Many different career opportunities are found within the world of healthcare, and Primary Children’s Hospital is happy to support students in their educational pursuits.

Approximately 2,000 student placements are made annually at Primary Children's Hospital. Placements are made through many different schools throughout Utah as well as nationally — in fact, students from approximately 35 to 40 different colleges and universities come to Primary Children’s Hospital each year. Here students from a variety of disciplines and areas of practice are able to job shadow, complete rotations, or intern for credit with their school.

This student web page is a resource for those interested in being placed at Primary Children’s Hospital. Whether you are interested in job shadowing, completing a rotation, applying for an internship, or simply looking for additional information about our student program, you will find answers to many of your questions here.


  • In order to qualify for placement at Primary Children’s Hospital, you must be a high school graduate and at least 18 years of age.
  • Placement is dependant upon availability of clinical slots, which are subject to shift variance and clinical location. Department managers will determine placement availability per semester. (Managers will work directly with the Student Placement Coordinator when allocating slots).
  • Student Disciplines

    Find out what types of students are placed at Primary Children's Hospital

  • Nursing Students

    This section is especially for students interested in pediatric nursing. Find out more about specific units in the hospital.

  • Pre-Med and Medical Students

    Learn what options are available to pre-med and medical students.​

  • Job Shadowing

    For students interested in observing at Primary Children's Hospital. Find out how to set up a job shadow.

  • Clinical Rotations

    Clinical rotations are available, usually through your school.

  • Internships

    Find out what internships are available at Primary Children's Hospital.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Answers to common questions about Primary Children's Student Programs.



All student experiences must be coordinated through Primary Children’s Hospital Student Placement Coordinator:

Jennifer Kendall, MSC

Student Placement Coordinator
100 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Office: 801-662-3520
Fax: 801-662-3533

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