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Serving the Susquehanna Region

Information for Colleges & Universities

How to Approve a Student’s Externship 

UPMC welcomes the opportunity to support healthcare career education in conjunction with technical schools, colleges and universities. Allowing one (or several) of your students to participate in a UPMC externship is simple.

When you approve an externship at UPMC, your students have an excellent opportunity to work with highly-skilled medical professionals in the community. Become an affiliated school with UPMC to participate in externship opportunities.

Student Opportunities

Hospital Externship & Job Shadow Opportunities

Growing is a part of the medical process. UPMC is here to help you grow professionally through medical externships and hospital job shadowing. These can help you get an in-depth look into a certain field, and help you decide if you want to pursue it.

In order to provide coordination of these externships or job shadowing, the student should follow the instructions provided below for their desired educational experience.

Nursing Careers

Providing Care as a Nurse at UPMC

Whether you're a nurse, a patient care assistant, or a support aide, you've chosen the field of nursing to care for others. You have a passion, a calling to help people, so what better place to be than UPMC? Join us in our journey to provide the best in healthcare to our community.

Scope of Services

Because UPMC is a fully integrated health system, nurses are able to select a clinical specialty from a wide range of services:

Live Here

Check Out Places To Live

Pennsylvania's beautiful countryside offers more than you can imagine! We're just a short afternoon's drive from big cities like New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Pittsburgh, and yet, we're submersed in scenic beauty. When you work at UPMC Susquehanna, you can choose to live in communities that value family, tradition and outdoor living.

If you’ve accepted a job or are thinking about working at UPMC, you’re in luck — there are a lot of great places to live in Williamsport, PA, and the surrounding areas.

Work Here

Why You Should Work at UPMC

If you're looking for more than just the ordinary hospital job, you've found the right place. At UPMC, we have opportunities for you to start a career and continue down a path of lifelong learning.

Working at UPMC allows you to:

About the Area

Getting to Know Our Region

An area known for fine food, outdoor activities, and the arts, we are located in the heart of northcentral Pennsylvania’s Appalachian Mountains. Urban amenities meets small-town family values in a place we can only describe as "home-sweet-home."

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