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Pinehurst Resort & Country Club Externship

Pinehurst Resort & Country Club Externship is an opportunity for a high school graduate (includes GED) to learn more about the culinary field as a career. Externship candidates must be attending and/or graduating from an approved culinary program.

This is a full-time, temporary quarterly externship for candidates with a minimum of 3 months related experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. It offers an on-the-job real-life experience in the culinary field within a resort or country club atmosphere.

Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan Student Observers and Externs Program

Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan Student Observers and Externs program is open to students enrolled in an accredited school with a signed medical major. It is a summer externship of job shadowing opportunity for students to get hands-on experience in the medical field.

Applicants must be at least a sophomore or in their final stages of completion/graduating. Summer externships are available in the areas of: •Physical Therapy •Occupational Therapy •Athletic Training •Medical Assisting •Check-in/out •Billing/Coding •Human Resources •Information Technology •Pre-arrival Intake.

Pocono Health System Nursing Externship

Pocono Health System offers an Externship for nursing students who have completed a fundamentals course and one clinical rotation in a nursing program. The summer externship is in the emergency room.

The nurse externship is 10 week, full-time position. Nurse externs will rotate off shift and weekends. Candidates must have a high school diploma and document ongoing attendance at a school of nursing (RN program). A GPA of 3.0 or above is required.

Centura Health Denver CO Student Nurse Extern Jobs

Centura Health Denver CO Student Nurse Extern Jobs are available to nursing students who have had continuous enrollment in an accredited nursing program; applicants enrolled in a bachelor’s in nursing program are strongly preferred.

Candidates must have successfully completed sufficient clinical nursing courses to have obtained competency in performing basic health care tasks. Previous patient care experience is preferred.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Dentistry Observership

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Dentistry Observership is open to students enrolled in a dental school program, and resident or fellow in an oral medicine program or residency with heavy focus on oral medicine.

The purpose of the program is to provide educational experiences in a closely supervised, safe environment. The observership is 1-2 weeks in length.

Memphis Choices Medical Externship

Memphis Choices Medical Externship offers externships to Medical Assistant Students. It is open to students whose career plans are to provide basic medical support to lab techs, nurse practitioners, and doctors.

This externship will remain open until it is filled. The amount of time externs must devote to the position is based on education program requirements. Memphis Choices also has a paid opening for a Full time Medical Assistant. Work will include working with medical and administrative personnel, reviewing charts, drawing blood, giving injections, prepping exam rooms, assisting in office procedures, and interacting with patients.

U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa Japan Externship Program

U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa Japan Externship Program is offered to selected medical students and graduates of Japanese medical schools. The purpose of the externship program is to provide exposure to western-style medicine.

Externships are available in various medical/surgical specialties, including Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics-Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Urology, and Radiology.

Philippine Children’s Medical Center Externship

Philippine Children’s Medical Center Externship offers post-graduate 2017 Externship and Fellowship training programs in the field of Pediatric Dentistry.

Applicants must be citizens of the Philippines, not more than 35 years old at the time of application, and licensed to practice dentistry in the Philippines.

Cholla Medical Group Externship

Cholla Medical Group Externship
Cholla Medical Group, Inc. is proud to announce five (5) Externship positions through our medical practice. A unique opportunity for medical Doctors introducing skills and experiences necessary to succeed in the challenging health care environment of tomorrow. This is a program that is designed to prepare medical doctors for residency by providing the opportunity to have hands on experience up to twelve months. Our practice will introduce those selected to accompany Family Medicine physicians, and/or residents, on their rounds. A full introduction to the ever-expanding geriatric care will include exposure to additional learning experiences in innovative procedures and practices in Assisted Living Facilities.

How To Make The Most Of Your Externship

By Joyce Huber

Total undergraduate college enrollment in degree-granting postsecondary institutions increased 31 percent from 13.2 million in 2000 to 17.3 million in 2014. By 2025, total undergraduate enrollment is projected to increase to 19.8 million students, according to the National Center For Education Statistics. With more and more students enrolling in college, there will also be more and more college graduates looking for jobs.

