Exam Graders Sought

The AICPA needs CPAs and attorneys to help grade the May 2000 Uniform CPA Examination beginning May 18 and continuing for about six weeks.

Graders, who will be paid $15 an hour, must provide a minimum of three seven-hour days each week. They will receive 16 AICPA CPE credit hours for their work.

All grading is done at the AICPA Jersey City office, where the grading facilities will be open Monday through Sunday. For more information, write to AICPA, Grading Coordinator-DH-404, 201 Plaza Three, Harborside Financial Center, Jersey City, New Jersey 07311-3881; or e-mail Dharris@aicpa.org .

The Institute is also seeking graders for the future, including the November 2000 exam.


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