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Student Opportunities

Students who want to elevate their skills and leadership or gain experience and exposure in the field of rehabilitation will find Good Shepherd a welcoming partner with exciting, high-level educational opportunities. 

High School Students

Shadowing allows you a look into the world of healthcare through a medical professional’s eyes, and observation immerses you in a field of interest to determine the right career path for you. Good Shepherd offers shadow and observation experience in clinical and non-clinical settings. Examples of opportunities include shadowing nurses and therapists in various locations, such as adult and pediatric inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation facilities and long-term care.

  • Students can observe various departments/disciplines to explore careers in healthcare and rehabilitation.
  • All shadowing students must show proof of receiving a COVID vaccine and sign the Waiver of Liability.
  • Students must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Students can observe/shadow up to 30 hours.
  • To shadow or observe, students must complete and submit the Observing/Shadowing Packet.


For more information about Good Shepherd’s high school shadowing opportunities, please contact Joann Frey at 610-776-3125 or email [email protected].

Undergraduate, Graduate & Post-Graduate Students

Good Shepherd is committed to our mission and advancing the field of rehabilitation through high-quality learning opportunities. Good Shepherd offers shadow, observation and clinical student intern experiences in adult and pediatric inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as long-term care settings. Good Shepherd provides clinical experiences in nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, recreational therapy, respiratory therapy, care management (social work) and exercise physiology.

  • All students must show proof of receiving a COVID vaccine and sign the Waiver of Liability.
  • Students must be 16 years of age or older.
  • To shadow, observe or complete a clinical student experience at Good Shepherd, you must complete and submit the necessary paperwork.

For more information about Good Shepherd’s undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate student opportunities, please email [email protected]