Nursing Internship Opportunity at Stony Brook University Hospital – Summer 2022

The Stony Brook University School of Nursing will be offering an internship this summer. 


Quick Overview:

  • 10-week paid internship.

  • Interns are placed with one preceptor for the duration of the internship. 

  • Unit placement is adult medicine only (i.e., med-surg, ICU). Specialty areas such as OR, ED, Peds, Women’s health are not included in this internship.

  • Interns must also register and pay for a 3-credit course (plus registration fees) through the School of Nursing  (course name: HNI 376).  


Throughout the internship, students work alongside assigned preceptors to develop their nursing and time-management skills. Under the direct guidance of their preceptor, participants will have opportunities to practice wound care, suctioning, urinary catheter insertion, and other basic nursing skills. Participants will NOT be permitted to administer medications of any kind, administer blood products, start IVs, draw blood, or titrate vasoactive drips.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Pre-licensure, Undergraduate nursing students.

  • For the summer 2022 internship, candidates must have an anticipated graduation date of May 2023.

  • Junior year of nursing school must be completed by the start of internship.

  • This internship is not open to students who are licensed RN’s in an RN to BS program.


Internship Finer Details:

  • Timeframe: Ten-week experience, begins 2nd or third week in May and concludes at the end of July or early August (dates TBA).

  • Preceptorship: Nursing interns are assigned to one preceptor on a designated unit; if preceptor is on vacation, an alternate preceptor will be assigned.

  • Shifts: Assigned to either day or night shift, all shifts are 12 hours.

  • Work requirement: Three 12-hour shifts per week that strictly follows the preceptor's schedule (interns may not request certain days off).

  • Vacation time: Vacation or requested time off is not permitted during the internship.

  • Pay: Bi-weekly paycheck at a rate determined by the hospital.


Upon successful completion of the internship, interns will be recruited to apply for a Clinical Assistant position, hours are flexible to meet demands of the academic school year. More details to be distributed during orientation.




Application Deadline: 5pm on Wednesday February 16th


Decisions will be finalized by the end of March/early April.


SBU Student Application:


Non-SBU Student Application:


Questions? Please email Dr. Abbate, Coordinator of Internship: