For Students

Looking for Some Real-world Experience?

You’ve been buried in your books for more than a few years now. It might be time to gain some hands-on experience in your area of interest so that you can more fully grasp the intricacies and nuances of your chosen professional path. Duke University is home to a number of experiential opportunities that can supply this real-world exposure to complement your classroom learning.

Experiential Opportunities at Duke

Internship experience: Duke University School of Medicine has affiliation agreements with the following colleges and universities; these agreements allow for eligible students from those institutions to be placed into internships within the Duke clinical and translational research enterprise.

Please note, there is no guarantee that we will find a placement for you. We solicit internship opportunities from departments and then do our best to match interested students. Each experience will be unique but most will involve being in a clinic setting, possibly among patients.

  • Campbell University
  • Durham Technical Community College
  • Elon University
  • North Carolina Central University
  • University of North Carolina, Wilmington
  • Wake Forest University

If you are currently enrolled as a student at one of these institutions and are interested in pursuing an internship at Duke for course credit, please contact your school’s internship coordinator for more information.

If you are a Duke student or not from one of the above institutions, please review the additional resources page here.