Applying for SSO Positions

One audiology and one speech-language pathology Student State Officer (SSO) position will be available per state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, again for the 2021-2022 term.

Application Opens February 2021

Application Steps

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.

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Submit Your Application–April 30, 2021

Applications will open in February 2021.

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Applications Reviewed by the National NSSLHA Office

All applications will be reviewed by the National NSSLHA Office to confirm eligibility.

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Applications Reviewed by the Executive Council

The Executive Council will review eligible applications and approve those slated for a position.

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Selected SSOs Notified

Selected SSOs will be notified in July. The NSSLHA National Office will announce the results publicly in September.

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Terms Begin

SSOs will officially start their 1-year term on September 1, but onboarding may begin earlier.

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