Open/Close mobile submenu

Nursing Internship Program

Program Highlights

The nurse internship program at DKH is a 4-week hands-on clinical training with educational discussions to promote critical thinking skills and professional development. All new and returning nurses are paired with an experienced preceptor in assigned department to provide guidance and support, and help cultivate their learning and development of nursing foundations before entering into their nursing career.

If you are looking to identify your calling within the nursing field, the Nurse Intern Program at Day Kimball is an ideal way for you to see first-hand all that DKH has to offer and help you determine which area may be most rewarding for you. If you are a nurse looking to re-enter

Nursing Intern Program Benefits

  • Enhance self-confidence and feeling of competency in new and returning nurse.
  • Enhance clinical skill development
  • Provide valuable experience
  • Develop peer support network and provide a sense of community
  • Enhanced education and development of CORE competencies needed in clinical roles
  • Clear career pathway that will help achieve professional goals

Departments with Available Internships

Nursing Internships available for the departments listed below, search open positions in these departments on our careers page.

  • Emergency Department
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Medical Surgical Unit (Med/Surg)
  • Maternal Child Health Unit (MCH)

Eligibility Requirements

  • New graduate from an accredited nursing program with Connecticut licensure. *New graduate does not need to be board-certified to apply for internship.
  • Board-certified, registered nurse with Connecticut licensure looking to re-enter acute care.

Additional Information

The nurse internship program is a paid position. Specific salary information and details about other benefits will be provided during the interview and hiring process.

Apply Now!

Click here to apply online and find an open position in the departments listed above.

Find a Doctor

Search all doctors on Day Kimball Healthcare's medical staff.

Find a Doctor Now

Make Your Gift

The act of giving can be an extremely rewarding experience. Click below to learn more about making a gift to Day Kimball Healthcare.

Learn More About Giving