American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Job Search Tips Panel Discussion at the Career Fair

Make This a "Must Attend" Event at Convention

Everyone will gather in one spot to talk about one thing—getting you the job you want! We'll turn the tables and interview the job interviewers so you can see what works and what doesn't when searching for a job in the professions. Find out how to negotiate your starting salary and what are employers' biggest pet peeves. Companies from four different work settings (healthcare, schools, university, and employment and staffing) will be part of the panel and are there to answer your questions. Simply invaluable for those on the job hunt! The employers below have graciously agreed to serve on the panel.

Although this event will be held at Convention, we plan to capture the panel answers so that everyone can access them, so please provide questions regardless of if you are planning to attend. Submit your question to the Job Search Tips panel by November 6.

Discussion Panelists

East Carolina University is a research institution with programs in communication sciences and disorders at the bachelor's, master's, AuD, and PhD levels. For over 40 years, ECU has trained outstanding speech-language pathologists and audiologists for patient care all across the United States. With a robust distance education master's degree, there are now Pirate alumni from Florida to Alaska! Our AuD program and PhD programs have helped many students enter academia with strong research skills and dreams of contributing to student success. With an on-campus clinic, off-campus internship sites around the country, and over 15 dedicated and enthusiastic faculty, ECU is a comprehensive, productive department that strives to improve communication across the lifespan.

For more than 85 years, Easter Seals Bay Area has been leading the way to ensure individuals and families affected by disabilities can live, learn, work, and play to their full potential. Easter Seals Bay Area has a specific expertise in providing services for individuals and families affected by autism including: consultation, early intervention, school-based, social skills and therapeutic services. We are an affiliate of Easter Seals, Inc., which serves more than a million people nationwide. As a local affiliate, we serve Bay Area individuals with special needs ages 0–22; and help them to address life's challenges, achieve personal goals, and gain greater independence for everyday living.

Gwinnett County Public Schools, located in the metro Atlanta area, is the largest school system in Georgia and continues to grow. The school district anticipates it will serve 162,000 students in the 2012–13 school year. The finest teachers in the profession, involved parents, and a supportive community are key elements in the district's quest to become a system of world-class
schools.

For more than 20 years, Progressus Therapy has helped speech-language pathologists (SLP), occupational therapists (OT), physical therapists (PT) and early intervention (EI) specialists make a difference in the lives of children. Progressus Therapy is a leading provider of school-based and early intervention services to school districts and communities from coast to coast. We are committed to helping children and families, school leaders and clinicians achieve success.

Date & Time

Saturday, November 22, 2014
10:00 a.m. – noon

Location

Career Fair Hall
Circle of Support Lounge
Halls B1–B4, Booth 991
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

Refreshments (immediately afterward)

Enjoy light refreshments as you mix and mingle with colleagues and panel participants. This is also when the iPod Touch drawing will be held so you'll want to stick around!

iPod Touch Drawing

Get a drawing slip as you enter the Job Search Panel Discussion or the Job Essentials Social. Complete the drawing slip and place it in the drum. The drawing will be held at noon and you must be present to win.

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