Student Corner

Free Student Membership

All Student members both new and renewing will now receive complimentary ISHA membership. To join or renew – visit ISHA’s website HERE. Simply select the code STUDENT from the dropdown menu at checkout.

Attention Student NSSLHA Chapters!

Check your email for updates from the Student Involvement Committee. Also, keep an eye out for a date in October for our next virtual semester meeting. 

2023 Ethics in Action Video Contest

ISHA’s Ethics Education Committee is excited to announce the 4th Annual Ethics in Action Video Contest. This contest is for all Illinois NSSLHA Chapters. Each Illinois NSSLHA Chapter is invited to submit one Instagram Reel video (up to 90 seconds in length) that responds to the following prompt:

Much of the attention on Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been focused on the negative - plagiarism. There are many potential positive AI contributions that could impact our profession. How do you anticipate AI contributing to our fields of audiology and/or speech-language pathology? What is the potential ethical impact of the contribution(s).

Student Day at ISHA’s 2024 Annual Convention

Student Day will be held on Friday, February 9th at ISHA’s 2024 Annual Convention. All Student sessions and activities will now take place on Friday including Student Day sessions, SIRCA Poster Presentations, SIRCA 15-Minute Talks, Knowledge Quest (College Bowl), Tailgate Party, and Student Job Fair. Knowledge Quest details and sign-up information will be distributed later this Fall. The Student Job Fair will be held in conjunction with the Tailgate Party from 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Additional details regarding the Student Job Fair will be distributed in the Fall.

ISHA Webinar: Finding and Preparing for Clinical Fellowship Positions

Are you preparing for your Clinical Fellowship and searching for positions? ISHA hosted a special webinar on Thursday, February 23, 2023 regarding Clinical Fellowship preparation. The recording is now available! Listen to our panel of experts discuss tips, tricks, and resources to help you find the right Clinical Fellowship position. Click HERE to learn more.

We are planning to hold similar student-focused webinars in the upcoming year. Stay tuned for more information!

Pathway to Licensure Documents

To assist students with the Illinois licensure process, ISHA has compiled several documents outlining the steps needed to apply for and obtain different types of Illinois licensure. Click HERE to learn more.

  • Steps to Obtain Speech-Language Pathology IDFPR Licensure
  • Steps to Obtain Audiology IDFPR Licensure
  • Steps to Illinois SLP Early Intervention Credential
  • Pathways to Professional Educator Licensure in Illinois

Please reach out to with any questions or concerns regarding ISHA Student membership or any of the information mentioned above – we are here to help.