Internships and Rotations

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Gain Real World Experience

Our internships and rotations at sites including area hospitals, clinics, labs, and research and development companies let you apply what you’ve learned in the classroom to research and professional environments.

Our internships provide you with tangible accomplishments. You may design an informational brochure, computerize an inventory system or even develop procedures your host site will put into practice. These will help you stand out at job interviews and graduate school applications.

Our students have gained on-the-job experience in clinical practice, research, business, and journalism during internships at:

  • Hospitals.
  • Community health clinics.
  • Laboratories.
  • Research and development companies.
  • Pharmacies.
  • Health maintenance organizations (HMOs).

Internship Opportunities in Our Majors

Biomedical Sciences

These credit-bearing opportunities let you apply what you learn in your courses in real-world situations. As an approved major in biomedical sciences, you may design an internship at an on- or off-campus biomedical sciences facility whose primary focus is clinical, business, research or journalistic.


Internships in biotechnology jump-start your career by putting you at the cutting edge of research. Our internships offer you the chance to participate in research projects where you apply what you've learned in your classes. As an approved biotechnology major, you can gain expertise in scientific and professional skills.

Medical Laboratory Science

Our medical laboratory science program guarantees you in-depth career preparation with a full semester of clinical rotations during your senior year. Get experience working onsite in areas such as clinical chemistry, hematology, immunology, immunohematology, microbiology, and molecular biology. During your final semester as an approved major in medical laboratory science, the clinical education coordinator will place you in five three-week rotation assignments where you will apply the technology and practices of diagnostic laboratory tests.

Nuclear Medicine Technology

Get practical experience in clinical facilities with two semesters of guaranteed rotations during your senior year. During your senior year as an approved major in nuclear medicine technology, you will spend four days a week in clinical rotations. You will complete two 10-week rotations in a hospital nuclear medicine department and a series of short rotations at a variety of clinical sites.