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Alternative Opportunities

The job shadowing experience is designed to be a one-time observation only experience, lasting two to four hours. The job shadowing experience does not fulfill any clinical or internship requirements; nor does it provide any hands- on experience. Job shadowing is for individual participants only, and is not available for groups of students. The medical center campus offers a number of outreach programs that may be a better alternative to job shadowing.

Tours - Tour information is available on the UNMC Campus Tours Web page.

Volunteering - Individuals interested in long- term arrangements to observe a hospital setting, please consider volunteering as an option. Volunteering will provides an in-depth look into the world of healthcare, as well as valuable experience to include on college and job applications. Minimum age for volunteering is 16, and a minimum time commitment is required. All applicants must pass background and drug screenings. Please visit Volunteer Services or call 402-559-4197 for more information.

Employment - Opportunities are available on these under the career links on the following websites. The Nebraska Medical Center, The University of Nebraska Medical Center or UNMC Physicians.

Educational programs - Information on educational programs available at UNMC please review the following contacts:

  • College of Dentistry 402-472-1301
  • College of Medicine 402-559-2259
  • College of Nursing 402-559-5184
  • College of Pharmacy 402-559-4333
  • College of Public Health 402-559-4960
  • School of Allied Health 402-559-6673

UNMC Youth Learning Center - The broad goal of the UNMC Youth Learning Center is to expose elementary, middle and high school students to careers in the health sciences through lectures, presentations and fun with hands-on learning activities.


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Call: 800.922.0000