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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 2018 program.

  • Applications are due by December 8th, 2017

Winter 2018 Program dates: January 29th—April 20th
Summer 2018 Program dates: 
June 11th—August 10th

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 prior to the start of the program;
    • Have a documented learning disability;
    • Are motivated to be a part of the program;
    • Are responsive to direction and able to work at a consistent pace.

If you have a question about whether you meet the criteria for our program, please email info@broadfutures.org to request a copy of our Essential Eligibility Criteria or to ask a direct question of our staff.

If you would like to see a copy of our basic intern obligation policies, you may download a copy here.

*We cannot accept adjudicated (court-mandated) youth.

Program

  • Training:
    • 2 weeks of training before internship including:
      • Appropriate etiquette & communication in the workplace
      • Roleplaying with drama for interviews & effective workplace skills
      • Presentations from workforce experts
      • Yoga & mindfulness
      • Highly individualized support, with a student : staff ratio of 5:1
    • Friday trainings during Internship
      • Reinforce skills learned in training & roleplay areas for effective workplace performance and improvement.
  • Mentoring:
    • Goal setting before program & monitoring of goals during program
    • Supporter and liaison between intern, employer and BroadFutures
  • Internships:
    • 8-14 week PAID INTERNSHIPS at professional offices
    • 20 hours a week, Monday through Thursday
  • Cost:
    • Winter program — $5,000
    • Summer program — $4,000
      • Interns will be expected to pay for their own housing, food, and transportation during their participation in the BroadFutures program.
    • BroadFutures has a strong commitment to Financial Aid. Admission decisions are need blind and scholarships can be provided if necessary. If you would like to see a copy of our Diversity and Inclusion plan, please email info@broadfutures.org with your request.
    • Refund policy: 
      • A deposit equal to 1/2 of the program fee is due within 30 days of acceptance and is non-refundable. The remaining tuition is refundable for medical reasons within the first three weeks of the program, on a pro rata basis.

 

*BroadFutures does not pay commissions for referrals to our programs.