What One HLAA Chapter Did to Make a Difference – Mentor with a Future Audiologist!

Here is the story from the mentee:

LeeAnne Browning (February 2015)

When considering the components of a traditional education, one quickly realizes there are some missing pieces. Perhaps the most significant of these is what we call “real world” or “hands on” experience. Today, it is often up to the student to fill this gap and find their own well-rounded education. As an undergraduate in the field of audiology, I felt this deficit most after my first year in the program. I researched and found the best opportunity to grow my knowledge of my chosen profession: an internship with the Hearing Loss Association of America Sarasota/Manatee chapter.

My first taste of what the group was like came at their annual Hearing Tech Expo, where I was assigned to introduce guest speakers and moderate the discussions. Intimidating, yes, but this event became the spring board to a fulfilling summer of involvement in nearly every aspect of what it means to be an audiologist.

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