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Student Opportunities in Albert Lea, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic Health System supports health care education by offering student opportunities such as clinical and non-clinical experiences for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Our mission is to inspire hope and contribute to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research.
Because our first priority is meeting the needs of the patient, approval of requests for clinical and non-clinical experiences are based on the nature of the request and our ability to support it.
Click on a link below or scroll through the page to learn about the resources and opportunities available to students.
- Nursing Collegiate Program recruitment
- Nurse practitioner
- Physician assistant
- Orientation materials
Internships relate to clinical or non-clinical experiences required for academic credit. They may be referred to as preceptorships or practicums. We offer experiences in Nursing and non-Nursing areas, undergraduate and postgraduate.
Internship requests are made through the Clinical Experience Request Form. The form should be received at least six months prior to your requested date for the approval and placement process to be completed. Upon submission, the form will be routed to appropriate staff on the campus of your choice.
If you have an approved clinical experience, completion of all orientation materials (non-nursing) is required before you begin.
Nursing Collegiate Program recruitment
The Department of Nursing offers community nursing education partners an opportunity to meet with our staff in order to share information about their program offerings. Information sessions for RN, PN, MA, HUC, Surgical Technician, and Paramedic programs may be scheduled once per quarter in the following locations:
All nurse practitioner programs require their students to apply principles, concepts, and critical thinking skills learned in the classroom in an acute care and/or clinic setting. Experiences in the health care setting are an integral part of the education process and we are pleased to support these experiences. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine coordinates all nurse practitioner and physician assistant clinical placements. If you have questions, contact coordinator Sally Heusinkvelt.
All physician assistant programs require their students to apply principles, concepts, and critical thinking skills learned in the classroom in an acute care and/or clinic setting. Experiences in the health care setting are an integral part of the education process and we are pleased to support these experiences. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine coordinates all nurse practitioner and physician assistant clinical placements. If you have questions, contact coordinator Robert Adams.
Students who have been approved to complete their clinical experience requirements at Mayo Clinic Health System are required to complete our online orientation process. The following materials must be completed by the student:
- Orientation PowerPoint and certificate of completion
- Criminal background check
- Immunization records
- Health insurance information
All must be saved and readily available for audit purposes in the student’s file located in their home academic institution.
See attached materials below to be reviewed by the student:
***All students must have completed the Clinical Experience Request Form prior to reviewing the orientation materials.
If you have any questions about the process, contact Human Resources at 507-266-0440.
- Spring scholarships for graduating high school seniors.
- Naeve Hospital Auxiliary scholarships for graduating high school seniors.
- Fall scholarships for college enrolled and non-traditional students.