Nurse Externships may be offered in these clinical areas:
• Cardiac Observation
• Emergency Care Center
• Medical/Surgical Intensive Care
• Observation Care Center
You are eligible to apply if:
• You will be entering your final semester of nursing school
(i.e., Spring 2015 graduates are eligible for the Spring 2015 cohort, and Winter 2015 graduates are eligible for the Winter 2015 cohort. Please note we do not offer a cohort for Summer graduates at this time.)
• You are ranked in the top 15% of your class
• 500-word essay on Professionalism in Nursing
• 2 faculty recommendations with verification of class rank
• 2 peer recommendations
We will begin accepting applications for our Spring 2016 cohort (for students graduating in Spring 2016) in the fall. Fill out and submit our Nurse Extern Program interest form to be notified about application deadlines for future cohorts.
Participants will be paid an hourly salary; however, the Nurse Extern is a PRN position and not eligible for benefits.
Schools of nursing may approve this program as a nursing elective for college credit, but it is the responsibility of the student to receive approval from their schools and complete the necessary paperwork to obtain academic credit.