Communicative Disorders and Sciences Department Undergraduate Internship (CDS 496)

Cary Hall on the University at Buffalo's South Campus.

This internship provides field experience for potential future speech and language pathology clinicians and school professionals

Project description

This internship program provides field experience at the undergraduate level for future clinicians of speech and language pathology or school professionals. Interns will attend the host site under the supervision of the assigned mentor. Broad exposure to a variety of professions collaborating at the host site, and experience with their job and clinical requirements will be achieved by the end of this internship.

Project outcome

Students will complete a field internship and PowerPoint presentation

Project details

Timing, eligibility and other details
Length of commitment A semester
Start time Spring 2022 and Fall 2022
Level of collaboration Individual project
Benefits Practical experience, academic credit
Who is eligible All undergraduate students 

Core partners

  • Buffalo Public Schools
  • Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo

Project mentor

Ahmed Nagy Abdelrahman

Clinical Associate Professor

Communicative Disorders and Sciences

Phone: (716) 829-5507


Start the project

  1. Email the project mentor using the contact information above to express your interest and get approval to work on the project. (Here are helpful tips on how to contact a project mentor.)
  2. After you receive approval from the mentor to start this project, click the button to start the digital badge. (Learn more about ELN's digital badge options.) 

Preparation activities

Once you begin the digital badge series, you will have access to all the necessary activities and instructions. Your mentor has indicated they would like you to also complete the specific preparation activities below. Please reference this when you get to Step 2 of the Preparation Phase. 

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