Surgical Technologist Clinical Experience

Mayo Clinic Health System supports clinical experiences for surgical technologist students in the spring and fall semesters. Summer rotations are for surgical technologist internships. As a surgical technologist student at Mayo Clinic Health System, you will assist in surgical operations under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses and anesthesiologists. You will be a vital member of the operating room team during your clinical experience and/or internship.

To apply for a clinical experience, which is offered during the spring or fall semester, complete the Clinical Experience Request Form

Once accepted, and you are provided with preceptor information:

  1. Review the Student Orientation Packet.
    1. Print, sign and submit to your academic organization, the Student Signature Page. 
  2. Contact your preceptor to determine an initial meeting and ongoing schedule.
  3. Ensure you have received your LAN ID/password information prior to your first day.
  4. Refer to the Student Parking Lot Map for parking information. 

Click here to access the documents referenced above

If you have any questions, contact the academic coordinator at 507-304-7272 or