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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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‚ÄčInternship 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.

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‚ÄčNon-Scholastic Internships

Non-Scholastic internship opportunities provide internship opportunities to students who are not interested in receiving college credit. These internship opportunities are not guaranteed, available on a per request basis only and at the discretion of the placement department.

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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.


Job Shadowing

Job Shadowing at Carle provides unique opportunities designed to help individuals learn about health career options as well as the skills that different occupations require. Participants have the opportunity to experience the workplace setting as well as the duties performed by the healthcare worker they are shadowing; however, they will not be permitted to take part in hands-on patient care. Participants will not be able to shadow doctors, PAs, or NPs in this program. Participants can select from two options and must be at least 18 years old for both. Shadower/Observer applicants must submit the application one month prior to desired shadowing dates. Therapy/Observer applicants must complete the application to be an observer or shadower in Therapy Services (PT/OT/SLP) at Carle. Complete the form and click submit at the the bottom.