You must be enrolled in an accredited occupational therapy education program to apply for the Occupational Therapy Internship. The academic fieldwork coordinator at your college or university arranges admission to the program.

Technical standards

Occupational therapists should be comfortable working with people who have physical limitations. Therapists must be patient, tactful and persuasive when working with people who have a variety of physical needs and highly specific occupational needs.

You must be able to perform the essential functions of the profession and meet the standards of the curriculum. Students seeking exceptions to these standards or reasonable accommodations should initiate their request with the program director following Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines.

International applicants

See the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences international applicants policy.

More information

See further Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences admissions policy information.

Feb. 24, 2014