Student Learning & Job Shadowing

Find a career path available to you in healthcare at Pella Regional Health Center in Pella, Iowa. Through robust student learning and job shadowing opportunities, you’ll learn what it’s like to treat patients in a community-based hospital setting focused on a Christian mission of healing.


Get hands-on training with experienced medical professionals and leaders through internships available with Pella Regional.

Central College Internships

If you’re a Central College student interesting in the healthcare field, learn about available internships as part of your education. You’ll get firsthand experience in such roles as clinical administration and cardiac rehabilitation, which you can apply to college credits for your degree.

College Volunteers

If you’re a non-health program college student, we welcome you to be part of our volunteer program to help support our services.

Nursing Internships

Contribute to nursing excellence in a community setting with nursing internships. You’ll work with skilled nursing professionals to learn about specialties where nursing is needed, and how care is offered in our healthcare center. Talk to your school’s nursing program for more information.

If you’re a recent nurse graduate, explore our nursing residency and nursing training program.

Pella Christian High School Winterim

Students of Pella Christian High School have the opportunity for in-depth learning through the annual seven-day Winterim, offered every January. This partnership between the school and Pella Regional lets students experience community-based healthcare alongside medical professionals in a variety of specialties.

Job Shadowing

See what day-to-day life is like in a community healthcare setting at Pella Regional. If you’re a student interested in healthcare careers, get to know our job shadowing program in several medical specialties.

We also welcome shadowing and participation in nonclinical opportunities in the hospital through volunteer roles and responsibilities.

Community Partners in Healing

Students and learners at many stages of education are welcome at Pella Regional. We serve as a community partner with area colleges to support health program students in their clinical rotations.