Mount Nittany Health is proud of the care and service provided to our patients and our community, and we're pleased to share our expertise and resources by educating the healthcare providers of the future.

All internships at Mount Nittany Health must be under the direction of an accredited educational institution and fulfill academic credit for that institution. Internship placements at Mount Nittany Medical Center and Mount Nittany Physician Group are unpaid opportunities to gain professional development and exposure to real world experiences in a variety of health care professions. We require an educational affiliation agreement with the educational institution prior to arranging student internship experiences.

We accept students who are currently enrolled in either an accredited professional preparation program or a professional program leading directly to certification, registration or licensure in a healthcare profession. If you are a student in an accredited program with which we have an educational affiliation agreement, please read the information below and proceed with the application process.


Applications for summer 2020 will be accepted between January 1, 2020 and February 15, 2020.

Note: The above information applies to students in non-provider-level programs. For more information about these student experiences, or to establish an educational affiliation agreement for your school, please contact Emily Bjalme, education department student coordinator, at or 814.234.6741. If you are enrolled in a provider-level program and are seeking a student experience with a physician, physician assistant, or nurse practioner, please contact Teri Shuey in the medical staff office at

In addition to completing the online application, please review our student handbookour mission and our services to learn more about Mount Nittany Health. You will be asked questions about this information during the application process.

To complete our application, you should allot about 30 minutes and have the following information on hand:

  • Your academic adviser's and/or instructor's name and contact information
  • Goals and objectives for your educational experience
  • A current transcript and resume