Summer Student Nurse Intern Program 2017


If you are a student nurse seeking additional clinical experience, start your nursing career with the Bridgeport Hospital summer Student Nurse Intern (SNI) program. This is a paid mentorship offering student nurses a unique opportunity to work side by side with an experienced nurse and the clinical team to expand their clinical knowledge.   The SNI will provide direct patient care, develop interdisciplinary communication and collaboration skills, reinforce basic nursing skills, and increase clinical competency in practice under the direct supervision of a highly skilled, experienced Registered Nurse.  

  • Regular meetings with educators, nurse managers, and team members
  • Attends various in-services and educational programs offered at Bridgeport Hospital


Basic Qualifications- To be considered for a Student Nurse internship, applicants must:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a four year, accredited school of nursing- entering senior year
  • Must have successfully completed at least one clinical rotation and must have completed fundamentals of nursing prior to the program start
  • Must have BLS Certification
  • Must be available to commit to a minimum of 16 hours-Times flexible
  • The program will begin on May 30th and end on August 5th-It is mandatory to attend the entire Intern Orientation Program (first week) as well

Additional Information

Application Process Includes:

  • Completion of the Bridgeport Hospital online application
  • Short narrative explaining your interest in the program and what you would hope to achieve
  • At time of interview:  two (2) letters of recommendation and recent school transcript (unofficial)

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