Real world work experience opportunities give students job experience while they are still in school and provides an edge for students that will help prepare them for landing a job after graduation. It gives them an advantage over other students. Work experience opportunities include internships, externships, co-ops, and fellowships. For a complete description of each, visit 


While externships sometimes resemble internships, they are generally structured as short-term job shadowing and usually do not include pay or stipends. But they play an important role in allowing college students to explore career options and narrow down career fields and even companies they might want to work for. Because they are short-term assignments, students can easily complete more than one externship, increasing their opportunities to preview career fields.

Externships are a unique opportunity to "put your foot in the water," or "look before you leap," to see what a chosen career is really like. It provides a realistic view of a career field, identifies job skills needed, and helps facilitate career decision making -- all in a short-term, 'day in the life' type setting.

Another benefit is that students can add these externships to their resume. In doing so, it is important to add a brief explanation of learning outcomes, just as you would if you were adding an internship or fellowship to your resume. Sometimes externships will include hands-on training, and that is something valuable to add to your resume.

So, how can you get the most out of your externship? There are several ways this can be done which involve preparation before the externship, focus during the externship, and evaluation following the externship.


Before you accept an externship, prepare a checklist that identifies all the critical aspects you are looking for in a career setting. According to Forbes, "People who are happiest and most fulfilled live what is the perfect job, career and life for them." So, begin my asking yourself what makes you the happiest? What is your passion? What would you be happiest doing the rest of your career? Forbes recommends you make a list of all the jobs you've ever had, then write down what you liked and disliked about each one. Add to this list things you've never done but would like to do. Look at your list to see if the perfect job is emerging.

Most perfect jobs are not your first job, but they are a journey that leads you to the perfect job. When evaluating companies for an externship, look at the company to see if they offer an ideal journey to your dream career. Many candidates look only at the salary. While it is tempting to accept a position that pays very well, it may not ultimately fill your overall career passions.

Look at the corporate climate. Do people seem happy there or stressed? Is there a balance between work and family, or is it demanding and encroaching on family life?

Formulate a list of questions that are important to you about working in your chosen career field and what is important to you about the company. This will determine how well the company is checking off the boxes on your list, and how satisfied and fulfilled you might be in that career field.

Focus during the externship

The externship poses the perfect opportunity for you to learn more about your chosen career field as well as the company. This is where your checklist will be important. Now s the time to put your checklist to work. Refer to your checklist often and use it to gather important information that will help you answer all your questins and evaluate career options. Besides salary, which is something you should never ask about, ask many questions while you are there. Find out how long people have worked there; longevity is usually a sign that people are content with their jobs. Learn what career paths are available, including training programs, and/or tuition benefits if additional schooling is required. Is travel involved? If so, how much?

Be sure to speak with employees from different areas. Talk to people not only in the department where you will be spending your externship, but branch out to others in departments such as human resources, marketing, research and development, and sales. Most jobs will require functioning with other departments, so it is important to understand how your job relates to others within the company.

Also, talk to both those who have been with the company for a long time as well as those who are the "newbies." Each will have their perspective, but you want to make sure it is a positive one. Those who have been with the company for some time may have started in one position and worked their way into their perfect job. Find out how they did it and if they are happy in their chosen career.

Learning as much about the company and the career field itself will help round out your perception of what to expect and the reality of what it will be like to work in this field for the rest of your career.

Evaluation after the externship

During your college years, it is best to experience several externships if you can. Following each externship, evaluate the experience and look at how many boxes it checked off your list. Some people have even created a number value for each box, which ends up giving each externship a rating. Looking at an evaluation on paper creates a powerful visual realization that can help you decide which career field and company is for you.

NOTE: As noted previously, some externships are structured very much like internships. If this is the case, you can learn more about how to make the most of your experience at

These tips will help you make the most of your externship. Externships can pave the way for internships and save you much time and effort to ensure you are focused when selecting an internship. Internships allow for more extensive and up-close, personal association with the company and a deeper view into your field of interest. Externships play an important role toward future enriching work experiences. So be sure to make the most of your externship.


NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center Dental Programs

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center has four American Dental Association-accredited post-graduate programs for dental students who have graduated of an American Dental Association or Canadian Dental Association accredited school.

The residencies are in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and General Dentistry.

