Job Shadow Experience
Welcome to the Upstate University Hospital Job Shadow Program! If you're a student or aspiring healthcare professional looking to gain experience and insight into the medical field, you've come to the right place.
Our program offers a unique opportunity to shadow healthcare professionals in a hospital setting, allowing you to observe and learn from experts in various departments. Whether you're considering a career in medicine and want to explore different healthcare specialties, or you are considering Upstate as an option of education or employment our program will provide you with a valuable experience. Join us as we pave the way for the future of medicine!
Shadow Experience Requirements:
You must be 16 or older, except for placement in the OR, Emergency Department, Cancer Center Infusion, and OB/GYN: where minimum age of 18 is required
Shadowing is typically a one day experience; one day of shadowing can consist of only a few hours or an all-day (8 hours) experience.
Maximum of 3 Shadow Experiences per applicant.
Participant will only observe, without any hands-on interaction with a patient, medical equipment, medical records, computers, and will not enter an area of contamination such as isolation rooms, soiled linen areas, etc.
- Must be a non-nursing position.
How to apply for a Shadow Experience:
Follow the link below to submit your application. Applications must be submitted at least 6 weeks
prior to the first date requested to job shadow. We cannot guarantee placement but will do our best to find you an experience that matches your interest.