OUR STUDENTS

Membership Benefits

The Illinois Academy of Audiology (ILAA) is proud to welcome and support student members from the five wonderful audiology doctoral programs in the state.  Student support takes the form of scholarships, research support, volunteer and leadership opportunities, and guidance in the transition from student to professional life. Student members join us on legislative outreach trips and help to judge state science fair entries. Join ILAA as an audiology student member today!

STUDENT RESOURCES

We Are Here To Help

  • Want to learn more about OTCs? Review the 2018 guide here

  • Visit HEARCareers for jobs and externships in audiology. Create an account or login to view jobs and externships. 

  • Red Flags for 4th-year externships. What should you look for and avoid? Find out here.

  • Interested in completing your 4th-year externship in the Army? Find out more here.

  • Like working with kids? Gain clinical experience and get paid! Apply for the week-long Au.D internship in June every year hosted by The Illinois School for the Deaf in Jacksonville, IL. Click here for position posting. Contact Leslie Lynch (leslie.lynch@illinois.gov) for more information. 

 

2018-2019 STUDENT BOARD MEMBERS

Meet the Student Representatives

Illinois Au.D. programs select one student as a representative to serve as the liaison between ILAA and their University. ILAA student board members share the unique opportunity to serve on a professional board for a state organization, and develop professional relationships with Illinois audiologists and other students.

 

LAUREN KELLY

Student Board Member Chair

Northwestern University

KATIE

Student Board Member 

Northwestern University

KALIE

Student Board Member

Rush University

SHANNON

Student Board Member

Illinois State University

MELISSA

Student Board

Member

Northern Illinois University

ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY

Fairchild Hall, 408 Dry Grove Street, Normal, IL 61761

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

http://csd.illinoisstate.edu

NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

3100 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL 60115

College of Health and Human Sciences

School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders

http://chhs.niu.edu/ahcd/programs/audiology/index.shtml

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

Frances Searle Building
2240 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

School of Communication

Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

https://aud.northwestern.edu/

RUSH UNIVERSITY

600 S. Paulina St., Chicago, IL 60612

College of Health Sciences

Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences

https://www.rushu.rush.edu/college-health-sciences/academic-programs/doctor-audiology

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

901 S. Sixth St., Champaign, IL 61820

College of Applied Health Sciences

Department of Speech and Hearing Science
http://shs.illinois.edu 

DOCTOR OF AUDIOLOGY (AU.D) PROGRAMS IN ILLINOIS

 
 

HAVE FUN WHILE SUPPORTING A GOOD CAUSE

What We Fight For

Here, at ILAA, we encourage our students to promote Audiology. Across the five AuD universities, student members gain visibility within their communities through various projects. 

SPECIAL OLYMPICS HEALTHY HEARING

June 2019

The Special Olympics mission statement is "to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. This gives them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community."

Undergraduate and graduate students as well as licensed audiologists are needed each year to provide free hearing screenings to athletes, coaches and their families. Contact us to see how you can help.

NIU HEART OF HEARING PROGRAM

Professor King Chung takes students to developing countries as part of the Heart of Hearing Program. Each summer, students and faculty with the Northern Illinois University (NIU) Heart of Hearing Humanitarian Research and Service Program go to a different country or region to provide free hearing services to underserved populations. Students have the opportunity to experience other cultures while providing hearing services to underrepresented populations. Check them out below! 

2017 

Kuranda, Australia

2016/2017 

Dominican Republic

2016

Yarrabah, Australia

 

Previous trips lead by Dr. King Chung can be accessed here.

 

Heart of Hearing Program in Yarrabah, Australia, 2016. During the two-week endeavor, students tested the hearing of students in a first-nations community in Far North Queensland, toured the Australian Hearing Hub, and visited local landmarks. Tested a total of 170 students aged between four to 16 years. 

FAQS

Got a Question? Here’s An Answer!

 

HOW DO I JOIN ILAA AS A STUDENT MEMBER?

We would love to have you! Joining is easy and quick. Visit the Membership Page and fill out the Student Application!

HOW MUCH IS IT TO JOIN ILAA AS A STUDENT MEMBER? WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

Dues are $25 annually.

HOW DO I RENEW?

Membership for the 2019/2020 year starts in August. Look for an email with the application to renew or register.

DO I HAVE TO BE A MEMBER TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL ILAA CONVENTION? HOW DO I REGISTER?

No. You do not have to be a member to attend the convention. There will be discounts for the convention if you are an ILAA member. For students, there will be scholarship opportunities to attend the conference as well as opportunities to volunteer.  Look in the events category for more information.

WILL I GET A DISCOUNT IF I REGISTER EARLY FOR THE ILAA CONVENTION?

Yes, there will be an early bird registration.

HOW DO I VOLUNTEER?

Students: check with your school's volunteer representative to see what volunteer opportunities there are. You can also email illinoisacademyofaudiology@gmail.com and see if there are any open committees or projects. 

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