Project SEARCH

Project SEARCH is a one year, post-secondary internship program for students with disabilities whose goal is competitive employment.

This model supports the teaching and learning process as well as the acquisition of transferable employability skills. During the course of one school year, students participate in three internships within the hospital setting as a way to explore and develop work skills in a variety of career paths.

At the conclusion of a Project SEARCH year, a team approach will be used to help the student acquire paid employment within their community.

To learn more, talk to your student's special education teacher or contact:

Glen Bowman, Project SEARCH Coordinator
517-577-0325 |


Project Search Application

Upcoming Key Dates

Open House Breakfast

High school juniors and seniors with active IEPs and their families are invited to attend an open house to learn more about Project SEARCH on Thursday, December 1, from 8:30-10:00 AM.

The open house/breakfast will be hosted at ProMedica Charles & Virginia Hickman Hospital in the Hickman Conference Room (second floor). Participants will:

  • Receive giveaways;
  • Learn about Project SEARCH;
  • Meet Project SEARCH interns, staff, and hospital mentors; and
  • Tour ProMedica Hickman Hospital.

To RSVP, contact Glen Bowman at

Parent Information Night

Join us at Hickman Hospital  on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 6-8 PM. to learn more about our Program, the application process, and to hear the success stories from former interns and their families. 


Glen Bowman, Project SEARCH Coordinator
517-577-0325 |

Kurt Kominek, Special Education Supervisor
517-417-8206 |