Ep. 85 - How SLPs Can Get Started With Travel Therapy - Elle Dane

July 18, 2023

If you have ever been interested in becoming a travel therapist, this episode is for you! AMN Healthcare’s University Program Manager, Elle Dane, joins to show us everything you need to know to get started. We discuss the pros and cons, finding housing, traveling as a new grad, and more!

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We Discuss

  • (0:00) Introduction
  • (2:15) Elle’s Professional Journey
  • (4:46) What is Travel Therapy
  • (10:26) Pros and Cons of Travel Therapy
  • (18:17) Should New Grad SLPs Do Travel Therapy?
  • (23:20) How to Find Housing
  • (27:22) How to Meet People
  • (31:10) What Does a Recruiter Do
  • (36:30) Advice For SLPs Starting Travel Therapy


Elle Dane has been with AMN Healthcare for 6 years and has been the University Program Manager for 2.5 of those 6. She has a passion for working with New Graduates, especially those going into their Clinical Fellowship. Alongside our Clinical Manager, Maggie Keys, Elle represents AMN for organizations, such as MSLP and STEP for ASHA.

About the Show

Host - Jennifer Martin

Producer - Jonathan Cary
Assistant Producers – Katie Schrauben & Sam MacKay 

Music - Aidan Dykes
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