Application Information

Nurse Practitioner Student Application Information

Application Information

Northwestern Medicine is a highly sought organization for Nurse Practitioner students to obtain clinical hours. We are pleased that you have selected us.

We place students at the following locations in the western suburbs:

  • Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
  • Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital
  • Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
  • Northwestern Medicine Convenient Care Centers

Northwestern Medicine is recognizing the increase in students in Nurse Practitioner programs. With that in mind, we have created a placement program that aligns with our organization's mission and philosophy.

Before completing the application, please review the below information to confirm that you meet the qualifications. If you do not fit the criteria listed, please click the link to return to the homepage.

Northwestern Medicine will consider placement of students that are attending one of the following affiliated schools:

  • Lewis University
  • Loyola University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Rush University
  • University of St. Francis

Additional information:

  • Northwestern Medicine staff will receive priority over non-Northwestern Medicine staff
  • Northwestern Medicine students planning to graduate at the conclusion of the current application semester will be given priority
  • Submission of application does not guarantee placement as requests typically exceed availability
  • Women's Health and Pediatric placements are not always available
  • It is recommended that applicants pursue alternate placement opportunities in the event Northwestern Medicine cannot accommodate

Timeline for Applications (dates are subject to change without notice)
Applications for 2017-2018 academic year are no longer being accepted. Placements have been completed. Applications for 2018-2019 academic year will be accepted beginning March 1, 2018.

  • Applications accepted: March 1–April 30, 2018
    • Submit for Fall, Summer, Winter, Spring
  • Application Review: May 1–31, 2018
  • Applicant Interviews: June 1–30, 2018
  • Students Notified of Placement: July 1, 2018

Open Positions for Nurse Practitioner Students
Open positions will be posted by March 1, 2018