For Undergraduate Students
Peer Note Takers
The Office of Disability Resources provides peer note takers to students who have approved academic accommodations. Each semester, a variety of courses require peer note takers and undergraduate (sometimes graduate) students who are enrolled in that course are hired to fulfill these positions.
Strong applicants are:
- Students enrolled in a course that requires a peer note taker
- Students who attend every class
- Students who write clear, informative notes
- Fill out an online application – Jobcode 21506
- Create a note taking profile in the Disability Resources Portal
If hired, students are paid for notes prepared during class and the time to scan/upload those notes to our online system (it is required to upload notes within 24 hours of each class). Training will be given on how to use our online system, how to enter your hours to be paid properly, and tips/tricks on acceptable notes.
This position pays $15 per hour. Hiring is done before/during the first week of classes so that applicants can start uploading notes immediately.
If you have any questions, please reach out to the Testing and Note Taking Coordinator at email@example.com.
For Graduate Students
The Office of Disability Resources provides Testing Assistant services to AS&E, Eastman, Simon Business School, and School of Nursing faculty for students with approved testing accommodations. Graduate students are hired to fulfill multiple roles as Testing Assistants including proctoring (in-person or remote), scribing, and administrative support.
Strong applicants are:
- Students who have a flexible schedule (including morning and evening hours)
- Students who are willing to travel to Eastman and the School of Nursing as needed
- Students who have analytical skills, professional demeanor, communicate efficiently, and have the fortitude to work alone if necessary.
To apply please send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- An application
- Your resume/CV
This position pays $15.40 per hour; however, hours are not guaranteed. Open shifts are posted weekly on the DR trade board and based on the number of exam requests received.
If hired, graduate students are required to take an online training course as well as shadow fellow Testing Assistants to ensure full responsibility of the position.
Hiring is done on a rolling basis. Please email the Testing and Note Taking Coordinator at email@example.com with any questions.
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