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Physical therapy internship

Physical therapy internship

UW Hospitals and Clinics offers four- to 12-week clinical rotations for students in graduate physical therapy programs. These programs have affiliation agreements with the hospital and assist the students in placement into appropriate clinical settings.

Each setting provides the intern with experience in patient care specific to the particular patient population, which may be inpatient or outpatient and can include acute, medical/surgical, neurology, orthopedics, pediatrics, spine and sports.

Inpatient setting

  • Inpatient rehabilitation programs
  • Acute
  • Medical/surgical
  • Orthopedics

Outpatient setting

  • Neurology
  • Orthopedics
  • Spine
  • Sports
  • Pediatrics 


Once the students have been offered placements at one of the clinics and been confirmed for the internship, further detailed information to each individual student regarding housing options, things to do in Madison and parking information for the particular location of the clinical rotation.