Employment Opportunities

Notetaker

Notetaking assistance is provided as an accommodation for students whose documented disabilities interfere with their abilities to take notes. Please visit our Notetaking Assistance page to learn more about this position. For specific questions regarding notetaking positions, please contact Jennifer Lucia, Associate Director at Jennifer.Lucia@uconn.edu.

Personal Assistant

A personal assistant provides a person with a disability the kind of lifestyle which would otherwise be unattainable. As a personal assistant, you would provide support necessary for the person to carry out an active life. Please visit our Personal Assistant page for more details. To learn more about the CSD’s Personal Assistant Referral Program, please contact Jennifer Lucia, Associate Director at Jennifer.Lucia@uconn.edu.

Reader

Readers provide an essential service to students who have difficulty accessing printed materials. If course materials are needed in an audio format and they are not already available, the CSD will hire students to read the material onto tape. The CSD provides the reader with a schedule outlining when materials must be completed. Readers must be able to read clearly and follow the schedule outlined by the CSD. If you are interested, please contact Jennifer Lucia, Associate Director at Jennifer.Lucia@uconn.edu or 860-486-2020, or visit our office in the Wilbur Cross Building, Room 204.

Other Job Opportunities

Connect-Ability

Learn about Connect-Ability – an initiative for people with disabilities seeking employment for the first time or who want a new challenge, and employers seeking valuable, qualified workers. For more information visithttp://www.connect-ability.com/.

Emerging Leaders

Are you looking for a paid summer internship? Are you a college or graduate student with a disability?

“Emerging Leaders is a highly competitive program that places undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities in fulfilling summer internships and provides them with leadership development opportunities. Emerging Leaders partners with businesses to help them find outstanding new talent while also considering diversity and inclusion in their hiring practices.”

For more information on program requirements and applying, please visit http://www.viscardicenter.org/nbdc/emerging-leaders/students/.

National Business & Disability Council’s National Resume Database

The National Business & Disability Council’s National Resume Database(®), which was developed with the goal of bringing together top talent with disabilities and America’s top employers in both the private and public sector. This service is provided free of charge to job seekers with disabilities and is open to applicants who have earned or are expected to earn a two or four year degree within the next six months or have completed equivalent technical training. Log onto www.nbdc.com and click onto “Job Seekers”. For more information, contact me at 516-465-1519 or Lana Smart, Vice President of Corporate Services at 516-465-1510.