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Snapshot

Terms and Dates:

  • Spring 2022
One Time Opportunity

Advisor:

Lisa Hogarty

Cornell Affiliations:

Campus Sustainability Office

Overview

Opportunity Description

Web Accessibility Remediation Assistant 

The Energy & Sustainability Office is seeking a student intern to provide assistance in the remediation of the Facilities and Campus Services (FCS) Energy and Sustainability and Cornell Sustainability Campus websites to ensure pdf’s conform to W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. See policy for details (Cornell Policy Web Accessibility Standards 5.12).  Required remediation software training will be provided.

In this role, you will:

Qualifications.

The ideal candidate must be a proactive and a self-motivated individual who is able to work independently in a hybrid workplace. Willingness to learn more about assistive technologies, such as screen readers, and how to check documents for accessibility.

Fluency in Adobe Acrobat Pro and Microsoft Word and Excel.  

Excellent communication (verbal & written) and interpersonal skills.

Preferred knowledge

Knowledge of Web Accessibility measure/standards/methods and PDF remediation a plus. 

This is a part-time paid internship for current Cornell students beginning ASAP for a duration of 20hrs – 40hrs / week, $15/hour.  

To apply:

Send a resume, cover letter to energy-sustainability @cornell.edu.  Applications due May 23rd, 2022.