Davenport, Iowa, Campus Only

Get On-the-Job Training for Academia or Research

Students thinking about a career in academia or research should consider the Clinical Teaching Assistant (CTA) Program. This is the perfect next step in your education. You will work within a patient care setting, assisting faculty clinicians, clinic administrators or other interns.

  • For senior-level students.
  • Work up to 10 hours per week.
  • Work-study funds of $12 per hour may be approved or you may volunteer your time.
  • You’ll receive a Certificate of Merit for successful completion at graduation.

How to Apply

If you are currently a Palmer student, see the CTA Program information found on the Communities portal. Apply during the last four weeks of the trimester.

  • The Clinic Capstone Programs Office directs the CTA Program.
  • The Financial Planning Office coordinates and approves work-study awards.

Julie A. Schrad, D.C., M.S.
Senior Director of Clinic Administration
Phone (563) 884-5818
Fax (563) 884-5822
Email: julie.schrad@palmer.edu 

Or

Sonya Willers
Administrative Assistant/Clinic Capstone Programs
Phone (563) 884-5819
Fax (563) 884-5822
Email: sonya.willers@palmer.edu 

Mailing address:
Palmer College of Chiropractic
Capstone Programs 
1000 Brady Street
Davenport, IA 52803-5287

Clinical Staff Assistants

Florida Campus Only

Get On-the-Job Training for Academia or Research

Students thinking about a career in academia or research should consider the Clinical Staff Assistant (CSA) Program. This is the perfect next step in your education. It is also ideal to learn about Medical Records and Insurance, and to develop organizational skills essential for private practice. You will work within a patient care setting, assisting support staff, faculty clinicians or other interns.

For any clinical level intern students.

Work with prior approval from your assigned Faculty Clinician Mentor and earn Mentor-Directed Hours. This is not a paid position.

Must have current HIPAA/FERPA training completed.

How to Apply

If you are currently a Palmer student, see the Clinical Services Department (CSD) on the second floor of the Clinic.

Leah E Andracke, MBA
Clinic Business Director 
Phone (386) 763-2616
Email: leah.andracke@palmer.edu

Jamie Townsend
Administrative Assistant/Clinical Services Department
Phone (386) 763-2619 
Fax (386) 763-2629
Email: jamie.townsend@palmer.edu

Mailing address: 
Palmer Chiropractic Clinics
Clinical Services Department 
4705 S. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Port Orange, FL 32129-4103


Clinical Work Study Program

Florida Campus Only

Get On-the-Job Training for Academia or Research

Students thinking about a career in academia or research should consider the Clinical Work-Study Program. This is the perfect next step in your education. You will work within a patient care setting, assisting faculty clinicians, clinic administrators or other interns.

Work from 10 to 20 hours per week.

Work-study funds of either $9 - $15 per hour may be approved for this federally funded program.

How to Apply

If you are currently a Palmer student, see the Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Clinics, Ms. Ashley Barrett. She is the Work-Study Supervisor and will coordinate your application process, contract and all associated procedures.

The Financial Planning Office coordinates and approves work-study awards.

Ashley Barrett
Administrative Assistant and Work-Study Supervisor 
Phone: (386) 763-2712
Email: ashley.barrett@palmer.edu

Mailing address: 
Palmer Chiropractic Clinics
Work-Study Program Supervisor
4705 S. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Port Orange, FL 32129-4103

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