Saint Louis University's School of Medicine offers a one-year audiology externship at SLUCare audiology clinics located throughout the greater St. Louis area. This program provides clinical experiences and skills that enable practitioners to provide quality audiometric care.
SLU’s audiology externship experience focuses on clinical care to various patient populations using the latest technology in the assessment of auditory, vestibular and aural rehabilitative services.
Our externs are encouraged to participate in the Department of Otolaryngology’s educational component, which supplements the clinic experience by providing first-hand experience with surgical and non-surgical treatments for various otologic and vestibular disorders. These experiences include:
Clinical training includes:
SLUCare Audiology has three clinic locations which primarily serve the adult population. Pediatric clinical experience may include SLUCare affiliate SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center.
Upon successful completion of the audiology externship, you will receive a certificate of completion from the Saint Louis University School of Medicine's Department of Otolaryngology, Division of Audiology.
Based on a 40-hour workweek, Mondays through Fridays.
Externs receive a stipend during the 12 months of the program. Contact the program director for further information.
Externs are responsible for providing their own living accommodations and transportation.
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited doctor of audiology program. Candidates must have completed the didactic portion of the degree before being admitted to the externship program. Additional requirements include immunization, health insurance and medical malpractice insurance provided by your current academic institution.
Application packets must include:
Mail to the following address, postmarked by September 30:
Attn: Dave A. Harris, Ph.D.
3660 Vista Ave.
Doctors' Office Building, Suite 312
St. Louis, MO 63110
Applicants considered for appointment will be invited to Saint Louis University School of Medicine for a personal interview with the program director, selected faculty and staff. Appointment letters are mailed in March.
Letters of acceptance/rejection should be expected no later than January 15. The audiology externship program runs from July to June annually.