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Carle is committed to educating and training future healthcare professionals and clinical staff. For students looking to gain experience at a Magnet®-designated facility, Carle has opportunities to match your track of study.

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​Internship for Credit – Nonclinical

An internship provides practical experience related to a student’s degree. These internships are nonclinical and provide administrative experience in a hospital, clinic or office setting. Internships are unpaid and can meet credit requirements at local schools and colleges. Non-credit internships are considered volunteer opportunities.

Clinical Rotations for Credit – Does Not Include Nursing or Medical Assistants

Carle supports a variety of clinical experiences for learners enrolled in healthcare-related degree programs that require a certain number of direct patient-contact hours. Clinical rotations provide hands-on clinical experience aimed to meet required standards. Program examples include: Respiratory, Surgical Tech, Pharmacy, EMS/EMT, Physical Therapy and many more.

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Clinical Rotations for Credit (For Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Certified Nurse Midwives and Physician Medical Students)

Carle is proud to be a teaching institution and is committed to providing quality student experiences by offering Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA), Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) and Physician Medical Student’s clinical rotations. In order to serve you best, we request that you complete our on-line Clinical Rotation Application. Completion of this application does not guarantee clinical placement.


Nursing Student Rotation

Nursing students from many regional nursing schools attend clinical rotations here at Carle.

Students complete their clinical rotations in Medical/Surgical, Oncology, Pediatrics, Mother and Baby and ICU units. They also receive opportunities to observe in specialty areas such as the Digestive Health Institute, Interventional Radiology, the Emergency Department and many others.

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Student Nurse Internship Program

Junior or senior nursing students work alongside Carle’s experienced nurses in Medical/Surgical, Emergency Department and Ambulatory departments.

Carle is dedicated to fostering the next generation of nurses and committed to providing a holistic and hands-on experience to help bridge the transition from theory to practice.


Child Life Practicum Program

The Child Life Practicum is designed as an introductory experience for individuals interested in pursuing a career in child life. Through experiential learning and observation of Certified Child Life Specialists, child life practicum students begin to increase their knowledge of basic child life skills related to play, developmental assessment, and integration of child life theory into interventions with infants, children, youth and families.