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Student Opportunities

General Information

Memorial Hospital offers placement for students who are enrolled in academic healthcare and nursing education programs. Individuals who are not yet enrolled in a formal academic program may also participate in our job shadow program. Below, you will find instructions and guidelines for students at Memorial.

Please Note:
Registration for both programs outlined here should be received at least two weeks in advance of the requested start date.

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Student Parking

All students are provided with a map of approved parking prior to arriving at Memorial Hospital. The map may also be accessed here. Student cars parked in other areas will be towed at the owner’s expense.


Important Information

Student Requirements*:
1. Criminal history record check
a. The Dean or Director of the program will ensure that the criminal history record check and fingerprinting are obtained prior to their students beginning a clinical rotation at Memorial, and that the results are on file with the academic institution
b. The healthcare academic professional/vocational technical academic program shall provide assurance to Memorial that the results of the student’s criminal history would not prohibit the student from beign able to conduct his or her clinical activities at the Hospital
2. Current BLS card
3. Proof of immunization (MMR, Tdap, Varicella, Hep B
4. Negative TB test (within the last 12 months) or documentation of prior positive and negative TB history questionnaire (provided by Memorial on request)
5. Proof of current season influenza vaccination for students rotating between 10/1 and 3/31
*The academic institution is required to submit an attestation verifying the above. We do not collect health information on students.

Student Registration (clinical and non-clinical)

All students enrolled in an academic program who wish to complete a rotation at Memorial Hospital must submit the Registration Form below. Please save the form to your computer hard drive or thumb drive, complete the form, then send it as an attachment to studentaccess@mhg.com. Forms submitted via URL link to a cloud-based drive will not be processed.

Registration Form

Once you have submitted a completed registration form you will receive an e-mail from Memorial’s Student Coordinator on how to proceed.


Job Shadow Program (Observation-Only)

What is Job Shadowing?

Job shadowing provides an opportunity for a student to observe a healthcare professional performing daily routines. During this time, the student may ask questions about educational and job requirements, as well as the qualities needed to be successful in both the specific field being shadowed and healthcare in general. An experience such as this can help students  decide whether a career in healthcare is their calling and what type of healthcare career they want to pursue.  In addition, job shadowing can provide students with observation hours necessary for college.

Who can participate?

High school students (age 16 and up), college students, and adults interested in healthcare careers are invited to apply for Memorial’s job shadow program. 

When can I apply?

Job shadow periods will now be offered twice per year. The 2022 periods are as follows:

  • Summer shadow period (May 1, 2022- August 31, 2022) 
    Applications will be available March 1 – August 1.
  • Winter Break shadow period (December 5, 2022 through January 20, 2023)
    Applications will be available October 3 - December 20.

Please email studentaccess@mhg.com with any questions.