Job Shadowing Program

Job Shadowing allows students the opportunity to experience potential career paths to determine if it is a good fit for the individual. St. Mary's Medical Center is dedicated to providing opportunities for young minds to learn and develop a passion for their career choice.

If you are a college student seeking an internship, all of our internship opportunities are posted at

The Job Shadowing program is open to high school students and college students. Any student under the age of 18 must have parental consent.

An online application is required before a student can be considered for the program. The student must provide, on or before the first day of shadowing, proof of the following immunizations:

  • COVID-19 Vaccination
  • MMR
  • Varicella (or attest to having had chickenpox)
  • Tdap
  • Negative TB test within the last 12 months
  • Flu shot (only required during flu season, October-March)

NOTICE: Job Shadowing and Observerships at St. Mary's Medical Center may include observing patients in a healthcare setting and observing medical, laboratory, and/or business procedures. St. Mary's offers medical services for the care and treatment of a wide range of illnesses, diseases and injuries, including but not limited to, such infectious diseases as tuberculosis, hepatitis, and HIV, and there is a risk, however slight, that participants might be inadvertently exposed to such diseases at the Hospital.

St. Mary's Medical Center is not responsible for any injury, accident or illness occurring while participating in Job Shadowing or Observerships. Any medical expenses incurred as a result of such injury, accident or illness will be the responsibility of the participant or his/her parent or guardian.

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