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HSS Rehabilitation Internship Program

HSS Rehabilitation and Performance provides a limited number of internship opportunities for individuals interested in the fields of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, Performance/Wellness and Prosthetics/Orthotics. Internships are generally unpaid, full time and 10 weeks in length.

This internship program is primarily designed for individuals with minimal clinical experience. Students accepted for this internship will participate in projects and will have limited clinical observations within rehabilitation, prosthetics and orthotics, or performance and wellness. Internship projects will provide exposure to education, research, and/or operations of a clinical department. Interns will be responsible for presenting project results to the supervising team.

HSS Rehabilitation and Performance provides a range of therapy services across the lifespan. Please visit hss.edu/rehabilitation to explore the scope of rehabilitation services provided.

Desired Qualifications:
College student or graduate

Dates of Internship:

HSS Rehabilitation Locations:

  • NYC Campus(es)
  • White Plains, NY
  • Paramus, NJ
  • Virtual

Interested applicants should submit:

  • Curriculum vitae/resume indicating education, work and volunteer experience
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Personal statement answering the following questions:
    What are your goals for this internship?
    Why are you interested in HSS and HSS Rehab?
    If applying to PT/OT/Speech school, have you completed your volunteer hours?
    Is this experience connected to a school course or requirement?
    What are your computer skills, and which software programs are you comfortable with?
    Do you have experience with research, literature searches or data entry? If so, have you taken the CITI Program exam for human subjects’ research?

Questions can be directed to Sheena Alva at: alvas@hss.edu.