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Clinical Enrichment Program for Future Nurses

If you’re a nursing student and have completed your junior year of a four-year baccalaureate degree program or your first year of an associate degree program, you’re eligible to apply for a Clinical Enrichment Program (CEP) at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, SD.

This paid, summer work experience is designed to help you apply the nursing process to clinical practice within an encouraging, learning environment. It also offers the opportunity for increased understanding of the professional nursing role.

As a CEP participant, you’ll have a unique opportunity to function as part of the Avera Sacred Heart Hospital health care team, including orientation to the hospital organization and specific nursing departments.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted Sept. 1 through Nov. 15. Interviews and selections are completed in December with the 12-week program starting in late May or early June.

In order to be considered, students must provide the following:

  • Cover letter describing career goals and reason for choosing this program
  • Application
  • References from two nursing professors
  • Grade transcripts (do not need to be notarized)

Submit your application online or mail it to:

Avera Sacred Heart
Human Resources Department
501 Summit
Yankton, SD 57078

Call 605-668-8331 for more information.

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