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Work with us

At VA Palo Alto health care, you can make a difference in the lives of Veterans and their families while you advance your career or volunteer your time. Explore our job openings, training programs, research initiatives, and volunteer opportunities.

Jobs and careers

We offer jobs and career opportunities in many fields, including clinical, administrative, and support professions.

You can visit USAJOBS to see all of the current openings at VA Palo Alto health care, and visit our jobs and careers page to learn more about the application process.

Internships, residencies, and fellowships

Each year, we help university and post-graduate students complete their training and pursue their careers. Find the opportunities that are right for you.

Visit our internships and fellowships page.

Volunteer or donate

We depend on the goodwill and generosity of our donors and volunteers. By volunteering your time or making a donation, you can give something back to Veterans who have given so much to our country. As a volunteer, you'll provide many important services throughout our health care system and help make Veterans’ visits to our facilities more rewarding.

Visit our volunteer or donate page to learn more and get involved.

Research initiatives and studies

Learn about our many research programs, Early Career Award Program (ECAP), Early Career Development Program (ECDP), or participate in one of our research studies.

Learn more

Doing business with VA Palo Alto health care

If you're a vendor or contractor interested in working with VA Palo Alto health care, visit the Office of Procurement, Acquisition and Logistics (OPAL) website to learn more about doing business with VA.

VA Palo Alto health care is implementing a vendor management system that will require all vendors to register for an iBadge. The system will help ensure all vendors comply with VA credential requirements. It is intended to improve the safety and security of sensitive areas within VA facilities and provide better situational awareness to VA staff. Learn more and register