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The UWEC Communication Sciences and Disorders program is dedicated to developing critical thinking, knowledgeable, and compassionate professionals. The high standards we expect from our students means our graduates are highly sought after professionals even before graduation. Our graduate program boasts 100% of graduates obtaining a job in the field within one year of graduation!

Find out what our graduates are doing now

Did you ever wonder what you can do with a degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders? There are many different options and opportunities for graduates of our undergraduate and graduate programs.

Our undergraduates pursue one of two paths
Continue their education
  • Master’s degree in speech-language pathology
  • Master’s degree in special education, early childhood education, social work, vocational rehabilitation, family services
  • Audiology doctorate
  • Sign language interpreter
Enter the workforce
  • Speech-language pathology assistant
  • Classroom paraprofessional
  • Medical supply representative
  • Hospital unit clerical support
  • Nonprofit agency staff or administration
  • Autism line therapist
Graduate students have a number of options
  • Pursue a doctoral degree in speech-language pathology/sciences
  • Pursue a career as a speech-language pathologist 

Job Opportunities for Alumni

We are happy to share job openings and opportunities with our graduates! Please see the opportunities and contacts below. Check back frequently, as we post new opportunities as we receive them.

CF/CCC-SLP Openings - PNW Professionals, Oregon

CF/CCC-SLP Openings - PNW Professionals
Oregon (Various locations)

Job Posting Date: 2/3/2023


Job Description / Summary

  • PNW Professionals is actively hiring CCC-SLPs and CF-SLPs in the pacific northwest for the 2023-2024 School Year. 
  • Service Models:
    • In-person
    • Hybrid
    • Remote-only
  • Our Assignments:
    • Early Intervention
    • Early Childhood Special Education
    • K-12
  • Duration: 1.0 (8 Hr/day M-F), 185 contract days

Benefits

  • W2 Salary: $1800-$2400 per week.
  • We provide the most competitive salary for a given placement compared to any other contracting agency.
  • We offer full benefits.
  • Extra Reimbursements Available:
    • Student loan repayment
    • Relocation stipend
    • Materials & Trainings stipend

About Us

  • PNW Professionals is an Oregon based agency that staffs highly skilled clinicians throughout the northwest.
  • Our clinicians are hand selected to ensure quality performance.
  • We provide trainings, resources, and support to all of our clinicians.
  • Our team will find you a favorable placement and keep you informed each step of the way.
  • We operate with transparency, professionalism, and will do everything in our control to meet your desires.

Additional Information / To Apply 

PT Solutions, Speech-Language Pathologist - Inpatient Rehab/ Acute Care - Ft. Walton Beach, FL
PT Solutions
Speech-Language Pathologist - Inpatient Rehab/ Acute Care
Ft. Walton Beach, FL
Job ID: 2023-5045
Job Posting Date: 2/1/2023


Job Description / Summary

  • Full-time position at Ft. Walton Beach Medical Center.
  • As an Inpatient Speech Language Pathologist, you are often a hospitalized patient's first impression of PT Solutions guiding them through the continuum of care.
  • You'll work one-on-one with patients during their most difficult days providing function-based treatments and interventions to see continuous daily gains and independence.
  • This role gives you the opportunity for interdisciplinary team collaboration working closely with occupational therapists, physical therapists, case management team, social workers, nursing staff, and physicians to ensure the best and most evidenced based practice for our patients.

Additional Information

  • Fostering an interdisciplinary team approach with dynamic and ongoing communication with all staff members to provide well rounded treatment to all patients.
  • Creating efficient treatment plans, using current evidence-based guidelines, that allow patients to return to their prior level of functioning.
  • Building trust & communication leading to great patient satisfaction scores.
  • Individual growth opportunities through clinical instruction of incoming students and peer mentorship.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a Speech-Language Pathology program
  • State Licensure
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Basic Life Support Certification from the American Heart Association

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation with ability to earn additional weekend and holiday pay rates.  
  • Access to a variety of Inpatient specific courses, either in person or through MedBridge membership, and monthly Inpatient Evidence Hour hosted by Inpatient leaders.
  • Experience working with a diverse patient population: Neuro, Trauma, Ortho, Wound Care, Hand Therapy.
  • Foster a positive work environment by living clinically through PT Solutions core values.
  • Local and national organization dues and license renewal fees reimbursed by PT Solutions.
  • Fitness incentive, insurance benefits, employee assistance program, paid parental leave, 401k and profit sharing, and PTO package to include employee illness bank (EIB) accrual.

