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Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital, New Rochelle

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Project SEARCH® at Montefiore New Rochelle was launched in September 2011. The program prepares students for competitive employment through a combination of classroom instruction by a certified special education teacher from New Rochelle High School and hands-on training within Montefiore New Rochelle with the support of a job coach from CAREERS for People with Disabilities.

Types of Internships Offered

  • Kitchen
  • Dietary office
  • Emergency room
  • Patient transport
  • Walk-in clinic
  • Cafeteria
  • Environmental services/housekeeping
  • Adult day care
  • Clerical
  • Mail room

Typical Daily Schedule

Interns arrive at 8:15 a.m. for classroom instruction before starting their internships at 9:30 a.m. At 2:00 p.m., the interns have a classroom debrief, review, and journaling session before leaving for the day at 2:30 p.m.


  • Beechwood Continuing Care
  • The Summit Center
  • Aspire of WNY
  • Erie1 BOCES
  • Ability Beyond
  • New Rochelle City School District

Contact Information

Greg Lau
Transition Coordinator
(914) 576-8188

Kathy Barbara
(914) 365-5862