Student Placement Programs
Physician and Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA) Clinical Experience Opportunities
Carle supports a variety of clinical experiences created for clinical learners enrolled in healthcare related degree programs that require a certain number of direct patient-contact hours. Clinical experiences provide hands-on clinical experience, aimed to meet required standards for physician and APP related degree programs.
Physician/APP (NP/PA) Observer (all others see "Shadowing" below)
Observing provides a view of physician and advanced practice provider health care careers. This hands-off opportunity allows for the observer to see the day to day functions of these medical professionals.
Non-Clinical (for credit) Internships
An internship at Carle provides practical experience related to a student’s career degree program. These internships are non-clinical in nature and provide administrative experience in a hospital, clinic or office setting. Please note that internships at Carle Foundation Hospital are unpaid, but must meet credit requirements at local educational institutions.
Clinical Rotations (except Nursing and Medical Assistants) For Credit
Carle supports a variety of clinical experiences created for clinical learners enrolled in healthcare related degree programs that require a certain number of direct patient-contact hours. Clinical experiences provide hands-on clinical experience, aimed to meet required standards. Program examples include: Respiratory, Surgical Tech, Pharmacy, EMS/EMT, Physical Therapy, and many more. If you are interested in a Nursing or Medical Assistant rotation, please contact the Nursing Education team at Nursing.Education@carle.com.
Student Nurse Internship Program
Junior or Senior nursing students work alongside Carle’s experienced nurses in Med/Surg and Critical Care units.
nursing student Rotation
There are several opportunities to engage with Carle staff to refine nursing skills to prepare students for clinical care.
Carle’s Psychiatric Internship offers hands-on experiences with field experts and now offers a Pre-Doctoral Internship Program in clinical psychology.
Students have the opportunity to volunteer their time in either a Carle clinical or clerical setting. Opportunities provide appropriate experiences for students at diverse levels.
Carle job shadowing positions provide an opportunity to learn about health career options by accompany a professional for a short duration during their day.
Students have the opportunity for non-credited internships. Opportunities are similar to credit internships in clinical and administrative areas on a per request basis only.