Student Nurse Fellowship

Thank you for considering St. Vincent’s Health Services (SVHS) for your Student Nurse Fellowship.

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 or fax 475.210.6547.

Student Nurse Fellowship

  • Location:

    St. Vincent’s Medical Center
    2800 Main Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
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  • Contact Us:

    Phone: 475.210.5529
    Fax: 475.210.6547

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

    Email Angie

Now Hiring Registered Nurses

As a Magnet® recognized institution, St. Vincent’s employs approximately 900 nurses who care for our patients, in the hospital, in outpatient settings, physician offices and clinics and centers.

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