Fairview Health Services Summer Nurse Intern in St Paul, Minnesota


Thank you for considering a summer nurse internship opportunity with Fairview HealthEast for the summer of 2019! We offer competitive, paid, ten week, summer nurse internship opportunities to students currently enrolled in an accredited baccalaureate RN nursing program who will graduate by September 1, 2020.

Our Summer Nurse Internship program provides an individualized educational experience at multiple hospitals and medical centers in the Twin Cities. The program is tailored to meet your nursing career goals.

As a nurse intern, you will be mentored one-on-one with registered nurses to gain hands-on nursing experience. Our program provides opportunities to enhance your technical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills in an acute care environment.

Responsibilities/Job Description

There's so much to gain:

  • Real-world experience under the guidance of RN mentors

  • Hands-on experience in a variety of areas, including patient assessment, intervention and care planning

  • Opportunities to work with nurses and other health care professionals in a variety of roles and patient care settings

  • Multiple “day of learning” opportunities in classroom environments

  • Opportunities to increase self confidence in patient care

  • Opportunities to explore nursing care in other departments

  • Preferential status for employment upon graduation

Every effort is made to place interns in the clinical setting that match their career goals, whenever possible. Interns will be hired into a specific patient care area for the duration of the summer. The specific patient care area will be determined at the time of a job offer. There are a wide variety of hospital patient care units within the Fairview HealthEast Health system that hire summer interns such as: med surg, cardiac tele, oncology, neuro, ortho, spine, acute rehab, behavioral health, transplant, stepdown units and float pool. Please note the intensive care unit, operating room, emergency department and birth center hire a limited number of interns into these critical care specialties.

Internship locations may include:

  • Fairview Southdale Hospital (Edina)

  • Fairview Ridges Hospital (Burnsville)

  • University of MN Medical Center (Minneapolis)

  • Masonic Children’s Hospital (Minneapolis)

  • Woodwinds Medical Center (Woodbury)

  • St. John’s Hospital (Maplewood)

  • St. Joseph’s Hospital (St. Paul)

  • Bethesda Hospital (St. Paul)

  • Fairview Northland Medical Center (Princeton)

  • Grand Itasca (Grand Rapids)

  • Fairview Lakes Medical Center (Wyoming)


  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited baccalaureate RN nursing program and graduate by September 1, 2020.

  • Applicants Will have completed their junior year in a baccalaureate (BSN/BAN) nursing program or 6 th semester of MANE program by the start of the internship, and cannot have RN licensure

  • Applicants must:

  • Have a current 3.0 GPA

  • Have a current BLS through August 9, 2019

  • Be able to work a minimum of 64 hours per pay period (every two weeks) in variable shifts (total of 320 hours)

  • Be able to work for 10 weeks during the summer beginning early June to early August

  • Be able to attend mandatory orientation May 28-May 31, June 3

The application deadline is December 14, 2018.

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-26361

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Clinical Support Staff

Location Fairview offices at Energy Park

Shift day/evening/night

Hours per 2 weeks 64

Department Workforce Dev and Placement