CORD prepares youth aged 16-21 for their first work experience through training sessions and a paid internship in the community. Training topics include:
Students must enroll with the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) before beginning TIP and must be referred by their VR counselor or have the approval of their VR counselor
Individuals under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian's permission to enroll in TIP
Students must possess appropriate identification such as a Social Security card, birth certificate, state ID, or student ID in order to complete government forms
Individuals must agree to undergo a CORI check through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Individuals must attend all skills training sessions sponsored by CORD
Students must be willing to work a specific set schedule
Who is Eligible?
Students who are ...
Transitional Internship Program