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Internships, fellowships and residencies

Montana VA health care provides training programs for students at the college, university, and postgraduate levels. Explore our training programs to find out about how we can help you start your career as a health care professional.

Internships, fellowships and residencies

Each year, we select a few medical interns to train at Montana VA health care. We seek candidates with a strong interest or background in rural mental health and caring for Veterans. Let us help you further your career as a health care professional while you serve America’s Veterans. 

Psychology internship

The aim of the Psychology Internship Program at Montana VA is to equip postdoctoral-level psychologists in the science, skill development, and art of psychological practice. Our program has an emphasis in training psychologists in the unique factors associated with practicing rural mental health. Learn more about the Montana VA Psychology Internship Program.

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program is a one-year training program that begins on or near July 1 and continues through the end of June the following year. During this year of training, residents will gain practical experience and knowledge which will enable them to become confident and competent practitioners. Learn more about the Montana VA PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program.

Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Residency Program (MH NPR)

The Montana VA Healthcare System is pleased to announce the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Academic Affiliations has awarded our facility three positions for Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Residency (MH NPR) Program for a 2023-24 cohort. Learn more about the Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Residency Program (MH NPR)

Post-Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Residency Program

The Montana VA Healthcare System is pleased to announce the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Academic Affiliations has awarded our facility six positions for a Post-Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Residency Program for a 2023-24 cohort. Learn more about the Post-Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Residency Program

Contact our Education Office  

If you have questions about our internship program or need help with the approval process, please contact our Education Office:

3687 Veterans Drive
Fort Harrison, Montana 59636

406-417-9446 or 406-447-7297

Michael.Spinelli1@va.gov