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This page was updated on: June 5, 2024 .  Original posting: September 13, 2021 . 
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Cleveland Clinic is accepting applications for 10 AuD Externs in Cleveland, OH.

Contact: Julie Honaker, PhD at honakej@ccf.org if interested.

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9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195

  • multiple-locations

11 Audiology locations within the greater Cleveland, Ohio area.

216-636-9519

https://my.clevelandclinic.org/departments/head-neck

Anticipated start date is 05/08/2023. The anticipated ending date is 05/03/2024. This is designated as Full Time. If a stipend is provided, it is reported to be $ 12000 annually.

  • https://my.clevelandclinic.org/departments/head-neck/medical-professionals/audiology-externship-experience#overview-tab.
  • Academic Institution Agreement
    Acceptance of applications to the externship program are conditional upon the agreement of the academic institution to the externship program requirements outlined in this document. Please address any questions or concerns to externship program coordinator, Julie Honaker, PhD (honakej@ccf.org).
    The academic institution must agree to the following terms:
    1. Pending funding, Cleveland Clinic provides a small stipend to audiology externs. The stipend must be paid to the academic institution and cannot be paid directly to the extern by Cleveland Clinic. The academic institution will be responsible disbursing the stipend to the extern.
    2. There may be a fee for establishing the Clinical Affiliation Agreement between the academic institution and Cleveland Clinic; payment of this fee which will be the responsibility of the academic institution. The fee is currently $500.00 and is subject to change without notice.
    3. A fee of $50.00 will be incurred for each extern to cover the cost of onboarding. Payment of this $50.00 fee must be made by the academic institution by the end of the first semester of the externship (December 2023). Externs will not be invoiced by the Clinic for this fee as the fee is the responsibility of the academic institution. This is non-negotiable.
    4. The extern must maintain general liability and professional liability insurance in the amounts of not less than ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($1,000,000) per occurrence and THREE MILLION DOLLARS ($3,000,000) in the annual aggregate.

    Application Process
    1. The academic institution must make the initial contact on behalf of prospective extern candidate(s). We request that all correspondence regarding the program be directed to program coordinator Julie Honaker, PhD, (honakej@ccf.org) by the clinical placement coordinator at the academic institution.
    2. Once the academic program has agreed to the program requirements, the prospective extern candidate is welcome to apply to the program. Requested application materials include:
    a. One-page essay response to a provided clinical prompt: Design your ideal fourth year externship. What specific experiences and opportunities are you looking for and how do these align with your professional goals?
    b. Curriculum vitae
    c. Letters of recommendations (3)
    d. Candidates may also be requested to submit a professional photo (headshot) and/or short video with their application materials.

This site is reported to have 34 staff audiologists and 1 who are CH-AP Certified and 34 who are with their CCC-A certifications.

The site is reportedly serving these populations:
Pediatric ,School Aged ,Developmental Disabilities ,Adult ,Geriatric

Expect these experiences: Diagnostic Evaluation ,Auditory Evoked Potentials ,Newborn Hearing Screening ,Hearing Aid Eval Dispensing ,Cochlear Implant EvalMapping ,Bone Anchored Hearing Devices ,Vestibular Eval Rehabilitation ,Tinnitus EvalTreatment ,Aural HabilitationRehab. ,Practice Management ,Assistive Technologies ,Onsite Continuing Education ,Research Opportunities ,Community Outreach .

Experiences expected here include:

The Audiology experiences include: Diagnostic Evaluation ,Auditory Evoked Potentials ,Newborn Hearing Screening ,Hearing Aid Eval Dispensing ,Cochlear Implant EvalMapping ,Bone Anchored Hearing Devices ,Vestibular Eval Rehabilitation ,Tinnitus EvalTreatment ,Aural HabilitationRehab. ,Practice Management ,Assistive Technologies ,Onsite Continuing Education ,Research Opportunities ,Community Outreach .

The Inter professional and collaborative practice experiences include:
Family Members, Nurse, Physicians, Physical Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologist, Social Worker, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Dentist, Teachers, Special Educator.

