Internships For Undergraduates

What better way to prepare for your nursing career then to jump right in? An internship allows you to do just that. Explore a specialty, develop professionalism and practice communication and collaboration skills.

As an intern you will work with a nurse preceptor, perfect your skills and experience the daily realities of this challenging and rewarding profession.

Becoming an Intern.

To be an intern, you must be:

  • A student in good academic standing at the UNM College of Nursing.
  • Level 4 or 5 UNM HSC Albuquerque or Rio Rancho BSN students. Level 5 only CNM/UNM, Valencia/UNM and SFCC/UNM dual enrollment students. The intern program is limited to no more than 2 semesters.
  • Hired as an intern by UNMH and complete all required items as defined by the hospital.
  • Available to work a certain number of shifts per week/month/semester. Requirements are dictated by UNMH.
  • Enrolled in the Nurse Intern Professional Knowledge Development course (N421 for level 4 students, N422 for level 5 students).