General Information:

  • Join the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association while in school.
  • Volunteer in a healthcare setting to gain experience working with people in all age groups.
  • Display a desire to help and work with people who have disabilities.
  • Patience is necessary as rehabilitation may progress slowly.
  • Develop excellent communication and computer skills.
  • Learn about communication among various cultures.
  • Obtain excellent grades and strong recommendations for graduate school admission.

Prepared by the Career Planning staff of Career Services at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (2005) UTK is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA /ADEA Employer.

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