The Mayo Clinic Health System Student Nurse Internship Program in La Crosse, Wisconsin is an opportunity for nursing students to participate in a learning and work experience. The program provides ten students an opportunity to practice what is learned in the classroom in a hospital setting. Under the direction of an R.N. preceptor, the intern will further their understanding of professional nursing to include the passing of medications and other hands-on nursing skills. Students who complete the internship program receive preference for employment upon graduation.
To apply for a nursing internship position, students must:
Be enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program and in process of completing their junior year or be enrolled in an Associate’s Degree program in the process of completing the Adult Process and 2 semesters of experience
Be available to participate June through August
Provide proof of certification in basic life support/cardiopulmonary resuscitation (BLS/CPR)
Be in satisfactory academic standing
Meet job-related health requirements
The internship is located at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, with students working in a variety of specialty areas:
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Emergency and Urgent Care Center
Intensive Care Unit
The 10-week internship begins in June and runs through August. Interns are given a full time position (64 hours every two weeks) to work the full 10 weeks and are assigned to a specific unit. Hours and shift rotation depend on the designated preceptor’s schedule and will include evenings, nights and weekends. The internship position is based on a competitive salary basis.
Applications will be accepted from October 16, 2017 through 4:30 p.m., December 15, 2017.
You will be expected to provide these materials at the time you submit your application:
Resume: your resume should highlight your educational background, employment history and volunteer activities, such as involvement within your community and with committees, student nurse associations, and professional organizations.