Volume 50 - Issue 4 | 09.12.23
Graduate Students: Apply To Serve as a Student Representative on the TSHA Executive Board
Apply now to become a Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA) Graduate Student Representative (GSR)! This volunteer position offers one graduate student the unique opportunity to advocate for fellow students within the fields by serving as their voice on the TSHA Executive Board. As a GSR, you can share student needs and ideas through board meetings and interactions with fellow students across Texas. The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. CT on Friday, October 20.
Who Is Eligible?
- First-year speech-language pathology graduate students in an accredited speech-language pathology program
- First- and second-year audiology graduate students in an accredited audiology program
- Those who are members of TSHA and a local/national chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA)
- Those available to serve a two-year term
What Does a TSHA Graduate Student Representative Do?
- Advocate for fellow students within the fields by serving as their voice on the TSHA Executive Board
- Share student needs and ideas through board meetings and interactions with fellow students across Texas
- Attend all TSHA Executive Board meetings
- Network with seasoned speech-language pathologists and audiologists who can serve as mentors
- Gain insight into how TSHA works and the individuals who help run the organization
- Serve as a TSHA Convention volunteer and experience it from a different point of view
- Build lasting relationships with board members
- Grow as an individual and leader while having fun!
What Do You Need To Submit To Apply?
- Your contact information
- Information about your attendance in a speech-language pathology (SLP) or audiology program
- One to two references that TSHA may contact regarding your application
- Video response to three questions
- Required questions (submit responses to both):
- What do you hope to gain from your time of service with TSHA?
- What do you think is the primary issue facing students enrolled in speech-language-hearing sciences programs currently?
- Choice questions (submit a response to one of the following):
- Tell us about previous leadership positions you have held. What was your role?
- What qualities do you have that might be beneficial if you are selected for this position?
- What sparked your interest in joining an organization dedicated to improving the fields for all things speech, language, and hearing?
To learn more and apply today, please visit: https://www.txsha.org/Graduate-Student-Representatives.