Project SEARCH

Kelley Colvin is passionate about finding employment opportunities for adults with disabilities. Under his leadership, VUMC has become a model for success.  

“His dedication and time have resulted in, and will continue to result in, employment opportunities for adults with disabilities at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.”

This year’s Project SEARCH graduates include, from left, Marley Washington, Alexis Alintah, Christel Womack, Kabrien Watts, Tristan Rose, Shane Smith, Charlize Houston, Sayer Freedman and Loretha Brown.

Project Search graduation

Nine participants of the Project SEARCH program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center celebrated the completion of their nine-month internship training on Friday, May 20, in the theater of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Kabrien Watts recently became the 100th employee hired through the Project SEARCH program.

Project SEARCH program hits employment milestone

Vanderbilt’s Project SEARCH for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities recently marked a milestone when it hired its 100th employee.

Innovative Project SEARCH provides good jobs for participants, great employees for VUMC

The program focuses on training young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for jobs in health care

Get a free Ben & Jerry’s cone, support Project SEARCH April 12

Enjoy Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day April 12 and support Project SEARCH, a program housed at Vanderbilt that provides free on-the-job training and job placement to people living with disabilities.