Nursing Internship Opportunity at Stony Brook University Hospital – Summer 2021

The Stony Brook University School of Nursing will be offering an internship this summer. The internship is a 10-week paid internship; interns are placed with one preceptor for the duration of the internship.  


Placement of the interns include units that are adult medicine (i.e., Med-Surg, ICU) and specialty areas such as the OR, ED, Peds, Women’s health are not included in this internship.  Interns will be assigned to day or night shifts. 


In addition to state employee status, interns must also register and pay for a 3-credit course (plus registration fees) through the School of Nursing  (course name: HNI 376).  


For information regarding tuition and fees:  


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.


Internship 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


Shifts: May work day or night shift, all shifts are 12 hours


Work requirement= Three 12-hour shifts per week that follows preceptor’s schedule


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


Pay: Bi-weekly paycheck at a rate determined by the Hospital


Candidate Requirements:

  • Pre-licensure Undergraduate nursing students

  • Completion of junior year of nursing school by start of internship (will be senior level nursing student by the following fall semester)

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


 The application will be available by early December.




Will be posted here by early December and will close by mid-February.


Decisions will be finalized on or around March 15th.


SBU Student Application:


Non-SBU Student Application:


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