Volunteer Student Nurse Internship

Thank you for considering St. Vincent’s Health Services (SVHS) for your Volunteer Student Nurse Internship. Here you will learn more about the program, find the requirements for applying for your internship, and the contact information.

Program Overview

  • 10 week volunteer summer program

  • Work one on one with a dedicated RN mentor 24 to 40 hours per week

  • Assist in the delivery of both direct and indirect nursing care

  • Participate in simulation education and training

  • Attend seminars and Nursing Grand Rounds

  • Exposure to a Magnet Hospital Environment

  • Participate in hospital quality improvement initiatives

  • Work on a unit based project and present findings


  • Surgical, Oncology, Medical

  • Cardiac, ICU, ED

  • Behavioral Health

  • Family Birthing Center

  • Respiratory

  • PACU, OR

  • Rehab

  • Observation

  • Float


Entry Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a BSN program

  • Completed Junior year of BSN program

  • Meet SVHS health requirements

  • Clinical faculty reference

  • Satisfactory academic record (3.0 GPA)

  • Copy of current transcript

  • Completed application

Application Process

Applicants that have supplied all of the materials below and meet the program’s eligibility requirements will be contacted for an interview with the selection committee.  

Choice of candidates and notifications will be made by April 3, 2018. Selected applicants will need to provide an acceptance decision by April 10, 2018. The Volunteer Student Nurse Internship Program begins on May 21, 2018 and ends on August 3, 2018.

Application Completion Checklist

**For consideration, please return all completed required documents, at one time, to Angie DiStefano, MSN, RN-BC, via adistefano or fax (475) 210-6547.

Contact Information 

Angie DiStefano, MSN, RN-BC
Clinical Nurse Educator
St. Vincent's Health Services
Division of Patient Care Services
Professional Practice Council
Bridgeport, CT 06606

Phone: (475) 210-5529
Fax: (475) 210-6547

Email: adistefano