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Internship Requirements and Fees

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Following your acceptance into a WellSpan CPE Intern Program, WellSpan Health Volunteer Engagement will contact you via email to provide onboarding instructions and completing necessary requirements. Some requirements may require you to pay a fee ($). Submission of these items are time-sensitive and must be completed at least one month prior to your internship start date.

  • Data Sheet
  • Code of Conduct 
  • Program Handbook 
  • Acknowledgement of Receipt of Program Handbook 
  • Competency Review (online test)
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Background Consent for Child Protective Services Law
  • Copy of photo identification
  • Information regarding mandatory Health Status Documentation ($)
  • Information Regarding State Background, Child Abuse, and FBI Clearances ($)

Volunteer Engagement can be reached at with questions about these required items.

Information Regarding Mandatory Health Status Documentation ($)

To ensure that our patients, employees and students are protected against communicable diseases, Interns need to provide immunization records for measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox and tuberculosis, as well as a urine drug screen, all of which needs completed within 30 days of the start of the school/program. WellSpan also requires a mandatory flu vaccination if an Intern will be completing their internship any time from Oct. 1 through Mar. 30.

Information Regarding State Background & Child Abuse Clearances ($)

Prior to the start of an internship, applicants must provide necessary clearances. If you have been a resident of Pennsylvania for the past consecutive 10 years, you will be required to provide a Pennsylvania State Criminal Background and U.S. Department of Human Services Child Abuse Clearance. If your home address is outside of Pennsylvania or have not been a resident of Pennsylvania for the past consecutive 10 years, you will be required to have a FBI fingerprint/Cogent background check.

($) Fees will vary depending on immunizations, drug screenings and/or background checks needed.