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Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Summer Occupational Therapy Immersion (SOTI)

The USC Summer Occupational Therapy Immersion (SOTI) Program

November 9, 2017 | 5m 39s

The USC Chan Division’s Summer Occupational Therapy Immersion (SOTI) is a four-week summer program designed for international occupational therapists and occupational therapy (OT) students who are interested in learning more about OT practice, education, and research in the United States. This program serves as an introduction to occupational science and OT practice in the U.S. and will provide opportunities for students to learn from USC’s renowned faculty and visit various clinical settings in Southern California.

Summer Occupational Therapy Immersion (SOTI) Program 2016 Slideshow

January 9, 2017 | 4m 31s

Photo slideshow from participants of the 2016 Summer Occupational Therapy Immersion (SOTI) Program at the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy.

Summer Occupational Therapy Immersion (SOTI) Program 2016

October 14, 2016 | 6m 20s

Looking back at the 2016 Summer Occupational Therapy Immersion (SOTI) Program at the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy.

SOTI Program 2015: Bianca Covers the USC Experience

March 17, 2016 | 1m 18s

Bianca, an occupational therapy student in Ireland, discusses what she enjoyed most about the USC Chan Division’s 2015 Summer Occupational Therapy Immersion (SOTI) program (including the side trip to Disneyland!).

SOTI Program 2015: Andreia Recaps Her SOTI Experience

March 11, 2016 | 1m 58s

Andreia, an occupational therapy student at La Trobe University (Melbourne, Australia) talks about the valuable learning experience she received as a participant of the USC Chan Division’s 2015 Summer Occupational Therapy Immersion (SOTI) cohort.

SOTI Program 2014: Ali Shares Her Experiences

March 18, 2015 | 1m 21s

Ali is a current USC student from Colombia pursuing the post-professional master’s degree. She shares why she participated in the 2014 Summer Occupational Therapy Immersion (SOTI) program, even though she had already been admitted to the master’s program, and explains how SOTI benefited her.

SOTI Program 2014: Ryan Shares His Experiences

February 27, 2015 | 1m 27s

Ryan is a master’s student in occupational therapy at Yonsei University (South Korea), who is interested in pursuing a PhD in occupational science. In this August 2014 interview, Ryan shares his experiences in the USC Chan Division’s 2014 Summer Occupational Therapy Immersion (SOTI) program.

Student Exchange

Yonsei University Occupational Therapy Exchange Students Visit USC in February 2016

February 26, 2016 | 4m 52s

In February 2016, the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy hosted six students from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. During their two weeks in Los Angeles, the YU students visited occupational therapy clinics, met with USC faculty members and students, and got a taste of California culture, entertainment and cuisine. This is their “thank you” video which they presented on their final day at USC.