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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 

  • Spring 2023
  • Summer 2023
  • Fall 2023


Heading to College: Succeeding with a disability or Health Condition

Half-Day Virtual conference
Saturday, April 15th
9:00 a.m. - Noon 

Here from:

Financial aid representatives
University and community college advisors
Panel of college students with disabilities