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Be a REACH Intern Preceptor

Rush staff members are crucial to the success of REACH's high school and college internship programs. As a preceptor, you'll be the point of contact for interns in your department and oversee their work — but REACH handles all payment, onboarding and support.

REACH is founded on the idea that education and career readiness can improve lives. When you commit to volunteering with REACH, you contribute to guiding, teaching and encouraging students from Chicago’s West Side to become health care change agents of the future.

MedSTEM Pathways

MedSTEM Pathways is our paid internship program for rising high school juniors, seniors and recent graduates. Interns are placed in departments throughout the hospital that relate to their career interests and work up to 12 hours per week. The program has three sessions:

College Career Pathways

College Career Pathways is our paid internship program for college undergraduates, who are placed in departments related to their career interests. The program has two sessions:

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Nia Benton, program development associate for high school and college at (312) 942-3634 or [email protected].