It has been documented that many physicians and other adjunct health-care professionals typically decide to pursue a career in health care during their high school education or younger. Many of you most likely made your decision to pursue a career in audiology during your undergraduate education or later. As the profession of audiology continues to grow, a need exists to attract talented students with an interest in sound, balance, and the hearing sciences at a young age.
The American Academy of Audiology Public Relations Recruitment Subcommittee has identified participation in state and regional science fairs and career fairs/days as a key platform to engage students at a young age and promote awareness of the profession.
The following pages provide tools for you to locate opportunities in your community, contact your state academy, and more.