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Beyond the classroom

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Take a break from your books.

Studying and taking tests is important, but so is going beyond the classroom to maximize your college experience. Check out the options you have to make the most of your time at Purdue Fort Wayne.

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Jobs, internships, and Clinical Experiences

For the experience you want.

Whether you’re looking for a part-time job on campus or a full-time job after graduation, we have lots of options. 


Internships come in two flavors: paid and unpaid. Check out what’s available now, and look back often for more opportunities.

Find an Internship

During your senior year as an undergraduate student, you’ll have the opportunity to complete a clinical practicum in the on-campus Communication Disorders Clinic. 

Student Organizations


Discover the world of American Sign Language.

American Sign Language is the predominant form of communication in the Deaf community in the United States. Increase your ASL skills while meeting new friends.


Students making a difference.

Explore topics in speech pathology, audiology, and communication disorders with like-minded Mastodons.
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Study Abroad

Let the world be your classroom.

Your college experience is special—and uniquely yours. Imagine enhancing it by taking your studies overseas. Living and learning in a different country will foster both your independence and your personal development. Through this experience, and the knowledge you’ll gain living like a local, you’ll emerge with a new perspective.