Additional Information / To Apply 

Provident Hospital Outpatient Clinic, Medford, OR

Provident Hospital Outpatient Clinic
Medford, Oregon
Job Posting Date: 2/1/2023


Job Description / Summary

  • Seeking a .8 FTE SLP for hospital outpatient clinic.
  • Patient population is primarily adults.
  • Assist a wide variety of clients and address a wide variety of SLP concerns.
  • In addition to the more common OP SLP hospital caseload (stroke, TBI, head/neck cancer, ALS, PD, Long COVID, etc.), there are a number of voice referrals (MTD, nodules, vocal fold paralysis, aging voice, etc.).
  • The current SLP in this clinic provides gender-affirming voice therapy to transgender clients, and this population could be shared with a new clinician with experience in this area.
  • The current SLP also provides SPEAK OUT! therapy for PD pts and offers a virtual LOUD Crowd (the maintenance part of SPEAK OUT! therapy). 

Qualifications

  • Required SLP certification.

Additional Information / To Apply 

Independent School District 196 - Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - Multiple Opportunities

Independent School District 196 - Multiple Opportunities 
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN 

Posting Date: 2/1/2023


Description / Summary

  • Independent School District 196 (ISD 196) is located in the southern suburbs of Minneapolis/St Paul, MN. 
  • We are the 4th largest school district in Minnesota and have approximately 80 speech-language pathologists (including 2 bilingual Spanish/English speaking SLPs) on staff serving students birth-age 21. 
  • Forbes recently named ISD 196 one of top employers in the State (we ranked 4 of 50 and are the only school district listed).

Opportunities

  • We have SLPs interested in collaborating in these areas:
    • ASHA Clinical Externship Experience for Graduate Students
    • Undergraduate and Graduate Clinical Hours
      • We welcome students on-site to complete ASHA required clinical clock hours in articulation, fluency, voice and resonance, receptive and expressive language, hearing, swallowing, cognitive aspects of communication, social aspects of communication, and communication modalities.
    • Job Shadowing/Informational Interviewing 
  • Our district's job openings for the 2023-2024 school year will be posted on Monday, February 21st.  We have ISD 196 SLPs available to complete CFY supervision and welcome you to apply here.

Speech-Language Disabilities Program VIRTUAL Informational Session - Milwaukee Public Schools - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 9:00-10:00am CST

Speech-Language Disabilities Program VIRTUAL Informational Session - Milwaukee Public Schools - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 9:00-10:00am CST

EVENT INFORMATION:

  • The Milwaukee Public Schools Speech-Language is hosting a virtual information meeting Wednesday, March 8, 2023 from 9:00am - 10:00am CST. 
  • This event will provide an overview of the benefits of working in MPS and allow participants to chat with current speech-language pathologists in various roles. Digital handouts will be available as well.
  • Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 1, 2023: https://forms.gle/eJBywfB8FP8jk17D7
  • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/iik-agou-eio 
  • Questions or for more information, please contact Nicole Garza at: stangenm@milwaukee.k12.wi.us.
Speech Pathologist - Ellsworth Elementary, Wisconsin

Speech Pathologist - Ellsworth Elementary
Ellsworth, Wisconsin
Job Posting Date: 1/31/2023


Job Description / Summary

  • The Ellsworth Community School District is hiring a Speech Language Assistant at Ellsworth Elementary School to finish out the end of the school year. This individual would also have the option to continue next fall.
  • Flexible hours and start date.
  • Under the direction and supervision of a Speech and Language Pathologist, the Speech and Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) assists in extending speech/language therapy services by completing a variety of tasks such as, but not limited to, direct activities with students designed to develop pre-language and language skills, oral-motor control for speech production, vocalization, create visual schedules, co-facilitate social skills student groups and use of assistive technology devices for communication.
  • The SLPA serves students who have identified speech and language disorders and may have other disabilities as well.

Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in Communication Disorders or a current SLP-A license is preferred.  

Additional Information / To Apply 

  • Applicants can apply by submitting an application in WECAN along with a cover letter expressing interest, resume, letters of recommendation and copy of license and transcripts if applicable.
  • All questions can be directed to Mary Zimmerman, Special Education Director/Elementary Principal by phone at (715)273-3912 or by email at zimmmeranm@ellsworth.k12.wi.us
  • This vacancy will be open until the position is filled. 
Children's Therapy Solutions, Inc. - Multiple Openings for CF-SLPs

Children's Therapy Solutions, Inc.
Multiple Openings for CF-SLPs
Manatee County, Florida
Job Posting Date: 1/30/2023

Job Description / Summary

  • We are currently looking to expand our team and seeking to hire CF-SLPs.
  • We have openings within our private practice, teletherapy, school placements in Manatee Co. and local charter schools.
  • Our SLPs work with pediatric populations in schools and at our multidisciplinary private practice.
  • Service delivery includes a hybrid of in-person and teletherapy to provide quality services to children and families in a caring and supportive environment.
  • Collaborate alongside other speech language pathologists with various educational backgrounds and specialized trainings, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and mental health counselors!
  • With a full back-office staff to schedule and bill on-site, our therapists can focus their energy on what they do best-therapy!

Qualifications/Preferred Skills

  • Bilingual Spanish/English proficiency is a plus but not a requirement.

About Us

  • Children's Therapy Solutions, Inc. is a women-owned, multidisciplinary, pediatric, therapy practice serving the Bradenton, FL community since 2004.
  • Our services and specialties are expanding to serve the needs of our community, and in 2021 we opened The Women's Center at Children's Therapy Solutions.

Additional Information / To Apply 

Speech and Language Pathologist - Rochester Public Schools

Speech and Language Pathologist
Rochester Public Schools
Rochester, MN
Job Posting #6691
Job Posting Date: 1/13/2023

Job Description / Summary

  • We are seeking SLPs for the upcoming school year.
  • We accept CF's and provide supervision to ensure that the CF experience is beneficial, supportive, and successful.  

About Us

  • Rochester Public Schools has over 17,000 students. 
  • We have SLP positions from Birth-age 21. 
  • We offer competitive salaries, and the best part is a great group of more than 45 SLPs to collaborate, learn, and grow your skills.  

Additional Information / To Apply 

  • Virtual Hiring Event February 10. To schedule an interview, please go to bit.ly/3i1161q
  • For questions, please contact: Kristi Moos, MS CCC-SLP / Speech Language Pathologist / krmoos@rochesterschools.org / 507-328-5284
Speech and Language Pathologist - Cambridge-Isanti Schools

Speech and Language Pathologist
Cambridge-Isanti Schools, MN
Job Posting #6691
Job Posting Date: 1/9/2023

Job Description / Summary

  • Cambridge-Isanti Schools has a vacancy for a Speech and Language Pathologist for K-12 students working on IEP goals in the area of speech.
  • This person will be responsible for providing individual and/or small group speech therapy, facilitating IEP meetings, completing evaluations, writing IEPs and evaluation reports.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • SLP with CCC preferred.
  • Successful background check required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Needed:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other school staff.
  • Comfortable with change, self-motivated, dedicated, responsible and on time with due process paperwork.
  • Exemplifies the following Five Character Traits: compassion, respect, responsibility, self-discipline and honesty. 

Specific Tasks:

  • Work with K-12 students working on IEP goals in the area of speech. 

