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Program overview

Program length: 6 weeks
Class size: 1-2 students (2-6 students a year)
Location: Jacksonville, Florida

This internship prepares students for a career in echocardiography. Mayo Clinic's large, diverse patient population presents a broad range of cardiac cases.

Application process


The internship is only open to students enrolled at Florida State College at Jacksonville. Contact the program's clinical coordinator to make arrangements for clinical rotations. 

Non-U.S. citizen applicants

Admission to Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences is open to U.S. workers in the four categories below. Therefore, visa sponsorship is not available.

  1. U.S. citizens
  2. U.S. nationals
  3. Lawful permanent residents
  4. Asylees and refugees

Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-based test (TOEFL iBT). Scores from the speaking portion of the exam are given particular consideration in admission decisions. Learn more about the exam and register online at the Educational Testing Service.

The Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences code for the TOEFL iBT is 5784.

Educational transcripts from schools outside the U.S. must be translated (if they are not already in English) and evaluated for U.S. equivalence by an accredited credential evaluation service company prior to submission. Please refer to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services for a list of qualified companies. The applicant pays for the examination and credential-evaluation services.

How to apply

If you are interested in completing this clinical internship at Mayo Clinic in Florida, contact the clinical coordinator at Florida State College at Jacksonville.

Tuition and financial aid

Tuition is paid to your affiliated college. Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences charges no additional fees for the Echocardiography Internship.


You gain clinical experience in Mayo Clinic's echocardiography laboratories in Florida. During your clinical rotations, you work under the supervision of highly qualified cardiologists, cardiac sonographers and registered nurses.


The Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences Echocardiography Internship is a full-time (40 hours a week) program. Your learning schedule will include eight-hour days, five days a week.


The Echocardiography Program is coordinated and taught by the clinical, scientific and technical staffs of Mayo Clinic. Faculty members are chosen for their commitment to teaching, as well as clinical practice or research. Many have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their fields.

A hallmark of higher education excellence is the breadth and depth of information and experience provided to students by faculty and visiting experts. Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year to lecture on their areas of medical and scientific expertise.

As a student at Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, you are encouraged to learn from these valuable resources by attending all relevant conferences, lectures and seminars prepared for students, interns, residents, fellows and consulting staff.

Accreditation information

The Mayo Clinic Echocardiography Laboratory in Jacksonville is accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.

See accreditation information for Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.

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