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Mercy 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:
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 Shonna Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org or (319) 398-6844.
Nurse Interns at Mercy are eligible to receive scholarships for their existing coursework.
There is a total of $5,000 available per Nurse Intern ($1,000 for the summer, $2,000 for the fall and $2,000 for the spring semester).
To remain eligible for a scholarship, Nurse Interns need to remain a Mercy employee throughout their senior year. The scholarship also requires a two-year commitment to Mercy Medical Center in an RN role upon graduation.
To learn more about the opportunity and to obtain information about applying, please contact Shonna Dean at email@example.com or (319) 398-6844.
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