Research Experiences, Internships, and Other Work-based Learning


Content in the following articles provide guidance regarding the selection and implementation of evidence-based practices and promising interventions for DO-IT projects.

American Association for the Advancement of Science. (2001). In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce. Washington, DC: Author.

Benz, M., & Lindstrom, L. (1997). Building school-to work programs: Strategies for youth with special needs. Austin, TX: Pro-ed.

Benz, M., Yovanoff, P., & Doren, B. (1997). School-to-work components that predict postschool success for students with and without disabilities. Exceptional Children, 63(2), 155-165.

Dick, T. P., & Rallis, S. F. (1991). Factors and influences on high school students' career choices. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 22, 281-292.

Gil-Kashiwabara, E., Hogansen, J. M., Geenan, S., Powers, K., & Powers, L. E. (2007). Improving transition outcomes for marginalized youth. Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 30(2), 80-91.

Isakson, C., & Burgstahler, S. (2006). AAC, employment, and independent living: A success story. Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits, 3(1), 67-78.

Luecking, R., & Fabian, E. (2000). Paid internships and employment success for youth in transition. Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 23, 205-222.

Luecking, R., & Gramlich, M. (2003). Quality work-based learning and postschool employment success. National Center on Secondary Education and Transition Issue Brief, 2(2).

Phelps, L. A., & Hanley-Maxwell, C. (1997). School-to-work transitions for youth with disabilities: A review of outcomes and practices. Review of Educational Research, 67(2), 197-226.

Scott, C. L., & Homant, R. J. (2007-2008). The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory, and Practice, 91(1), 61-73.