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Allied Health Students

Gain clinical experience as you rotate alongside our expert caregivers who are committed to your growth and success as a student and professional.

How to apply


Advance your education and gain vital hands-on experience in your field of study with Gundersen’s programs for allied health students. Clinical rotations are available across our world-class medical system for both undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a certificate or degree in any of the following areas. Not seeing your field of study? Contact us to inquire about opportunities for you.

  • Anesthesia assistant (AA)
  • Athletic trainer
  • Audiology
  • Behavioral health
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Central service
  • Certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA)
  • Child life specialist
  • Dental assistant
  • Dietetics
  • Echocardiography
  • Emergency medical technician (EMT)
  • Exercise physiology
  • Genetic counselor
  • Health information technician
  • Health information management
  • Health unit coordinator
  • Human services associate
  • Interpreter
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technician
  • Medical assistant (MA)
  • Medical laboratory scientists (MLS)
  • Medical laboratory technician (MLT)
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Occupational therapy (OT)
  • Occupational therapy assistant (OTA)
  • Optometry
  • Paramedic
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy assistant
  • Phlebotomy
  • Physical therapy (PT)
  • Physical therapy assistant (PTA)
  • Psychology
  • Radiation therapy
  • Radiology technician
  • Recreational therapy
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Social worker
  • Speech language pathology
  • Surgical technician
  • Ultrasound/sonography


You’re going to love growing your patient care and clinical experience at Gundersen. Our expert providers and clinical staff take great pride in training students who are starting their careers in health care. Our educational culture is supportive, collaborative and respectful.

We partner with a wide range of educational institutions, and your student experience at Gundersen will be based to your needs, program requirements and preceptor availability. Opportunities range from a week to over a year, with part-time or full-time schedules. After completing clinical experiences with us, many learners are hired on for careers at Gundersen.



For more information on available rotations and opportunities for allied health students, please visit our application page.

How to apply

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About us

Our physician-led, integrated system spans 7 hospitals and 65 clinics in neighboring communities to provide primary and specialty care to patients in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. 

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Life at Gundersen

Around here, loving your job is part of the job. But, it's more than just medicine. It's people like you who make life at Gundersen amazing. 

Why you'll love it here


Together, we are something extraordinary. Inside Gundersen, you’ll find a supportive and respectful culture that empowers you to flourish and make a positive impact. 

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Questions about our programs? Our student program coordinator can get you answers.

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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