Nursing Student Summer Employment

Each summer, the Department of Nursing Services and Patient Care offers a 10-week program for nursing students between their junior and senior years. The program enhances their education and clinical skills as they work as nursing assistants in a professional environment. The positions offer competitive wages and the opportunity to shadow a nurse in various nursing units. Program dates vary each year but generally begin about the third week of May and run through the end of July. Students may work up to 30-40 hours per week.

Opportunities Exist in All Nursing Divisions:

Placement is determined by the student’s interest and availability of positions.


Nursing Students Must Meet the Following Qualifications:

  • Must be between junior and senior year at a four-year college or university
  • Have completed an acute care clinical


  • Please send your availability for a 30-minute Zoom interview
  • Include your most up-to-date resume
  • Please list your top 3 unit preferences
  • We will be accepting Summer 10 applications beginning Nov. 7, 2022 – March 18, 2023

Contact Information

Nursing Recruitment
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive, T125GH
Iowa City, IA 52242