Medical Education

InterMed is committed to helping educate the next generation of caregivers. We offer a limited number of clinical job shadowing opportunities for students from accredited colleges or vocational schools, as well as licensed practitioners.

Areas include:

  • Nursing (Graduate level)
  • Primary Care – Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Women’s Health
  • Dermatology
  • Imaging/Radiology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Unit Coordinators
  • Pharmacy
  • Audiology
  • Medical Assistants
  • Administration – Office Staff or Other Non-Clinical Role

Application deadlines
Medical Rotation and Medical Assistant Externship Application Deadlines: We accept applications for medical rotations and medical assistant externships during certain times of the year. Please see the below schedule for application deadlines:

For rotations beginning in January, February, and March, the deadline is October 31.
For rotations beginning in April, May, and June, the deadline is January 31.
For rotations beginning in July, August, and September the deadline is April 30.
For rotations beginning in October, November, and December, the deadline is July 31.

Job Shadow Application Deadlines: For job shadows, we accept applications on a rolling basis.

Select your specific interest below. Please allow 4-6 weeks for a response. If you have urgent questions, please email

Medical Assistant Externships
InterMed offers externships for students enrolled in an accredited Medical Assisting program. Students can complete their externship in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, or our Women’s Health departments.
Apply here

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Rotations
InterMed offers a clinical rotation to Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant students who attend a college or university that partners with InterMed. Rotations are available in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Women’s Health.
Apply here

University of New England Pediatric Students and MMC-Tufts University Students
If you a student in one of these programs, click here.

General Medical Rotations
InterMed offers clinical rotations in various areas, including Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, and Primary Care.
Apply here

Job Shadow
For students who are interested in learning more about a specific area of healthcare, InterMed offers a one day job shadow. Students who are in high school or college are eligible for a job shadow.
Apply here