Internships and externships for high-school students

Internships and externships at the high school level are school-sponsored learning experiences that pair students with Parkview professionals to learn more about the identified field of study.

  • Internships/externships can be a semester or trimester in length for high school students in Health Occupations or Career Internship programs.
  • 40 − 200 hours may be provided to satisfy course requirements.
  • Longer internship options may be considered depending on school requirements.


  • Participants must be part of an approved school program affiliated with Parkview.
  • Student must follow the established learning goals and objectives.
  • Internship and externship experiences must be unpaid in exchange for greater learning benefit to the student. Most of the internships are awarded course credits at completion.
  • Completed student required readings and forms.
  • “Independent” internships not connected to a school program may not be permitted. Please contact us for more information
  • Internships/externships must be coordinated in partnership with school faculty.
  • Upon approval by Student Services, a confirmation email message will be sent to the applicant.

Requesting a student placement

Please discuss with your school’s internship program coordinator. The school coordinator must contact Parkview Student Services to make arrangements.

Student required reading and forms include:

Completed Student Passport Forms are due prior to or on the student’s first day at Parkview. Forms will be collected by designated Parkview representatives. Students will not be permitted to proceed with learning experiences until completed Passport Forms are submitted. Students in multiple departments must complete a separate Passport for each location.

For questions or further assistance, please contact the Student Services team at

Completed forms can be faxed to (260) 373-3168 or emailed in PDF format to


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