This page was updated on: June 11, 2024 .  Original posting: September 13, 2021 . 
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UPMC is accepting applications for 4 AuD Externs in Pittsburgh, PA.

Contact: Lori Zitelli at zitellild@upmc.edu with questions.

Please note that this posting is for the UPMC adult clinics. If you are interested in applying to UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, please visit their page.

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UPMC Eye & Ear Institute

203 Lothrop St., 4th Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

  • Multiple locations (main clinic in Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh with other clinic locations in the Pittsburgh area)

Clinic phone: 412-647-2030

All application information must be submitted to this Qualtrics site by 5pm (EST) on Wednesday September 18, 2024.

Application materials will be reviewed and invitations for the interviews will be extended to a subset of the applicants via email by no later than 5pm (EST) on Thursday September 19, 2024.

The interviews will take place on Monday September 23 OR Tuesday September 24, 2024. Applicants can choose to come in person or interview virtually.

Anticipated start date is 05/15/2024. The anticipated ending date is 05/10/2025. This is designated as Full Time. The stipend is reported to be ~$34,000 annually. This stipend is in addition to benefits and the ability to accrue paid time off.

Please note that all the following required items must be uploaded by the deadline specified above for an application to be considered complete:

  • 1 letter of introduction/recommendation from the university faculty externship coordinator
  • 2 additional letters of recommendation from clinical or academic instructors
  • 1 letter of interest from the applicant
  • 1 vita from the applicant

No incomplete applications will be reviewed.

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

The site is reportedly serving these populations: Adult, Geriatric

Experiences expected here include:

Expect these experiences: Diagnostic Evaluation, Auditory Evoked Potentials, Hearing Aid Eval/Dispensing, Cochlear Implant Eval/Mapping, Bone Anchored Hearing Devices, Vestibular Eval/Rehabilitation, Tinnitus Eval/Treatment, Auditory Processing, Aural Habilitation/Rehab, Practice Management, Hearing Conservation, Assistive Technologies, Onsite Continuing Education, Research Opportunities, Community Outreach, Other.

The Inter professional and collaborative practice experiences include: Dentist, Dietician, Family Members, Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physicians, Physical Therapists, Psychologist, Speech-Language Pathologist, Voc. Rehab Counselor.

Other experiences vary, but could be:

Interventional Audiology, Senior Living Communities

Demographics of populations served:

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

Students and Peers

  • The overall number of students at this site is 4 (varies on any given day of the week).
  • The number of externs at this site is expected to be: 4.


If you have questions, please contact Lori Zitelli, Audiology Manager, at zitellild@upmc.edu.

Populations Served = A, G

Experiences = D, AEP, V, HA, CI, T, AR

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    Landing an audiology externship:

    Coordination for the externships happens to help the life transitions for the young professionals.

    Good luck in your journey.