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Arizona Nurse Residency Program

The Nurse Residency Program at Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, is an accredited year-long professional development program that provides additional opportunities to newly licensed registered nurses. The Mayo Clinic in Arizona provides a supportive learning environment to enhance the transition from student nurse to competent nurse.

Mayo Clinic in Arizona Nurse Residency Program is accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.

List of participating sites: Mayo Clinic Hospital and Mayo Clinic Building, Scottsdale.

Workplace settings: Inpatient General Medical-Surgical Care, Inpatient Progressive Care, Inpatient Critical Care, Emergency Department and Outpatient Ambulatory Care.

Mayo Clinic offers the program in February and July each year. For current application dates use our automated information line at 480-342-0850.



Florida Nurse Residency Program

The Nurse Residency Program at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, builds leaders at the bedside by assisting new graduate nurses as they transition from being students to being competent, skilled registered nurses.

This yearlong, evidence-based program consists of a series of seminars, discussions, simulations and classroom instruction. The curriculum includes three primary areas of content:

  • Patient safety
  • Leadership
  • The professional role

For additional questions, email FLARNNEWGRAD@mayo.edu



Rochester, MN Nurse Residency Program

The Nurse Residency Program at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, is an accredited year-long professional development program that provides additional opportunities to newly licensed nurses. The Mayo Clinic in Rochester provides a supportive learning environment to enhance the transition from student nurse to competent nurse.

Program content is focused on development of skills in critical thinking and clinical leadership skills. The Nurse Residency Program is Mayo Clinic’s investment in you and your nursing professional development.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN Nurse Residency Program is accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.

The Nurse Residency Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN is recognized by the ANCC Practice Transition Program® (PTAP) as an Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program (IRAP).

List of participating sites: Mayo Clinic St Marys campus, Mayo Clinic Methodist campus, Kasson Clinic, NE Clinic, NW Clinic, SE Clinic.

Workplace settings: Ambulatory; Surgical Services; Critical Care; General Care to include: Medical, Surgical, Behavioral Health, Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant, Pediatric, Dialysis, Transfusion Services.

You will be automatically enrolled in the program after accepting a nursing position.  To explore Nursing job opportunities, click here.



Perioperative Nursing Program

The Perioperative Nursing Program at Mayo Clinic in Florida is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary for a nursing career in the operating room. This program offers the high-quality didactic and clinical experiences needed to help you become a well-rounded, fully competent perioperative registered nurse.

Mayo Clinic accepts a limited number of new graduate RNs and experienced RNs with no OR experience into the Perioperative Nursing Program on a competitive basis. This ensures you'll receive a comprehensive educational experience with close one-on-one instruction.

For more information about the Perioperative Nursing Program or how to apply for a nursing position at Mayo Clinic in Florida, please contact:

  • Christina Heib, Human Resources
  • Mayo Clinic 4500 San Pablo Road Jacksonville, FL 32224
  • Email: Hieb.Christina@mayo.edu



Arizona Student Nurse Extern Summer Program

The Student Nurse Extern Summer Program at Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, is an unpaid educational program offering nursing students an opportunity to gain valuable clinical experience in a high-acuity and diverse patient population. The program is offered over an 8 week period during the summer. For current application dates use our automated information line at 480-342-0850.

During your Student Nurse Extern Summer Program experience, you'll be an integral member of an interdisciplinary health care team and work alongside registered nurses at Mayo Clinic Hospital. Nurse extern opportunities are available in all inpatient clinical areas.

You will also have access to medical libraries and be welcome to participate in Mayo-sponsored continuing education activities, such as Grand Rounds and numerous other programs.

Search Student Nurse Extern Summer Program to learn more and apply



Summer III Nursing Externship

Accepting applications Oct. 15 through Jan. 15.  We invite you to explore the Summer III Nursing Externship, an employment experience for junior nursing students at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota.

The Summer III Nursing Externship offers a learning opportunity during which nursing students participate in direct patient care. The externship is offered annually and begins in June. Each summer, students from across the U.S. take part in the Summer III Nursing Externship.

During this 10-week externship, students have the unique opportunity to work alongside multiple RN preceptors to provide patient care in a team environment.

Search for Summer III to apply or contact

  • Krista Ellis
  • Phone: 507-284-0777

Equal opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Learn more about "EEO is the Law." Mayo Clinic participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post offer placement assessment including a urine drug screen, immunization review and tuberculin (TB) skin testing, if applicable.

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