Are you in need of a part-time job? OSU Disability Access Services (DAS) is looking to hire several new transcribers.

Real-Time Transcribing is an accommodation offered through DAS, which allows students access to a meaning-for-meaning written version of their lectures during class. Transcribers are hired on a part-time (up to 20 hours per week) basis. Because these are part-time positions, they are open for anyone, including OSU students.

Any applicants must be able to successfully complete Typewell Certification before they can begin transcribing classes. If you would like information about becoming a Typewell Transcriber, please visit You can find additional information at

Any interested applicants should contact Barbara Forrest-Ball, Manager of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services at DAS. She can be reached at or by calling 541-737-3670.

If you didn’t get the email, here’s one more reminder – the Bender Virtual Career Fair, a job-hunting opportunity for people with disabilities (and FREE for college students & alumni) will be hosted online on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Links and additional information can be found in the message below.



Bender Virtual Career Fair – Employment for People with Disabilities – November 13, 2014
Learn More at

Are you a person with a disability…looking for a career opportunity or internship?

This Virtual Career Fair is FREE for students and alumni with disabilities to attend.

Great opportunity for College Students & College Grads with disabilities to meet online with employers across the nation including American Transmission Co.,
ANSYS, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Enterprise Holdings, Epic, Genentech, KLA-Tencor, Lexmark, Verizon, & other Excellent Employers!

Students and alumni are invited to interact with employers via chat sessions.
Upload resume for a chance to win a $50 iTunes Gift Card

Access opportunities within a wide range of careers. •Chat with employers across the nation•Public and private sector opportunities

Participate from the comfort of your home, your dorm room or your favorite coffee shop! •Discuss careers and internships with multiple employers
•End-to-end accessible technology platform

Save time and money. •No business suit or travel required•No printed out resumes necessary

Register at

Virtual Career Fair Date: Nov. 13, 2014

For information: or 770.980.0088

The Office of the Associate Provost for Academic Success and Engagement, the Academic Success Center, and UHDS have collaborated in the creation of a new live-in student position for 2014-15: Academic Learning Assistants (ALAs).  ALAs are responsible for providing academic support and faculty engagement opportunities in their assigned residential community.  ALAs are primarily supervised by a Resident Director, and will receive training and programmatic direction from Academic Success Center staff.  They provide an array of services to support residential students in the adjustment to the academic rigors of Oregon State University. ALAs work to cultivate strong academic habits and college knowledge, promote engagement with university resources, and assist students in navigating the university landscape. These services range from 1-to-1 meetings with students to hall- wide programming initiatives.  Beginning in the fall, there will be one ALA in each residential community on campus (14 total).  If you are interested in applying for an ALA position, please see the attached recruitment flyer and visit

Additionally, feel free to forward this information to those you feel might be interested in the position.  Please note that applications are due on February 14, 2014. Please contact or if you have questions about the position.

UHDS ALA Recruitment Flyer

Wednesday February 5th, 2014 from 12pm-3pm is the 2014 Non-Profit & Volunteer Fair! Breakout sessions will run at 11am and 12pm. Refreshments provided!

Discover Service. Change the World.

Join us for the 8th Annual Nonprofit & Volunteer Fair! Meet representatives from over 50 local and national nonprofit and government organizations representing a wide variety of fields who are seeking OSU volunteers, interns, and employees. Network with people who share your interests and passions and learn more about the many opportunities available in the nonprofit and public service fields. 

The Nonprofit & Volunteer Fair is sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement and Career Services.


Where: OSU Memorial Union Ballroom

When: Wednesday, February 5th, 2014, 12pm to 3pm, 10am and 11am breakout session. Refreshments provided in the MU Ballroom.

10:00AM – 11:00AM: Pursuing a Nonprofit Career, MU Journey Room: Gain insight into the nonprofit industry. This session will include basics about nonprofit organizations and how to be best prepared for pursing a nonprofit career.

