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Nursing externship program

Cook Children's nursing externship program Cook Children's nursing externship program offers an exceptional pediatric learning opportunity to enhance the extern's role transition, reinforcement of skills, and development of new knowledge.

Nurse externs complete a 10-week program. The externship consists of clinical experience and classroom activities. Externs will be placed on one of the following units based upon the interview.

BSN students with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA who will have completed 2 clinical courses by May 2018 may apply.

Application process

The application period for the summer of 2017 nursing externship has closed. Please check back in December for information about our 2018 program.

The selection process

The nurse extern coordinators will evaluate applications and select candidates for interviews. If you are selected for an interview, a recruiter from Human Resources will call to arrange an appointment.


More information

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