Collaborators Archive - Punch In


Infinitec, Inc. is a joint effort of the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Chicago and United Cerebral Palsy Associations, Inc., Washington D.C. The Mission of Infinitec is to advance independence and promote inclusive opportunities for children and adults with disabilities through technology. The Infinitec staff helps people with disabilities find and get access to information, technology services, traning, assistive equipment and specialists by creating partnerships that maximize resources.

The Niche Movement

The Niche Movement helps young adult avoid employment unhappiness while disrupting career development one tweet and interaction at a time. The Niche movement offers information on landing your first job or internship and sifting through all of that and trying to find a new viewpoint for you to take charge of your life.

NCWD for Youth


The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve all youth, including youth with disabilities and other disconnected youth. The NCWD/Youth, created in 2001, is composed of partners with expertise in education, youth development, disability, employment, workforce development and family issues.

PC Coaches

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Marnie O’Brien has been a Punch-In team member since its inception in 2009.  With 20 years business experience and degrees in Career & Technical Education and Learning Technologies – her contributions to the team were both diverse and comprehensive; including initial conceptualization & design, social media integration, as well as multimedia support and curriculum design. Currently, she is in the throes of launching an online business:  “PC Coaches,” so stay tuned!

UIC Office of Career Services

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Office of Career Services at the University of Illinois empowers students in their career development and job search by providing accessible resources and comprehensive services. Our vision is to be leaders in an urban institution by providing exemplary service to foster student career success and employability in the workplace.