11:00AM – 12:00PM Marketing Your Service Experience, MU 206: Meet a panel of nonprofit professionals who will share tips and strategies on marketing your service and volunteer experience to potential employers and answer your questions about the nonprofit field. This panel will include representatives from six nonprofit agencies at entry level and senior level positions.

11:00AM – 12:00PM International Service, MU 208: Explore international nonprofit service and internships opportunities both during and after college.

12:00PM – 3:00PM Nonprofit & Volunteer Fair: Click here to see a list of the organizations who will be attending the fair!

For disability related accommodations, please call 541-737-3041 or email

Attention, college students graduating next year who are legally (or totally) blind. The National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) is pairing students nationwide with mentors who are also legally blind and working in a similar field of interest.

Opportunities include face-to-face mentoring, job shadowing, and networking.  They offer career preparation resources and student incentives to participate.

Students must be under age 35 and should sign up by December 2013.  Professionals who are blind and interested in serving as mentors are also encouraged to apply. For more info, visit For questions, contact Jamie O’Mally at, or call 662-325-2001 or toll free at 1-800-675-7782.

Please share this information with anyone you think may be interested!

The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) will be holding on-campus interviews Monday, November 5th, 2012, for PAID Summer Jobs in 2013. Many positions lead to permanent employment upon graduation. Open to all majors and levels, freshmen through graduates!

The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects public and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs. Employers include agencies such as Departments of Defense, Labor, Agriculture, Commerce, Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, Interior, State, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs; the Social Security Administration; the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; the Environmental Protection Agency; the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; the Farm Credit Administration, and the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Many (but not all) positions are outside of Oregon.

Sign up now for an interview if you meet the following requirements:

  1. have a disability, and
  2. are a U.S. citizen, and
  3. are enrolled full-time at OSU (unless reduced course load is authorized as a disability-related accommodation) OR you graduated since Fall 2011.

This opportunity is only available to students and recent graduates with disabilities! Hurry, interview spaces are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. For application materials and to sign up for an interview, contact Karen Hanson in the DAS office at (541) 737-8582 (voice) or (email).

Incight, a non-profit organization based out of Portland, OR is looking for job seekers with disabilities to participate in a Live Resume event on August 16.

What: Live Resume is an opportunity for job seekers to present their experiences and credentials in person to 10-15 employers. Selected participants will have three minutes to verbally present themselves to employers. After the presentations there is 45 minutes of networking.

Who: Job ready individuals who want to meet local businesses, work on their networking skills and practice their interviewing technique.

When: August16, 2012 – 7:30a.m. – 9:30a.m.

Where: Selected participants will be informed of the location

Why: To find gainful employment.

How? Please read this carefully – Participation in Live Resume is a competitive process, there are twenty spots for job seekers. Interested individuals with disabilities need to submit their resumes and what type of job you’re are looking for to Tiana Tozer at no later than July 20, 2012. Depending on the number of resumes, individuals may be asked to provide additional information. Resumes and additional information, if requested, will be reviewed and selected candidates will be asked to come in for a pre-interview at the Incight office in downtown Portland. Pre-screening interviews will take place July 23-25 and July 30–August 1. Candidates who are selected to participate in the actual event will be expected to attend a practice session also in downtown Portland on Monday August 13. The actual event will take place on Thursday, August 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Please contact Tiana Tozer with any questions at or (971) 244-0305.

What: A Meet Business is an event that brings together industry representatives from the natural resources to educate job seekers with disabilities about a particular industry such as natural resources industry. Participating agencies include US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, US Fish & Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, Army Corps of Engineers, Bonneville Power Administration, US Geologic Service, Federal Highway Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, and National Park Service.

Who: Job seekers with disabilities interested in learning about jobs available with natural resources agencies and would like an opportunity to network with HR professionals from these agencies.

When: Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Where: Doubletree Hotel at Lloyd Center, Portland, OR. 1000 NE Multnomah St. 97232. Free On-site parking passes available at registration.

Why: To introduce job seekers to a particular industry and the job opportunities available within that industry.

How: If you would like to attend please click here to sign up.

Please contact Tiana Tozer with any questions at or (971) 244-0305.


Tiana Tozer