Boston Children's Hospital (BCH) endeavors to support the education of students in healthcare fields. We are particularly interested in helping to facilitate the advanced education of all graduate nursing students. Please take a moment to complete the information below about the work you will be doing this semester at Boston Children's Hospital.

What is the Student Career Opportunities Outreach Program (SCOOP)?

 SCOOP is a summer internship open to high school students interested in pediatric nursing. Interns will be placed in clinical areas where they will have the opportunity to assist with daily tasks in the department, observe nurses and multidisciplinary teams, interact with patients and learn from various educational opportunities. Interns work 24 hours per week for 6 weeks during the summer. 

All interns are scheduled to work from Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am until 3:30 pm.

 Who can apply for a SCOOP internship?

To qualify for SCOOP students must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be 17 years of age by June 1, 2019.
  • Must have previous volunteer or work experience.
  • Submit a 500 word essay about why they are interested in becoming a pediatric nurse.
  • Submit two email addresses of recommenders who know the student well and can speak to why the student is an ideal candidate for the program.

When can I apply?

You will be able to submit your application starting on December 31, 2018. The application period will be open until midnight Eastern Time (ET) Friday March 1, 2019.

When does it take place?

The 2019 SCOOP internship is 6 weeks long. It begins on Monday, July 8, 2019 and will end on Thursday, August 15, 2019.



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