Completing your nursing clinical experience in Chicago will give you the professional knowledge and skills to launch your nursing career in a variety of healthcare settings, whether you choose to practice in a big city or a smaller town. Chicago Semester often proves invaluable in landing that first full-time job after graduation, since many of our program alumni are hired by the hospital systems where they complete their clinical placement. If you’re working toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, you can fulfill your clinical placement requirements through Chicago Semester. You will be placed in a Chicago hospital under the supervision of a qualified preceptor. The Nursing track is available in the Spring semester only.
Chicago Semester has strong connections with the leading teaching hospitals across the city, ensuring you a top-quality semester-long clinical experience.
Internship Placement Process
- Submit your program application, references, resume, transcript and essay responses to Chicago Semester.
- We review your clinical area interests and find the best match in one of Chicago’s hospital systems.
Hear from a Nursing Alumnus
"This was one of the best opportunities I have ever had in my educational experience. Getting a full semester worth of practice and experiences in the clinical setting really advanced me and prepared me to feel comfortable to be a successful RN after I graduate and pass NCLEX. I am grateful for my time living and working in the city. I had been planning on living in North Carolina after college, but I have enjoyed my time so much in the city that I will be staying and working here for at least a couple years!"
– Alex Riley
Nursing, Spring 2017
Professional Seminars and Courses
Nursing Internship/Professional Seminar- Spring only
Arts in the City - Fall and Spring
Diversity and Inequality: Engaging Chicago Cross Culturally - Fall, Spring and Summer
Social Justice - Fall and Spring
Urban Planning, Development and the Sustainable City - Spring and Summer
Values and Vocation: Reflections on Work and the Common Good - Fall and Spring
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