Advanced Medical's New Grad Program
The First Step In Your Travel Therapy Adventure
If you’ve just graduated from college and you’re unsure of what your next steps should be, then our industry-leading New Grad program is just the thing to kickstart your travel therapy career! We take talented graduates (like you) and place them into exciting travel therapy positions, all while providing amazing support and clinical mentorship. It’s called the Travel Therapy New Grad Program.
Where do you picture yourself after college? Our New Grad network is nationwide, meaning you can work anywhere: From the Atlantic to the Pacific, the snow to the desert — work wherever your sense of adventure takes you.
13-week assignments give you the flexibility to work where you want, when you want. Get a feeling for different practices and places with assignments that work within whatever schedule you choose.
There’s a reason travel therapy is so popular — free private housing, completion bonuses and tax-free living expenses on top of competitive wages makes your career choice a lucrative one.
Broaden your skill set by working in diverse communities and multiple facilities. From large hospitals in busy cities to smaller clinics in sleepy towns, you can choose your challenge and sharpen your skills.
$5,000 Tuition Reimbursement
What’s better than working in the career you love while getting paid to travel to exciting new places? Honestly, not much. But we may have found something: $5,000 in tax-free money to help defray your education costs. Just complete a set number of assignments in two years and the check is in the mail! Your recruiter will give you the details!
Free Continued Education Courses
Learning never ends, especially in the therapy world. That’s why we offer over 1000 continued education courses (with new courses added daily) for the first two years of your New Grad program, available 24/7, free. We should probably put that in bold: Free.
Never Travel Alone
Our Advanced Mentors are highly qualified and experienced travelers who are there to help you with invaluable clinical insight and all-around travel support. Every Advanced Mentor has been right where you are, so you'll never feel alone.
Meet the Advanced Mentors
Traveling Physical Therapist, based out of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Lynann Pfister, Physical Therapist
Lynann Pfister is talented physical therapist that hails from Franklin, WI. Split in half by the Root River, Franklin sits just outside Milwaukee and has been named as a “top place to live”, by Money Magazine. At age 14, Lynann suffered a sprained ankle. The ensuing rehabilitation process was overwhelmingly positive and lit a fuse that eventually resulted in a career as a physical therapist. For her educational career Lynann decided to stay in the badger state, earning her DPT from Carroll University. Carroll is a small Presbyterian school that used to be known as Carroll College until it was incorporated as a university in 2009. Famous alumni include Fred MacMurray of My Three Sons fame. Lynann originally was drawn into travel therapy with a preferred role in outpatient settings, but quickly craved the opportunity to diversify her experiences. Since then, Lynann has become a true “jack of all trades”, working in outpatient ortho, inpatient rehab, skilled nursing facilities, and acute settings. Her Advanced Medical recruiter states: “Lynann came to us as a new grad PT, watching her grow over the past 3 years has been so much fun. I love working with her because she is sincere and dedicated to her profession and to me, displays what a real leader is!”
Aliza Krug, Occupational Therapist
Aliza Krug is from Ellicott City, Maryland, which is close to Baltimore and boasts a historic downtown popular for its antique shopping. Aliza spent her graduate and undergraduate years in neighboring West Virginia as a mountaineer at WVU. An undergraduate degree in Human Performance and Health led to her Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy in 2012. Although hesitant to travel as a new grad, Aliza quickly became intoxicated on meeting new people and finding diverse clinical experiences to sharpen her skill set. Aliza has had highly productive assignments in MD, SC, and CA and presently is back in her home state of Maryland working in Baltimore. An avid hiker, biker, and water enthusiast, Aliza also finds time to sneak in the occasional concert. Aliza feels her experiences as a new grad traveler have been filled with rich stories, amazing co-workers, and distinctive therapy lessons. She is eager to share those experiences, as well as provide informed support for our incoming new grad therapists. She also enjoys working with her “awesome” recruiter: Amy Barnes. According to Aliza, “travel therapy gives you the chance to travel with friends or to friends, something a permanent job can’t offer.”
Seth Rohde, Physical Therapist
Born in Rock Island, Illinois; Seth quickly ditched the Midwest for surf, sand, and sunshine as a kid growing up in Florida. Seth attended the University of Florida, where he majored in Heath Sciences. For graduate work, Seth decided against shedding his gator skin and obtained his doctorate of Physical Therapy from UF in 2013. Seth was drawn to physical therapy before College, as he had various personal experiences in outpatient rehab. As an intern, Seth was drawn to a variety of settings and wanted to continue clinical diversity as a traveler at Advanced Medical. While Seth has been exposed to a large variety of settings, the majority of his experience has been in skilled nursing and home health. Seth is a virtual renaissance man with his travel resume, as he holds licenses in FL, VA, NJ, TX, SD, and WA. Thankfully the road is not lonely, as Seth travels and explores with his girlfriend who is also a PT. When Seth is not practicing, he enjoys hiking, tennis, free diving, golf, and reading. Seth also loves learning about science and technology as he travels.
Ly Pham, Physical Therapist
Ly comes to our mentoring team with impeccable credentials. A proud product of Wichita, Kansas, she earned her BA in exercise science and Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Wichita State University. A mid-sized university located in south central Kansas, WSU boasts a renowned DPT program that capitalizes on its location in the prime Kansas healthcare hub. In her time as a traveler, Ly has showcased impressive diversity working in most settings. She is currently licensed in Kansas, Missouri, and Arizona, with a California license in the works. When Ly Is not practicing, it’s a pretty safe bet that you can find her outdoors. She loves being around the lake, hiking in the mountains, and working on her golf swing at the driving range. A rabid hoops fan, Ly loves watching her beloved shockers while still being able to chant “rock chalk” in support of the prestigious powerhouse Kansas Jayhawks. When traveling Ly is fortunate to have a trusty companion in the form of a six year old Cockapoo named Harlow. Ly looks forward to providing savvy clinical insight and steady support for our new graduates.
Kristi Schellenburg, Occupational Therapist
Licensed in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, (and working on Virginia and Colorado) Kristi is an OT constantly looking to challenge herself by embracing fresh faces and places. As someone who was very much a creature of habit, Kristi has used travel therapy to step outside her comfort zone and learn how to adapt quickly to new clinical situations. She grew up in the Baltimore, MD area where she excelled at Lacrosse and attended nearby Towson University. At Towson, Kristi was a graduate of the first dual BS/MS program, which gave her a comprehensive liberal arts education with a professional competence emphasis. Kristi prefers to work in the acute care rehab arena, where she thrives on unpredictable circumstances and the ability to help someone regain the basic necessities of returning back to normal. She has loved traveling with Advanced Medical due to her comfort level with the recruiting team that always makes her “feel safe and well taken care of”. A self-described “goofy person”, Kristi is easy to engage and bakes some seriously good chocolate chip cookies. She is an avid outdoor enthusiast who finds entertainment through kickball, snowboarding, and rock climbing, while channeling her competitive side with a love of the Denver Broncos and Washington Capitals. With an upcoming trip to Switzerland and Germany, Kristi will break in her first passport on her way to conquer the world.
Learn More About Our New Grad Program
- An amazing start to your lifelong career in exciting travel destinations.
- Mentorship from travel therapists that have been in your shoes.
- Free Continued Education courses to keep you on top of your game.
- Oh yeah, and $5,000 to defray your education costs.
Sounds pretty good, right? Request info to get started!