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Becoming an Intern


Applying for an internship at Parent's Information & Resource Center

Thank you for your interest in joining Parent's Information & Resource Center (PIRC) as a student, you'll find PIRC to be a rewarding place to receive hands on experience.


This page is for all students enrolled and majoring in patient and non-patient contact fields of study.


Step 1: Meet the program requirements

Students will be required to meet the following criteria:

  • Clinical Background

  • Cleared drug test

  • Must currently be in good health

  • Current CPR card (if your CPR certification is due to expire during your rotation, you must renew it to have a viable certification)

  • Current PPD check or Chest X-Ray

  • Vaccination records

  • Receive a flu vaccine (if attending during Dec. 1st - April 1st, if you wish to waive the vaccine, you must wear a mask at all times while at the hospital)


Once approved by your school, the school coordinator must contact the Student Coordinator for placements.


Step 2: Internship and placement approval

  • Your program coordinator will provide you with a copy of the Student Orientation Manual and assessment. You must read it and complete the assessment.

  • Your program coordinator will send the files validating the completion of your assessment to the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Intern Coordinator to process.

Step 3: During the internship

  • Sign in and out at the designated kiosk each day you (a kiosk is located in front of the Volunteer Resource Department)

  • Wear your student ID at all times. If you are issued an l ID, wear the ID at all times. Badge must be worn above the waist.

  • Wear clean school approved uniform. If no uniform, the dress code is business casual. Jeans are not permitted.

  • Follow all Parent's Information & Resource Center policies as outlined in the Student Orientation Manual.

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