Syracuse VA Medical Center

Syracuse VA Medical Center

800 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY
United States

The Syracuse VAMC Audiology Department is excited to announce the availability of a 4th year Audiology Externship position at our facility for the 2024/25 academic year. The start date will be in June 2024, with the externship lasting 12 months. The Syracuse VAMC offers audiological services at 4 sites of care in Central New York (Syracuse, Watertown, Binghamton,& Rome).

Number of externship positions:

Funding is assigned by the Office of Academic Affairs and may not have been determined by the application deadline. OAA funding is announced nationally at the same time which should allow sites to know funding at approximately the same time. Historically, our site:
Had funded 1 position for a total of 1 extern.

Clinical opportunities provided during the externship:

  • Audiologic evaluation
  • Immittance measures
  • Otoacoustic emissions
  • Hearing aid selection
  • Hearing aid fitting
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Vestibular evaluation
  • Electrophysiology evaluation
  • Tinnitus evaluation
  • Tinnitus management
  • Cochlear Implant management
  • Auditory Processing evaluation
  • Auditory Processing management
  • Cerumen Management
  • Telehealth program
  • ENT clinic

Clinical opportunities not listed above:
BAHA testing & fitting, ENT clinic, inpatient testing & fittings, hearing aid verification for al hearing aid fittings

Number of audiologists at site:

Number of staff at site:

Audiologists holding CCC-A certification:

What level of supervision is provided:

How many students per year both interns and externs:

Continuing Education opportunities:
Students are able to sit in on vendor trainings and other learning opportunities available to audiologists.

Travel to satellites required?:

Are there research opportunities? If so what?:

What communication or other support do you expect or require from university during externship?
Regular contact with university supervisor.

Site’s application requirements:
Students must be U.S. citizens to apply. Interested applicants should submit the following as a complete packet to :

  1. A letter of interest in the position (cover letter)
  2. A Resume
  3. Two signed letters of recommendation
  4. Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts

Steps for the student/university to follow the application process:
Interested applicants should submit the above documents as a complete packet to by September 15, 2023. Interview will conducted in September and offers will be extended by October 6, 2023.

Site’s application deadline:
Friday, September 15, 2022

Site’s externship contact:

Anticipated decision date:
Monday, October 6, 2023