General Information

Applications are no longer being accepted for Summer Academy.  Thank you!

2020 Summer Programs Employment Opportunities

Sponsored by:

The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation’s Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services (BBVS) in partnership with the Department of Special Education’s Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)

**Applicants must be available to work BOTH programs to be hired.**

JR Summer Academy for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Employment dates: Monday, June 22, 2020 – Friday, June 26, 2020

Location: Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA



Summer Academy for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Employment dates: Monday, July 6, 2020 – Thursday, July 16, 2020

Location: Penn State University, University Park, PA


Calling all vision professionals; we need you!

Are you available to work a few weeks this summer?

Here is your chance to partner with other vision professionals from across the state!

We are interested in receiving applications from Orientation and Mobility instructors, Teachers of students with visual impairments and vision rehabilitation therapists who would be excited to work as Resident Assistants at the 2020 Summer Academy programs.


Applications must be submitted no later than January 7, 2020.  The preferred method of application completion is online.

If for some reason you are unable to complete an online application, you can email your application to Autumn Spotts at:  akg2@psu.edu