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Nursing Intern Program

Nursing Intern Program

Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) is offering a summer internship program for registered nursing students in the summer of 2020.



Our Nursing Intern Program offers students a great opportunity to gain clinical experience and confidence in a hospital setting under the guidance of a registered nurse.



Students must demonstrate motivation and commitment to the professional practice of nursing.  GAHHS requires the Nursing Intern applicant to:

  • Be enrolled in an approved nursing program

  • Have completed and passed nursing fundamentals

  • Be a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)


Length of Program

The internship begins in May and is completed in August.  This program requires full student participation, except in emergency or illness situations. Any exceptions or special circumstances must be discussed during the interview process.



This experience includes 32 paid hours/week in GAHHS nursing departments. Hours will include both CNA duties and RN job shadowing, and may include days, nights and weekends.


Application Process

  • Complete a GAHHS online employment application for Summer Nurse Intern Program

  • Submit the following:
    • 1 reference from nursing faculty
    • 1 reference from a previous employer
    • A copy of most recent school transcript
    • A personal statement - Please submit typed answers to the following:
  1. Write a brief paragraph about yourself.  Include why you chose your current career path and goals.
  2. Why are you interested in working as a student nurse intern?
  3. If you could choose an area of nursing for this intern program, what would it be?
  4. Explain specific training, experiences and characteristics that you possess that will help you succeed as an intern.
  5. What areas do you feel you need improvement in?
  6. What can you tell us about your responsibilities and performance in your current or past jobs?
  7. What supervision style best suits your work performance style?
  8. What are your plans for after graduation?  Where would you like to live and begin your career?
  9. Are you a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)?
  10. Have you completed and passed nursing fundamentals?


Deadline for Applications is March 13, 2020.


Submit application documents to:

Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services

Attention: Eileen Woolums, BSN, RN, CDCES

207 E 8th Street

Gibson City, IL 60936

[email protected]





How to Contact Us

To contact Gibson Area Hospital directly call (217) 784-4251. For Security Concerns please call the Security Officer at (217) 784-2370. For general questions or comments about the GAHHS website, fill out the form on the contact page or email .

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