Speech Language Pathology Graduate Intern resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Current graduate student with five semesters of experience assessing and providing treatment for clients ranging from toddlers to older adults in the campus clinic, school, adult rehabilitation hospital setting. Previous teaching experience in a general education classroom. Over 5 years experience providing 1:1 academic, adaptive skills, and social skills to clients with autism. Completing medical internship at a rehabilitation hospital for the spring semester with a projected graduation date in May 2015. Eagerly seeking a role as a Speech Language Pathologist in a private practice or in-home setting.

Skill Highlights
  • Formal and informal assessment
  • Individualized appropriate intervention
  • Applied Behavior Analysis training
  • Assistive Technology Communication Devices
  • Analytical and reflective
  • Gentle and skilled with therapy procedures
  • Empathetic and patient
  • Culturally aware
Professional Experience
Speech Language Pathology Graduate Intern, 2015 to 04/2015
Southwest Key ProgramsConyers, GA,
  • Provide speech, language, and cognitive rehabilitation services to teenagers and adults with stroke, brain injury, degenerative diseases, and/or orthopedic surgeries.
  • Plan therapy sessions and select appropriate stimuli based on patient's needs and progress.
  • Conduct intervention sessions both independently and assisted.
  • Manage back-to-back therapy sessions in a timely manner.
  • Document daily notes on patient's performance and progress.
  • Assist in evaluating patients in the domains of speech, language, cognition, and dysphagia.
  • Interpret evaluation results and formulate appropriate goals.
  • Identify pertinent information in the patient's medical chart.
  • Collaborate with other speech therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, nurses, rehabilitation doctors, and case managers.
Speech Language Pathology Graduate Intern, 07/2014 to 11/2014
Richland ElementaryCity, STATE,
  • Worked with preschool and elementary students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, intellectual disabilities, expressive and/or receptive language impairments, and articulation and phonological processing disorders.
  • Provided appropriate intervention built around the student's individual goals to students in an individual or group setting.
  • Provided intervention utilizing the pull-out method in the clinic room, as well as the push-in method inside the classroom.
  • Implemented behavioral strategies, including positive reinforcement, to maintain and increase the student's levels of attention, effort, and motivation.
  • Administered independently and assisted in the administration of formal assessments of articulation, communication modalities, and expressive language.
  • Assisted in IEP goal development and gave professional input determining student progress.
  • Prepared thematic lesson plans that were aligned with the school curriculum and modified to meet each student's needs.
  • Developed and maintained positive, professional relationships with Master Clinician, teachers, and staff.
Graduate Clinician, 2013 to 11/2014
CSULB Speech, Language And Hearing ClinicCity, STATE,
  • Assessed the communicative disorders of children and adults, including autism, articulation and phonological disorders, child language disorders, stuttering/fluency disorders, aphasia, apraxia, and other neurological disabilities under direct supervision of faculty instructors.
  • Administered formal, standardized assessments and created informal assessment procedures based on evidenced based practice.
  • Created intervention goals and provided therapeutic services based on diagnostic results, client need, and evidence based practice.
  • Developed individualized and appropriate behavior plans based on the client's current levels and his/her goals to maintain or increase motivation and effort.
  • Monitored progress and modified procedures as necessary.
  • Presented diagnostic and progress data in written reports and during client interviews.
  • Counseled and made recommendations to clients and their caretakers and families about communicative strategies and devices.
  • Maintained organized documentation and patient files.
Senior Behavior Interventionist, 06/2008 to 11/2013
JBA InstituteCity, STATE,
  • Collaborated with a team of behavior interventionists, supervisors, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and parents to design a specialized behavior and teaching plan for each client based specifically on his/her needs and Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA).
  • Created modified lesson plans that adhere to the California Content Standards and advised on academic programming for clients.
  • Conducted 1:1 sessions with clients, implementing procedures and progressing towards goals in various programs in the home, school, and community.
  • Collected, analyzed and presented data gathered during 1:1 sessions using graphs and spreadsheets.
  • Provided feedback and suggestions regarding each case based on observations and data gathered during sessions in clients' homes and community.
  • Assisted in creation of IEP goals and benchmarks, in addition to reporting on progress of clients, utilizing data gathered during 1:1 sessions.
  • Trained new staff and provided feedback during overlaps to current staff.
  • Created program procedures for staff and parents.
Teacher, 01/2007 to 06/2008
Billy Mitchell ElementaryCity, STATE,
  • First Grade Implemented differentiated teaching strategies to address various learning styles of students.
  • Created and presented lessons in all subject matter that adhered to the CA standards using programs.
  • Collaborated with First Grade Team on lesson units and projects.
  • Developed various behavioral strategies fashioned for specific students and for whole classroom management.
  • Fostered positive rapport, communication, and interactions with students, parents, and colleagues.
Education and Training
Masters: Speech Language Pathology, Expected in 2015
California State University - Long Beach, CA
Masters: Education, Expected in 2007
Pepperdine University - Los Angeles, CA

Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential

Bachelor of Arts: Psychology and Social Behavior, Expected in 2005
University of California - Irvine, CA
Community Service

Volunteered at the Joseph B. Jr. and Mary Anne O'Neal Stroke Center, in Carson, CA, leading and/or assisting a group of individuals who have had strokes in various speech and language tasks. Activities were intended to be fun and engaging, while providing numerous opportunities for the participants to use appropriate cueing or communication modalities based on their impairments. The entire session was also designed to promote socialization and improve qualify of life.


Early intervention, elementary education, behavior intervention, adult speech and language disorders, child speech and language delays, data analysis, goal development, collaboration, computer/internet savvy

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School Attended

  • California State University
  • Pepperdine University
  • University of California

Job Titles Held:

  • Speech Language Pathology Graduate Intern
  • Speech Language Pathology Graduate Intern
  • Graduate Clinician
  • Senior Behavior Interventionist
  • Teacher


  • Masters
  • Masters
  • Bachelor of Arts

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