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Frequently Asked Questions - Nurse Extern Program

  1. Nursing students who will be within 12 months of graduation at the start of the program are eligible to apply.

  2. Applications for the Summer Externship are accepted online March 1 - March 15 Applications for the Fall/Spring Nurse Externship are accepted online June 1 – June 15

    Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  3. The Summer Nurse Externship is eight to ten weeks prior to the beginning of a student’s senior year of nursing school. This is a great opportunity for nursing students who are within 12 months of graduating, but unable to complete our Fall/Spring Nurse Externship program because of location or time constraints.

    The Fall/Spring Nurse Externship is offered beginning in the Fall semester of a student’s senior year of nursing school. Nursing students work throughout the year while they are finishing their senior year. The length of the program varies and ends upon completion of nursing school.

  4. The nurse externship is a paid externship.

  5. The nurse externship does not offer benefits.

  6. Housing will not be provided.

  7. No, but we encourage you to explore opportunities through our New Nurse Residency program.

  8. Due to HIPAA and patient privacy laws, shadowing is not allowed.