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Internships and fellowships

VA Sierra Nevada 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.

Take the first step toward a career at VA

Your career is just beginning. Now is the time to make the career decisions that will define your life. Take your first step on your new journey with VA.

Our Pathways program provides internships, training, fellowships and more to recent graduates.

We can help Health Professions Trainees find positions that fit their skills and lifestyle, with personalized support that will advance their careers.

The Technical Career Field (TCF) program offers two years of training in critically identified positions within specific career fields in accordance with VHA’s Succession Workforce Plan. Program participants receive paid salary/benefits, training/travel stipend, access to a preceptor/mentor and hands-on training.

Residencies and internships


The VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System offers both Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) and Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) residencies. Each of the postgraduate programs is 12 months in duration. Our objective is to train residents for patient-centric clinical positions by advancing their knowledge, skills and attributes in pharmaceutical care.

Post graduate year one

PGY-2 VISN Population Health Management and Data Analytics

PGY-2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency

PGY-2 Geriatric Pharmacy Residency


The VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System is committed to the training of professional psychologists consistent with a practitioner-scholar training model. Within a supportive and collegial atmosphere, we seek to facilitate development of a reflective approach to practice that integrates empirical knowledge and delivery of clinical services. Our program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association and complies with all standards and regulations of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC), as well as APPIC Match Policies and Procedures.

Fore more details please visit our Psychology Residency page.