The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences offers its students the opportunity to gain internship credit by registering for SLH 370.

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Deaf Education Internship

This internship experience is offered Spring semesters of odd-numbered years only, e.g., Spring 2019, 2021, etc. It is a key component of the Deaf Education / Deaf Studies major, and is also recommended for SLP and Audiology majors who are interested in working with deaf and hard-of-hearing children.

Students get to:

  • Improve ASL fluency
  • Learn a tremendous amount about children with hearing impairments
  • Receive a great foundational experience
  • Obtain practical experience for your resume and your graduate school application

Students will:

  • Work 12-15 hours per week with teachers and students at the Texas School for the Deaf;
  • Spend 7 weeks in one class, take spring break, then return to a different class for 7 weeks;
  • Obtain hands-on experience;
  • Take a weekly course in deaf education practice offered by master teachers and curriculum specialists at TSD; and
  • Have the opportunity to observe and participate in other aspects of the education experience.
  • The Deaf Education Internship experience will now be offered under SLH 331E and SLH 364.
  • At least the third level ASL,
  • At least 72 credit hours,
  • SLH 308K, and 
  • Be enrolled in or have completed SLH 360M.
For more information about the Deaf Ed Intersnhip, please contact Rajinder Koul, Chair of the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences.

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