The Office of Disability Resources at Carnegie Mellon University has a continued mission to provide physical and programmatic campus access to all events and information within the Carnegie Mellon community. We work to ensure that qualified individuals receive reasonable accommodations as guaranteed by the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Reporting to the Director of Disability Resources, the person in this position will be completing an internship in a masters program in rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation administration, rehabilitation education, or mental health counseling. You will assist with all functions performed by the Office of Disability Resources. Under the supervision of the director, you will conduct intake sessions for new students, review student medical records, and assess the need for and appropriateness of requested accommodations. You will counsel students currently receiving accommodations to ensure their effectiveness, and respond to inquiries about Disability Resources from prospective and current students, parents, CMU faculty and staff, and others. With guidance from the Director of Disability Resources and Campus Design staff, you will conduct assessments to ensure ADA compliance and accessibility of campus facilities using preexisting ADA measurement tools. You may also be responsible for leading or co-leading discussion groups for students with disabilities transitioning to college and assists the Program Administrator in proctoring examinations as needed.
This is a full-time internship position, anticipated to start around April 2017 and end in August 2017.
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Must be currently enrolled in a Master's program for rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation administration, rehabilitation education, or mental health counseling
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