• project search student with two university of Arizona staff members

Project SEARCH

This program provides real-life work experience to help youth who have significant developmental disabilities make successful transitions from school to independent work. Project SEARCH features total immersion in a workplace setting. Students receive instruction to reinforce employment skills, career exploration opportunities, hands-on learning, while cultivating relationships with supervisors and co-workers required for meaningful, competitive employment throughout their life.

Enrollment is now open: https://pimajted.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9HRtFkCHhIGlEtU


  • RiseUP Retail Fundamentals
  • eFoodHandlers
  • CPR & First Aid

Direct Employment

  • Food Service
  • Retail, Hotel Industry
  • Logistics
  • Facilities & Maintenance

Jobs Available After Additional or Advanced Training

  • Server
  • Sales Clerk
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Front of the House positions

Contact: counselors@pimajted.org for enrollment information

Holland Codes:

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Project SEARCH


JTED @ University of Arizona Main Campus:

Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

JTED @ Banner UMC South:

Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information contact:

Nikki Deli,  Banner UMC South Campus (520) 209-1722
Xochitl Sierra, UA Main Campus 520 352-5833

Contact Us/Student Services

Locations offering Project SEARCH:

  • JTED @ Project SEARCH (Banner South)
  • JTED @ Project SEARCH (UA)
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