Employment Boot Camp 2024

Dates/Time/Location

Monday, June 24, 2024 through Thursday, June 27, 2024
9AM – 4PM

Blount Center
401 NW 6th Street
Gainesville, FL 32601

Description

We are offering a four-day Employment Boot Camp for adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related disabilities (RD). The schedule of activities for the Boot Camp is designed to facilitate the development of professional and personal goals toward employment. The activities will include preparing for employment, completing applications and putting together resumes, learning and practicing interview skills, and learning about workplace social skills and accommodations. By the end of the week, participants will determine the next steps for achieving their employment goals. This program is free of charge to UF CARD constituents 18 & older. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance to the program following completion of the application. Participation is limited to 12. 

Eligible participants must:

  • ​be 18 or older
  • have exited high school
  • be a UF CARD constituent
  • be interested in getting a job or volunteering
  • be able to attend all 4 days of the camp

Accommodations

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. To request accommodations or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Dr. Danielle Liso at 352-265-2241 or card-training@ufl.edu.

Contact

Danielle Liso
card-training@ufl.edu
352-265-2241