Our programs offer the opportunity to get real-world experience, gain valuable skills in your field, and build a strong foundation for your future at UPMC. Find your perfect fit by exploring our Campus Programs options below!

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Summer Associates Program

11-week paid internship | Open to juniors and seniors | Learn more from our SA alumni | Apply here

With a variety of programs in divisions such as Corporate, Insurance, Health Services, and UPMC Enterprises, the Summer Associates Program is a unique opportunity to gain practical experience in your field and exposure to real-world business opportunities. The program emphasizes professional development, networking, and community service.

Applications are NOW OPEN for Summer 2019 opportunities!

The application deadline is October 1, 2018 for the below functional areas:

  • Finance
  • Treasury

The application deadline is November 1, 2018 for the below functional areas:

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Clinical Quality & Improvement
  • Corporate Construction Project Management
  • Health Administration
  • Healthcare Innovations
  • Human Resources
    • Center for Engagement and Inclusion
    • Compliance
    • Employee Relations
    • Learning and Development
    • Talent Acquisition
  • Information Services Division
  • Marketing/Communications
    • Center for Connected Medicine
    • Corporate/Clinical
    • Health Plan
    • International
    • UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    • UPMC Hamot (Erie, PA)
  • Public Relations
  • Software Engineering - UPMC Enterprises
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transplant Administration
  • WorkPartners

The application deadline is January 1, 2019 for the below functional areas:

  • Product Management (Note: Master's Level Program)

Administrative Summer Residency Program

500-hour, full-time paid internship | Open to graduate students

The Summer Residency Program exposes you to high-level executives as you gain practical management experience within our Insurance Services Division or Health Services Division. You will work under the supervision of a preceptor at the executive administrative level or above and will be invited to apply to the post-graduate Administrative Fellowship Program upon completion of the program.

The application window for our 2018 Administrative Summer Residency Program is NOW CLOSED. Please check back in mid-August to apply to our 2019 Administrative Summer Residency Program!

Summer Student Nurse Internship

10-week paid internship | Open to junior nursing students | Learn more from our SNI alumni | Apply here

Explore your future profession while building on the skills and knowledge gained in the classroom, networking with nursing professionals, and developing your professionalism in nursing. You’ll attend educational sessions and provide direct patient care with the guidance of a trained preceptor (1-on-1), working up to 40 hours per week at your designated hospital. You’ll spend one week in orientation and split the rest of the summer between a complex acute care unit and a specialty area with the exception of our specialty areas.

Are you looking for a unique internship experience? Check out our SNI opportunities in Home Health, the Operating Room and Senior Communities!

Applications are NOW OPEN for Summer 2019 opportunities!

The application deadline is October 1, 2018 for the below specialty areas:

  • Home Health
  • Operating Room
  • Senior Communities

The application deadline is October 25, 2018 for all other Student Nurse Internship opportunities.

Student Research Training Program

8-week paid program | Open to undergraduate and graduate students | Learn more

Learn the rationale, design strategies, and methods of biomedical research as a research assistant. Complete a research project under the direct supervision of experienced researchers, and present the results of your research to your peers, mentors and the research community. The application window for our 2018 Student Research Training Program is NOW CLOSED. Please check back in early-January to apply to our 2019 Student Research Training Program!



Become a leader in your field by participating in one of our full-time, accelerated development programs. Develop leadership skills and network with executives while taking advantage of our full-time employee benefits. Program graduates are highly sought after for complex roles throughout our organization.

Finance Management Rotation (FMR) Program

3-year full-time paid program | Open to seniors and recent graduates with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or greater | Learn more from our FMRs | Apply here

In this immersive leadership development program, explore your finance and accounting interests during three one-year rotations. Gain broad exposure to UPMC’s operations and prepare for a leadership role at UPMC.

Applications are NOW OPEN!

The application deadline is October 1, 2018 for the below locations:

  • Pittsburgh
  • Harrisburg

Information Services Division Rotation (ISDR) Program

2-year full-time paid program | Open to seniors and recent graduates with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. | Learn more from our ISDRs | Apply here

During four six-month rotations across multiple divisions, you’ll work on rewarding projects that directly affect UPMC’s operations and patient care.

Applications are NOW OPEN! 

The application deadline is September 15, 2018 for the January 2019 Start Date.

The application deadline is November 1, 2018 for the July 2019 Start Date.

Administrative Fellowship Program

2-year full-time paid program | Open to graduate students | Learn more and apply

As a fellow, you will spend your first year rotating with executive-level leadership, participating in various projects, meetings, and initiatives through a variety of core functional rotations. The second year is flexible and allows you to spend time working in an area of interest or organizational need.


All Access Days

What’s it like to work at UPMC? If you are a current college student, visit our corporate headquarters for a behind the scenes look at student employment opportunities and to network with our recruiters. Register to attend.


Are you looking for work experience in exchange for academic credit? UPMC partners with many educational institutions to offer externships. Educational institutions are encouraged to work directly with Volunteer Services, education offices, and their professional connections for placements. Student Experience Agreements are required. Questions about these agreements can be directed to studentagreements@upmc.edu.

Medical Students

UPMC offers residencies and fellowships for medical students in a variety of locations, departments, and specialties. If you are a medical student who would like to do rotation at UPMC, work with your academic institution to ensure an agreement is in place. Learn more.

Graduate Nurses

Gradate nurses are welcome to apply to any staff nurse or professional staff nurse position. All newly hired graduate nurses are automatically enrolled in the My Residency Program. The My Residency Program is designed to help you develop the skills to move successfully into the role of a professional nurse. Learn more about beginning your career as a nurse at UPMC.

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