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This page features information specifically targeted to students and people considering the court reporting profession. We welcome your input on the types of topics and things you would like to see covered in the Student Section. If you have any suggestions or comments please, email us:

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OCRA is committed to excellence both in the court reporting profession and in the next generation of court reporters. We offer several benefits for student members, including mentoring, free online dictation, and the areas highlighted below!

Education and Networking

Attend one of OCRA's conferences to learn more about court reporting and to network with Ohio reporters and firm owners. Check Out Our Upcoming Events

Court reporting and captioning programs 

Look no further! Court Reporting and Captioning Programs

Options in the reporting profession 

Learn about the profession of court reporting and the many career options available to choose from, as well as the requirements to work in the profession in Ohio.

Looking for Guidance?

OCRA is developing a mentor program for its student members as a way to unite students with reporters.  Students, you can sign up today for a mentor with our OCRA Mentor Request Form.  And, reporters, please let us know that you are willing to help our future reporters and want to mentor by completing the OCRA Mentor Willingness Form.

Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!

OCRA's Employment Market lists opportunities throughout Ohio. You can also post your own ad and let an employer find you! 

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Scholarship Opportunities

To help encourage those pursuing the court reporting profession, OCRA awards a deserving student member with the $500 Rosalie Stevens Student Scholarship Award. 

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In addition, the NCRA also provides scholarships and grants.