Hours Per Day:

  • This person will be shared between Cambridge Primary School and Woodland Campus.
  • 7.5 hours per day
  • As per contract

Benefits

  • Benefit eligible position: health, dental, and optical insurance, supplemental insurance available, long-term disability coverage, district-paid life insurance policy, retirement plan, sick days, vacation days, holidays, and more!  

Additional Information / To Apply 

  • Cambridge-Isanti Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.

 

Speech-Language Pathologist - Marshfield Medical Center, Ladysmith, WI

Speech-Language Pathologist
Marshfield Medical Center
Ladysmith WI
Job Posting Date: 1/5/2023

Job Description / Summary

  • We want great people just like you to join our team! At Marshfield Medical Center-Ladysmith, you will unite alongside colleagues who care about your personal development inside our ever-expanding organization. Here, you can work in a growing healthcare system where you can hear yourself think and your voice is heard. You will be united within a team that supports you while challenging you to cultivate new skills. 
  • The Speech-Language Pathologist supports the Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) by providing evaluations, diagnosis and treatment of communication, cognitive/communication and swallowing disorders in patients of all ages.
  • The Speech-Language Pathologist acts as a healthcare professional by building constructive relationships within our interdepartmental teams.
  • At the Marshfield Medical Center - Ladysmith, you can enjoy:
    • A diverse patient caseload to include pediatric, and adult outpatients, inpatients, and Swing Bed patients.
    • Working in collaboration with PT, OT, and other SLPs for a team approach to patient care and to expand personal growth and local services.
    • Flexible work schedule to allow work/life balance.
    • No weekends required.
    • New facility opening in March 2023

Benefits

  • This position may be eligible for a $10,000 recruitment bonus.

Additional Information / To Apply 

  • Visit: www.marshfieldclinic.org/careers
  • Questions? Contact:
    Kathy Mitchell, Recruiter
    715-236-6134
    Mitchell.Kathy@marshfieldclinic.org
Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist - Marshfield Medical Center, Rice Lake WI

Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist
Marshfield Medical Center
Rice Lake WI
Job Posting Date: 1/3/2023

Job Description / Summary

  • We want great people just like you to join our team! At Marshfield Medical Center-Rice Lake, you will unite alongside colleagues who care about your personal development inside our ever-expanding organization. Here, you can work in a growing healthcare system where you can hear yourself think and your voice is heard. You will be united within a team that supports you while challenging you to cultivate new skills. 
  • We have 8- or 10-hour shifts available in the peds department.
  • Start time varies depending on the shift. There are 4 SLPs with the on-call at the hospital,
    Saturday 7-12, with potential holiday on-call coverage.
  • The Speech-Language Pathologist supports the Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) by providing evaluations, diagnosis and treatment of communication, cognitive/communication and swallowing disorders in patients of all ages.
  • In this role, the individual is accountable to implement established goals, utilize good judgment, and to assess and escalate situations when warranted.
  • The Speech-Language Pathologist exercises knowledge and skills in their area of expertise all while promoting the MCHS mission: We enrich lives. 
  • The Speech-Language Pathologist acts as a healthcare professional by building constructive relationships within our interdepartmental teams.
  • Marshfield's high-quality standards are carried out by skillful individuals like you! 

Benefits

  • This position may be eligible for a $10,000 recruitment bonus.

Additional Information / To Apply 

  • Visit: www.marshfieldclinic.org/careers
  • Questions? Contact:
    Kathy Mitchell, Recruiter
    715-236-6134
    Mitchell.Kathy@marshfieldclinic.org
Outpatient Pediatric SLP - Rice Lake and Green Bay WI areas

Outpatient Pediatric SLP
Rice Lake and Green Bay WI areas
Job Posting Date: 12/21/2022

Job Description / Summary

  • HSHS/Prevea is seeking current or future SLPs who are interested in exploring a career in Early Intervention in counties in Western or Eastern Wisconsin with HSHS/Prevea. 

