Advanced Practice Provider Student Clinical Rotations

Welcome to the advanced practice provider (APP) student page for clinical rotations. We are delighted you have expressed an interest in a clinical rotation here at Seattle Children’s. These rotations are designed to accommodate NP, PA and CRNA students.

Mission Statement

To support the growth and development of the advanced practice profession by investing in our students. We believe professional growth opportunities exist in any clinical environment.

APP students interested in clinical rotation at Seattle Children’s must: 

  1. Consult the Washington State Nursing Commission website to confirm that your university is approved to place students in Washington state. If your university/program is not listed, you  cannot be placed in a clinical rotation at Seattle Children’s. (Does not apply to PA students.)
  2. Obtain an active, Washington state RN license. You cannot apply for student placement until your Washington RN license has been issued. (Does not apply to PA students.)
  3. Complete the APP Student Clinical Placement Request form. Students may only apply for one rotation at a time.
  4. Email your resume to No cover letter is needed.

APP students must submit their application 6 months prior to the desired rotation start date. Applications are batched each term, please see dates below.

Desired Rotation Start Date Application Due Date
January, February, March September 30
April, May, June December 31
July, August, September March 31
October, November, December June 30

All applications will be reviewed against a matrix and clinical rotations will be offered to the most qualified applicants. You will receive notification of acceptance once our graduate student oversight committee has reviewed the applicants.

Please do not contact any Seattle Children’s providers directly regarding your placement application.

For nonclinical capstone work and leadership rotations, please complete the Graduate Student Request Form. For additional information on these programs, email