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Opportunities & Resources

Federal Work Study Employment Opportunities

Being a Peer Note Taker provides you with opportunities for jobs, both during and after college.  The following are Federal Work Study positions within Academic Support Programs.  For those who qualify for Federal Work Study and are looking for work, please contact us!

Universal Design Admin Assistant

Universal Design Technology Lab (2nd Floor, Bailey-Howe Library)

This customer-service oriented position interacts at the front desk with peer note takers as they stop in to scan notes for ACCESS students. General Responsibilities and qualifications: Customer service skills; basic PC knowledge; familiarity with programs such as Thunderbird, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel); ability to learn to use basic file transfer service; proficiency with office scanners, ability to navigate UVM's website; any additional computer skills is a PLUS! 

Contact: to apply.

Office Assistant/Exam Proctor

Exam Proctoring Center (Living/Learning A131)

Become part of a staff that is committed to providing high-quality academic support services to University students. Work in a relaxed, yet engaging environment as you hone your interpersonal and office skills through daily duties, including: Facilitating Student Exam Check-in/Check-out; Proctoring Exams; Scheduling Student Exam Requests; Answering Phone Inquiries; Processing Paperwork; Updating Online Databases; Returning Completed Exams to Faculty Offices.  This position requires: attentiveness to daily tasks; customer service skills; commitment to and comfort level with diversity and disability; flexibility; basic office skills.

Contact: to apply.

ACCESS Front Desk Assistant

ACCESS Office (Living/Learning A170)

Answering phones, scheduling appointments, greeting students and families, and miscellaneous clerical work in a dynamic, supportive, and relaxed environment.  Qualifications include: Attentiveness to daily tasks, positive friendly attitude, customer service repertoire, organization and attention to detail, responsible and reliable demeanor, flexibility, basic office skills (copy, fax, phone), and a commitment and comfort level with diversity and disability.

Contact: to apply.

Campus Resources

Tutor/Tutoring Services

The Learning Co-op (Living/Learning 244 Commons)

For more information on becoming a tutor and/or to learn more about the tutoring program, please visit:


Academic Support Toolbar

Read&Write GOLD for Windows or Mac is a customizable easy-to-use toolbar that seamlessly integrates with mainstream applications allowing you to access reading, writing, studying, and research support tools from within programs you use every day. This toolbar “floats” on your screen, or docks to a locked position, offering help as you work, highlights and reads text aloud using natural-sounding voices, and also includes a comprehensive set of support tools for reading, writing, studying, research and test-taking.
For more information, and to download (FREE for all UVM students!) please visit:

Last modified July 25 2013 02:08 PM