Additional Information / To Apply 

Speech and Language Pathologist - Elementary, Austin, MN

Speech and Language Pathologist - Elementary, Austin, MN
Job Posting Date: 12/06/2022
Job ID: 2681

Job Description / Summary

  • The Austin Public School District is seeking to hire a full time Educational Speech and Language Pathologist Districtwide.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must complete an application online and have a current Minnesota Department of Education Special Education Teaching License.

Benefits

  • Annual Salary Range is according to education and experience. Also includes a competitive benefits package of paid time off, health insurance, life insurance, etc., according to the AEA Working Agreement located within the Human Resource section of the Austin Public Schools website at www.austin.k12.mn.us.

Additional Information / To Apply 

Speech Pathologist - Community Learning Center, Austin, MN

Speech Pathologist - Austin, MN 
Job Posting Date: 12/06/2022
Job ID: 2905

Job Description / Summary

  • The Austin Public School District is seeking to hire a full time Educational Speech and Language Pathologist for the Community Learning Center Location.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must complete an application online and have a current Minnesota Department of Education Special Education Teaching License.

Benefits

  • Annual Salary Range is according to education and experience. Also includes a competitive benefits package of paid time off, health insurance, life insurance, etc., according to the AEA Working Agreement located within the Human Resource section of the Austin Public Schools website at www.austin.k12.mn.us.

Additional Information / To Apply 

UP Rehab Services

UP Rehab Services
Speech Language Pathologist - Long Term Care
Job Posting Date: 12/1/2022

Job Description / Summary

  • We are seeking a full-time Speech-Language Pathologist for our nursing home centers in Iron/Dickinson County, MI area.
  • You would have flexible hours, full benefits, and the support of working with a great therapy team.

Qualifications

  • Speech Language Pathologist License (Preferred)
  • Work authorization (Preferred)
  • MI State License
  • Experience preferred but not required
  • ASHA Certified or CFY
  • NEW GRADS WELCOME
  • Salary based on experience

Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

About Us

  • UP Rehab Services is the rehabilitation leader across the Upper Peninsula. We currently provide the most advanced, evidence-based rehabilitation to Nursing Centers, Outpatient Clinics, and Hospital Partnerships in the area. Our therapists work together as a team to provide the highest quality care to our patients. Building great relationships that lead to satisfied patients, unmatched outcomes, physician relationships, employees with rewarding careers and business success is what we do every day.

Additional Information / To Apply

Broad River Rehab - MI and WI openings

Broad River Rehab
SLP - Multiple Openings in Michigan and Wisconsin
Job Posting Date: 12/1/2022

Job Description / Summary

  • Broad River Rehabilitation is growing and has exciting opportunities for Part Time & Full Time Speech Language Pathologists.
  • Michigan:
    • Full-time or Part-time:
      • Freeman Nursing Rehab: Kingsford, MI (U.P.)
  • Wisconsin:
    • Full Time: 
      • Mulder Health Care: West Salem, WI
    • Part Time:
      • Frederic Nursing Rehabilitation Community: Frederic, WI
      • Prescott Nursing Rehabilitation Community: Prescott, WI
      • Tomah Nursing Rehabilitation: Tomah, WI

Benefits

  • We offer a FANTASTIC benefits package for Full Time Employees including:
    • Very competitive wages
    • Low-cost health insurance
    • Dental and vision insurance
    • Supplemental life insurance, short-and long-term disability
    • Generous PTO package with biannual PTO buy out options
    • 401k Retirement Plan
    • Sign-on Bonus offered for certain positions

About Us

  • Broad River Rehab partners with skilled nursing, CCRC & Assisted living facilities to provide exceptional physical, occupational and speech therapy services.

Additional Information / To Apply

  • For more Information, please contact Whitney Deck
    Phone: 864-313-0770 | email: wdeck@broadriverrehab.com

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Are you interested in joining our team of dedicated faculty and staff here at UWEC? We are passionate about communication disorders and are committed to making a difference in the lives of our students and our clients. If you are interested in joining our department, check out the employment opportunities we currently have available.

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