Contact Information

  • Phone: 512.471.1553
  • Fax: 512.471.2957
  • BMC 2.600
  • 300 W. Dean Keeton, Austin, TX 78712

Internship

Deaf Education Internship experience at the Texas School for the Deaf

 

Note: The internship experience is offered Spring semesters of odd-numbered years only, e.g., Spring 2015, 2017, etc.

This internship is a key component of the Deaf Education / Deaf Studies major, and is also recommended for SLP and Audiology majors who are interested in working with deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Students get to:

  • improve ASL fluency,
  • learn a tremendous amount about children with hearing impairments,
  • receive a great foundational experience, and
  • obtain practical experience for your resume and your graduate school application.

Students will:

  • work 12-15 hours per week with teachers and students at the Texas School for the Deaf;
  • spend 7 weeks in one class, take spring break, then return to a different class for 7 weeks;
  • obtain hands-on experience;
  • take a weekly course in deaf education practice offered by master teachers and curriculum specialists at TSD; and
  • have the opportunity to observe and participate in other aspects of the education experience.
  • The Deaf Education Internship experience will now be offered under CSD 331E and CSD 364.
  • CSD 331E INSTR METHODS FOR DEAF STUDENTS
  • CSD 364 DEAF EDUCATION INTERNSHIP
  • at least the third level ASL,
  • at least 72 credit hours,
  • CSD 308K, and 
  • be enrolled in or have completed CSD 360M.

Questions?

Email Dr. Mark E Bernstein,
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
or schedule an appointment with your advisor.

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