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Career Passport Internship Program

Project RISE (Reaching for Independent Successful Employment) presents the Children’s Mercy Career Passport Program, an opportunity to explore career choices and gain valuable work experience through paid internships at the hospital. Project RISE is a program at Children’s Mercy that provides employment and volunteer opportunities, as well as career guidance to individuals with a disability or health condition.


  • At least 16 years of age.
  • Received care at Children's Mercy for a chronic health condition or disability.
  • Interested in an internship to gain work experience in a hospital setting. 

Internship Sessions 

  • Fall 2023
  • Spring 2024


Project RISE: The future is INCLUSIVE Conference

Virtual and in person
Wednesday, October 11th at 9:00 a.m. 
Location: Children's Mercy Adele Hall - Main Auditorium
Join virtually

Here from:

  • Current employees about their journey
  • Discussion with Center for Disability Inclusion
  • Benefit Specialist
  • More topics to come