Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Fellowship Opportunity

Speech PathologyAnn & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is the region's top provider of pediatric specialty care, dedicated to the health and well-being of all children and inspired by the courage of children and families.

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Lurie Children’s offers a one-year clinical fellowship opportunity for recent Speech-Language Pathology graduates. Our fellowship position provides exposure to a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for pediatric patients from birth through 18 years with speech and language disorders in a medical setting. The Clinical Fellowship position will begin in September 2018 and end in September 2019. The 2018–2019 Clinical Fellowship at Lurie Children’s has been specifically designed to provide a unique clinical experience with an intensive focus on the evaluation and treatment of children in the following areas:

  • Speech-language disorders including working with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Fluency Disorders

Our post-masters clinical fellowship positions offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and continuing education opportunities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology  
  • Temporary Speech-Language Pathologist Illinois license

How to Apply

  1. Complete a Letter of Intent (not to exceed 1 page).  Using an essay format, please include the following information: 
    • Why would you like to complete your clinical fellowship with Lurie Children’s?
    • What do you hope to achieve during your clinical fellowship period?
    • How will your fellowship benefit your professional development?
    • In the profession of Speech-Language Pathology – what are you particularly passionate about – what sparks your interest?  
  2. Email your letter of intent and your resume to speechcf@luriechildrens.org.

Applications will be accepted May 1st through May 15thInterview and final selection of the clinical fellow will take place in June/July 2018.