Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


This page was updated on: August 8, 2023 .  Original posting: September 13, 2021 . 
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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is accepting applications for 4 Audiology Externs in Philadelphia , PA.

The Jefferson Balance and Hearing Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is a comprehensive adult audiology practice located in the heart of Philadelphia.  Our goal is to provide excellent patient centered care through an interdisciplinary team approach including audiologists, audiology technicians, nurses, and physicians. We are excited to offer 4 externship opportunities that will allow each doctoral extern to rotate between 6 different Jefferson Otolaryngology clinical sites for the academic year, 2024/2025. At Jefferson, we proudly call our Audiology Team the “SqAuD.”

Seeking SqAuD Jeffterns (externs) 2024-2025

  • (Hospital/Academic/Satellite Clinics) : 4 Full Time Positions; Jefferson Balance & Hearing Center – Center City, Navy Yard, Holy Redeemer, Yardley, Torresdale PA. Cherry Hill, NJ
    • Fast paced environment
    • Regular exposure to cochlear implants
    • Regular exposure to vestibular evaluations
    • Regular exposure to electrophysiology
    • Including rotary chair and vHIT
    • Regular exposure to tinnitus evaluations and counseling
    • Regular exposure to amplification to include osseo-integrated devices. All manufacturers
    • Regular exposure to complex audiometry
    • Regular interactions with 3 neuro-otologists, other sub specialized physicians & staff
    • Approximately 99% adults
    • Ideal for team oriented and motivated individuals with interest in an academic environment
    • Opportunities for participation in research, local outreach events, international medical missions, manufacturer trainings, cochlear implant and middle ear surgery observations, patient resource and protocol development, etc.
    • 12 month fourth year Au.D. Externship beginning in ~May 2024 & ending ~May 2025, pending program requirements. Externs are provided with supervision by experienced audiologists with ASHA CCC-A and/or ABA Board Certification in Audiology, in addition to Pennsylvania and /or New Jersey license in audiology. Supervision from an audiologist with the ASHA CCC-A is guaranteed.
    • This is designated as Full Time.  stipend is provided, it is reported to be $35,000 annually.


    • Strongly interested applicants should submit the following documents in the order listed below (as one PDF document) to: &
  1. Answer two of the five questions below. Limit your answer to 600 words:
    If I was to ask your mom/dad/partner/friend what would they say to us about recommending you for this role and why?
    Tell us about an experience where teamwork played a critical role and explain your part in the process.
    Explain a situation you have experienced where flexibility and open-mindedness were critical to success and describe your role in the process.
    Describe a time when you were the one to innovate a process.  Looking back, what would you have improved about it?
    Tell us about a time when you failed at a project or goal, and how you eventually overcame it.
  2. Brief letter of intent
  3. Curriculum vitae 
  4. Unofficial or official undergraduate and graduate college transcripts
  5. Three letters of recommendation, two of which should be from clinical preceptors. The letters of recommendation can be sent directly from the author if that is their preference. Check out Our Post on HearCareers:

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