Other experiences vary, but could be:

Cleveland Clinic Audiology offers a 52-week externship experience that begins mid-May, commencing with a half-week orientation and onboarding process. Pending funding, a small stipend is awarded and disbursed to the extern by their academic institution.
The externship experience includes approximately five clinical rotations, including rotations at the Cleveland Clinic Main Campus as well as at a number of the seven Family Health Centers (satellite clinics) in the Cleveland area. Externs gain experience with a variety of clinical services at both our Main Campus and Family Health Center locations. This multi-site externship program offers not only a wealth of clinical experiences: it also provides exposure to diverse patient populations, opportunities to participate in interdisciplinary clinics, and collaboration with multiple preceptors over the course of the year.
• Clinical practicum experiences will include:
o Adult and pediatric audiologic behavioral assessment
o Adult and pediatric audiologic management, including hearing aid services and assistive listening/FM technologies;
o Adult and pediatric hearing implant services, including cochlear implants and osseointegrated implants
o Electrophysiology across the lifespan in clinic and the OR, including newborn diagnostics (ABR, ASSR, DPOAEs), electrocochleography, VEMPs, NRT/I, and potentially exposure to intraoperative monitoring;
o Vestibular assessment (videonystagmography, rotational chair, head impulse testing, functional measures) and vestibular therapy;
o Auditory based therapy
o Tinnitus management
o Ototoxicity monitoring
o Clinical and surgical observations with neurotology
o Participation in multidisciplinary clinics and shared medical appointments

Demographics of populations served:


Ethnicity, Race, Culture, National Origin, Socioeconomic Status, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Religion, Exceptionality


English, English Language Learner, Primary English Dialect, Secondary English Dialect, Bilingual, Gender Identity, Cognitive Physical Ability, Sign Language ASL or SEE

Students and Peers

  • The overall number of students at this site is 16.
  • The number of externs at this site is expected to be: 10.
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    Academic Institution Agreement
    Acceptance of applications to the externship program are conditional upon the agreement of the academic institution to the externship program requirements outlined in this document. Please address any questions or concerns to externship program coordinator, Julie Honaker, PhD (honakej@ccf.org).
    The academic institution must agree to the following terms:
    1. Pending funding, Cleveland Clinic provides a small stipend to audiology externs. The stipend must be paid to the academic institution and cannot be paid directly to the extern by Cleveland Clinic. The academic institution will be responsible disbursing the stipend to the extern.
    2. There may be a fee for establishing the Clinical Affiliation Agreement between the academic institution and Cleveland Clinic; payment of this fee which will be the responsibility of the academic institution. The fee is currently $500.00 and is subject to change without notice.
    3. A fee of $50.00 will be incurred for each extern to cover the cost of onboarding. Payment of this $50.00 fee must be made by the academic institution by the end of the first semester of the externship (December 2023). Externs will not be invoiced by the Clinic for this fee as the fee is the responsibility of the academic institution. This is non-negotiable.
    4. The extern must maintain general liability and professional liability insurance in the amounts of not less than ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($1,000,000) per occurrence and THREE MILLION DOLLARS ($3,000,000) in the annual aggregate.

    Application Process
    1. The academic institution must make the initial contact on behalf of prospective extern candidate(s). We request that all correspondence regarding the program be directed to program coordinator Julie Honaker, PhD, (honakej@ccf.org) by the clinical placement coordinator at the academic institution.
    2. Once the academic program has agreed to the program requirements, the prospective extern candidate is welcome to apply to the program. Requested application materials include:
    a. One-page essay response to a provided clinical prompt: Design your ideal fourth year externship. What specific experiences and opportunities are you looking for and how do these align with your professional goals?
    b. Curriculum vitae
    c. Letters of recommendations (3)
    d. Candidates may also be requested to submit a professional photo (headshot) and/or short video with their application materials.

    Updating tags for this externship site:

    So as to better describe the externship placement, clinic directors are asked to note the populations served and the expected experiences using the following key. After logging in, use the comment box at the bottom of this page to supply the insights. 

    Populations Served = 

    • Key: A = Adult; P = Pediatric; S = School Aged; DEV = Developmental Disabilities; G = Geriatric

    Experiences = 

    • Key: D = Diagnostics; AEP = Auditory Evoked Potentials; V = Vestibular; HA = Hearing Aids; CI = Cochlear Implants; T = Tinnitus; E = Educational Audiology; AR = Aural Rehabilitation

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