the workplace
      • Role playing with drama for interviews & effective workplace skills
      • Presentations from workforce experts
      • Yoga and mindfulness
    • Fridays during Internship
      • Reinforce skills learned in training & role-play areas for effective workplace performance and improvement.
  • Mentoring:
    • Goal setting before program & monitoring of goals during program
    • Supporter and liaison with between intern, employer and BroadFutures
  • Internships:
    • 8- 14 weeks PAID INTERNSHIPS at professional offices
    • 20 hours a week, Monday through Thursday
  • Cost:
    • Winter program – $5,000
    • Summer program – $4,000
    • BroadFutures has a strong commitment to Financial Aid. Admission decisions are need blind.