Kate Johnson

Kate Johnson

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ACADEMY NEWS | 2015 Externship Survey Analysis

Qualities of a Good Externship

Many respondents reported feeling conflicted with the choice between the most educationally rewarding position and a paid position. They expressed concern regarding their ability to survive for a year on savings, loans, and a part-time job. Many questioned the ethics of a system in which it is acceptable for a student to participate in a full-time, unpaid position for as long as 12 months

Topic(s): externships, audiology