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My Speech Pathology Externship in Puerto Rico
By Arielle Mayer
With the support of the graduate Communication Sciences and Disorders department, I was fortunate enough to recently complete a five-week externship in Puerto Rico. The opportunity was appealing to me because my ultimate professional goal is to be able to work as a bilingual speech pathologist. My Spanish experience has been primarily academic - I obtained a second major in Spanish Language Literature and Culture at Molloy - so I wanted to gain more experience speaking the language in the clinical setting. During this externship, I worked with adults in several settings including acute care, inpatient rehab, and a private practice. More...