How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for a trainee position, please contact your LEND discipline coordinator . The application form should be completed following your discussion with the discipline coordinator regarding your qualifications, interests, and goals. Priority is given to graduate students in the 15 represented disciplines. However, recent graduates working in the field may apply.

Application Deadline

The deadline for applications is February 15, 2018! Applications will still be accepted after this date for selected disciplines on a rolling basis until August 24, 2018.

Application Steps

  1. Contact the LEND discipline coordinator representing your discipline regarding qualifications, interests, and goals for LEND.
  2. Download and complete the appropriate application form
  3. Submit completed application packet to the LEND discipline coordinator representing your discipline.
  4. Eligible applicants will be requested to interview with one or more members of the traineeship review committee.

 

Our Disciplines

  1. Applied Behavior Analysis
  2. Disability Studies
  3. Family
  4. Nursing
  5. Nutrition
  6. Occupational Therapy
  7. Pediatrics
  8. Physical Therapy
  9. Psychology
  10. Psychiatry
  11. Public Health
  12. Self-Advocacy
  13. Social Work
  14. Special Education
  15. Speech Language
 

Family Application

For parents and siblings of individuals with disabilities 

Apply →

Graduate Application 

For graduate students completing a Master's or PhD program 

Apply →

 

Self-Advocate APPLICATION

For individuals with strong self-advocacy skills

Apply →

Questions?

If you have additional questions about the program please contact:

Regina Meza, Project Cordinator
rmeza3@uic.edu
312-996-8905