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Summer Nurse Internships

A great opportunity to gain experience for students interested in a nursing career at Mercy

Earn while you learn.

Mercy Medical Center offers a unique opportunity for nursing students each year with paid internships during the summer. In addition, scholarships for coursework are available for those who are accepted into a nursing internship at Mercy.

If you have a drive to provide compassionate care and excellent service to patients in a dynamic environment, please apply! As a Nurse Intern, you’ll get a chance to experience what Mercy offers and get a leg up on the potential employment opportunities provided at Mercy during and after your education is complete.

In past years, Nurse Interns at Mercy have been placed in units including:

  • Intensive Care
  • Orthopedics
  • Emergency Department
  • Surgical/Oncology
  • Outpatient Surgery
  • Behavioral Services
  • Transitional Care Unit
  • Cardiac Stroke

Hours & Shifts

The paid internship begins in June and last for 10 weeks. Nurse interns will work alongside preceptors. Hours may include off shifts, holidays and weekends, as needed.


To qualify, applicants must be currently enrolled as a junior in a BSN program; internships take place the summer between the junior and senior years. Our Employment Specialist can walk you through the process for applying.

Apply online for a nursing internship (select Intern/Student and Mercy Medical Center). For more information about nursing internships, please contact Maddie Stastny at or (319) 369-4531.