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Extracurriculars

Required opportunities:

Recommended opportunities for application and practice on campus:

  • Attending CSD research day events (at which PhD and AuD students give talks)
  • Observing clinical intervention and assessments in the NUCASLL clinic
  • Attending tutorials, and workshops on cognitive and neuroscience data (e.g., Computational Research Day)
  • Volunteering to participate in research studies
  • Engagement with existing student groups, including Cognitive Science Club, National Student Speech Language Hearing Association

Recommended opportunities for projects, practica, and internships off campus:

  • Attendance at regional and national scientific meetings related to neuroscience and communication (Society for Neurobiology of Language, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association, etc.)
  • Serving as a research assistant in laboratories or clinical settings off campus

Community Building Activities:

  • Culminating presentation of capstone project at annual CSD student presentation day in spring quarter
  • Students select an invited speaker from NU or the Chicago area to give a talk and share a lunch or dinner
  • Networking reception with researchers and research administrators on campus