Applying for SSO Positions
One audiology and one speech-language pathology Student State Officer (SSO) position are available per state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
Confirm Your Eligibility
To apply, you must be a National NSSLHA member, an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a CSD program in the state in which you’re applying, and enrolled during the full SSO term. Clinical Fellows are not eligible.
Submit Your Application
The application involves 4 short answer questions, a resume, and a letter of reference.
Applications Reviewed by the National NSSLHA Office
All applications will be reviewed by the National NSSLHA Office to confirm eligibility.
Applications Reviewed by the Executive Council
The Executive Council will review eligible applications and approve those slated for a position.
Selected SSOs Notified
Selected SSOs will be notified in mid-July. Onboarding will begin in the summer.
SSOs will officially start their 1-year term on September 1.The NSSLHA National Office will announce the results publicly in September.