EXCEL Nursing Internship Program

Through EXCEL, our paid internship program for nursing students, you get the unique opportunity to apply the theory you're learning in the classroom to real-world nursing experiences with patients, top medical professionals and peers who share your passion. Our EXCEL program is offered at Rochester General Hospital, Unity Hospital, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital and Clifton Springs Hospital. 

“Thanks to EXCEL, I feel confident and
prepared to do well in any nursing environment.”


In the EXCEL Program, nursing students will work in the scope of a patient care technician side-by-side with a Nurse Preceptor. The program is 10 weeks, beginning June 5 and ending August 11. As an EXCEL Intern you will work between 24 and 40 hours per week, varying shifts. We offer weekly educational events and opportunities to expand your knowledge of the avenues of growth and development within Rochester Regional Health. EXCEL towards your Nursing Career with Rochester Regional Health in our EXCEL Nursing Internship Program!

To be eligible for the EXCEL Nursing Internship Program:

  • Enrolled in an accredited nursing program; Baccalaureate program preferred but not required
  • Anticipated graduation date is within one to two semesters following the summer internship program

Applications for the EXCEL Nursing Internship Program are being accepted now through March 1st. Please visit the Nursing Support opportunities page and apply to the "ASN/BSN Nurse Intern - EXCEL Program" position.

If you have any questions, please contact us at:

Email: nurse.recruiter@rochesterregional.org