At a key transition point in their studies, occupational therapy students across all USAHS campuses participate in a meaningful ritual, witnessed by family and friends. The OT pinning ceremony marks the end of the classroom portion of their studies and the beginning of their fieldwork. For Residential MOT and OTD students, this happens in their fourth term, and for Flex, in the seventh term. A longstanding tradition in OT practice, the pin celebrates the diversity of practice areas, the client-centered nature of our practice and the values of our profession. “It’s an opportunity for faculty to acknowledge our students’ transition from classroom learning to clinical learning,” says Mary Zadnik, ScD, MEd, OTR/L, director of the entry-level OT programs on Read more
As the largest physical therapy school in the United States,* USAHS strives to incorporate interprofessional education into each degree program to help ensure that our graduates can work well and problem-solve with all healthcare professionals. USAHS degree programs are designed to train graduates to provide excellent patient care, improve patient outcomes, create administrative efficiencies, and help lead your institution to success!
We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity and become a hiring partner with USAHS. As a hiring partner, you will receive:
- Career fair invitations to virtual and on-site fairs.
- Opportunities to provide feedback and input into curriculum design and applicability.
- A custom partner tuition rate for all employees for all online programs offered through USAHS.
- Access to high-achieving graduates in Handshake and interview space at career fairs.
Employers can also post jobs for graduates of USAHS on our virtual job board by creating a free Handshake account. Go to https://joinhandshake.com/employers/ and set up the account, then request to connect with the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences.
If you have questions, please contact Naomi Kinley, Director of Career Services at [email protected]. Thank you so much for your interest in hiring our graduates!
*Based on total DPT degrees conferred, as reported by the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data is captured by IPEDS through interrelated surveys conducted annually by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/