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Student Experiences

Altru Health System is proud to provide a variety of career exploration opportunities to students in our community. Each year, Altru offers more than 10,000 clinical hours to students in advance practice programs, provides clinical placement to more than 400 undergraduate students, and welcomes more than 300 volunteers in a variety of healthcare settings.

Career Observation

Career Observations are hands-off experiences that allow participants to explore healthcare, both in clinical and non-clinical settings. Observation participants will spend their experience with a Career Observation guide. These guides are experts in their fields and will help the participant gain first-hand knowledge of the day-to-day in that career.

To apply for Career Observation:

  1. You must be at least 16 years of age.
  2. Review the Career Observation Orientation Packet.
  3. Complete the Career Observation Application and submit to CareerObservation@altru.org
    1. Complete the application using Google Docs >>
    2. Complete the application using Microsoft Word >>

High School Students

Opportunities within our community:

Opportunities offered at Altru: 

  • SIM-ND offers various simulation experiences both at Altru and throughout the community. Examples of simulations include mass casualty event, code blue and birth.
  • School to Career Internships are internships specifically designed for high school students to enter the healthcare career field during summer break. Applications for available School to Career Internships open on March 1st. Visit our careers page to find available internship opportunities.
  • Unpaid internships may become available throughout the year. Visit our careers page to find available internship opportunities.
  • Junior Volunteer Program allows high school students to gain healthcare career experience by volunteering throughout our organization. Visit the volunteer page for more information about this program. 

Post-Secondary School Students

Opportunities offered at Altru:

  • Student Placement may be available to advance practice, undergraduate and other types of students. Visit the student placement page for more information regarding application requests and deadlines.
  • Summer in Medicine and Rural Medicine Internships these internships may be available for current med students. Students should work with their school coordinator to identify opportunities and submit a request following our student placement guidelines. Visit the student placement page for more information regarding application requests and deadlines.
  • Unpaid internships may become available at throughout the year. Visit our careers page to find available internship opportunities.
  • Student Volunteer Program allows students to gain healthcare career experience by volunteering throughout our organization. Visit the volunteer page for more information about this program. 

To take advantage of our internal career exploration opportunities, visit the careers page to see available positions.

 

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