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Student Opportunities at HSHS

Thank you for your interest in HSHS. We have several learning opportunities available to those interested in health care.

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Job Shadowing

Job Shadowing opportunities are available at all HSHS ministries across Illinois and Wisconsin. Please follow the links below to learn more and begin the application process.

Please note: If you are already an HSHS colleague, you do not need to fill out the job shadow request forms.  Please contact the department you are interested in shadowing to make job shadowing arrangements.

Any questions regarding job shadowing, please contact JobShadow@hshs.org.  

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Cardiac Rehabilitation Internship

This cardiac rehab student internship opportunity is available through Prairie Heart Institute at HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.

Student interns can expect to:

  • Gain experience in patient care planning, patient evaluation and assessment, reading telemetry and teaching.
  • Work with patients in both an individual and group setting.
  • Observe procedures like open heart surgery, cardiac cath lab interventions, metabolic stress tests and cardiovascular diagnostic procedures.

Degree program that might benefit include:

  • Bachelor's in Exercise Science
  • Masters in Exercise Physiology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Health Science with an emphasis in Health & Wellness

Interested students should contact either:

Christine Bryant  |  christine.bryant@hshs.org
217-535-3990

Jun-Jun Dycoco  |  virgilio.dycoco@hshs.org
217-814-4446