The college internship experience at Riverside Health System is designed to give broad exposure to the inner workings of a health care system. It is a combination of:

  • mentoring
  • learning activities
  • hands on training
  • project work

The Riverside college internship offers:

  • assignment to one department or one area of focus for the duration of up to 10 weeks
  • supervision and mentoring from an experienced Riverside leader
  • training and development meetings in an environment with other interns
  • exposure to Riverside leaders in a variety of fields

Our internships are flexible and permit you to request concentration in specific areas in which you have high interest.

To qualify for a Riverside internship, you must be:

  • at least 18 years old
  • currently enrolled in college in good standing

Unpaid nonclinical internships

These learning experiences are not directly related to patient care. They may include:

  • Business management
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Health services research with adult and older adult populations
  • Hospital administration
  • Human resources
  • Industrial organizational development
  • Information systems
  • Marketing and communications
  • Psychology

Application schedule

  • Spring semester: applications accepted Sept. 1 - Nov. 30. Internships are scheduled January - March.
  • Summer semester: applications accepted Jan. 1 - March 31. Internships are scheduled June - August.
  • Fall semester: applications accepted April 1 - July 31. Internships are scheduled September - November.
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More information
Nyla Kimmet, Director Team Member Engagement, 757-534-6433,

Other student opportunities

Temporary student positions

Patient care/clinical internships