Dentalxp’s Online Implant Externship Certificate Program

Dentalxp’s Online Implant Externship Certificate Program is an advanced teaching program in dentistry. The program is designed to teach surgical and restorative implant dentistry that leads to a certificate.

Students who complete the externship program will receive a Certificate of Completion, and Continuing Education Credit. Externs will receive training in areas that include bone augmentation and grafting, implant prosthetics, soft tissue enhancement, sinus augmentation, and extraction site management.

State of Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County Judicial Externship

State of Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County Judicial Externship offers experiential work externships to law students in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Students who have completed the first year of law school and are in good academic standing may apply.

Judicial externships are 6-12 weeks during the summer; length may vary for Spring and Fall. Externs work in a judge's chambers and receive either school credit, a stipend from an outside agency or to gain experience working in the court system.

Superior Court of California County of Orange Law Student Externship

Superior Court of California Law Student Externship is offered to law students throughout the year at Justice Center Courtrooms in California. Externships are available at Santa Ana, Orange, Westminster, Fullerton, and Newport Beach, California.

Law students may choose the area they are most interested in, such as General Civil, Limited Civil, Criminal, Family Law, Juvenile or Probate. Externs receive no pay but gain valuable experience in various areas of law practice.

Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters Student Nurse Externships

Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters Student Nurse Externships offer clinical experience with pay for nursing students. The externship program is open to BSN nursing students who have completed at least 2 semesters of clinicals and are in good standing at an accredited school of nursing.

The 10-week externship program runs from mid-May through mid-August every year. Externs work 8- or 12-hour shifts with pay; some shifts will be day-night and rotations may include occasional weekend shifts. Nursing students learn through observation, clinical practice and classroom experience.

Mayo Clinic Summer III Nursing Externship

Mayo Clinic Summer III Nursing Externship is open to nursing students every summer at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota. Students who are at the Junior level in school may apply. 

Externs work with clinical coaches as well as RNs in a variety of clinical settings, including working on trauma patients and performing CPR. They are exposed to challenging yet rewarding environments and experiences.

Dayton Children's Summer Nurse Extern Program

Dayton Children's Summer Nurse Extern Program is open to nursing students currently enrolled at Wright State University or Cedarville University and will graduate no later than the spring following their externship. Applicants must have completed all junior-level courses.

The Summer Nurse Extern program is 8 weeks and includes pay. Externs work 36-40 hours a week at Dayton Children's Hospital. Externs may choose one of the following pediatric specialities: Almost Home Unit, Emergency Department, General Pediatrics, Inpatient Hematology/Oncology, Intermediate Care Unit, Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Surgical Services or House Float.

Gwinnett Medical Center Nurse Extern Program

Gwinnett Medical Center Nurse Extern Program is available to nursing students enrolled in an accredited nursing program. Candidates must be in good academic standing and be in their last year of nursing school.

Externs will gain valuable clinical knowledge and skills through the summer externship and receive experience in Oncology, Medical, Surgical, Cardiac, Orthopedic/Surgical Specialties, Emergency Services, Neuroscience and Spine, ICU, Labor & Delivery, Mother/Infant, NICU, High Risk Pregnancy Unit, Surgical Services, and Nursing Imaging.

Good Shepherd Student Nurse Extern Program

Good Shepherd Student Nurse Extern Program is for students currently attending an accredited nursing school. Applicants should have completed 1-2 clinical semesters before applying.

The extern program offers competitive pay and an opportunity for nursing students to get hands-on experience with a healthcare team under the direct supervision of registered nurses. Externs receive training in nursing competencies, healthcare computer training, and documentation training.

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Nurse Extern Program

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Nurse Extern Program provides externships for students entering their final semester of nursing school. Externships are offered in the Spring and in the Winter.

Winter externships run from June - December, and Spring externships run from December - May. Externships are offered in Cardiac Observation, Emergency Care Center, Medical/Surgical, Medical/Surgical Intensive Care, Neuroscience/Stroke, Observation Care Center, Oncology, Ortho/Spine, Telemetry, and Vascular. Applicants must be ranked in the top 15 percent of their class.

Friendship Hospital Veterinary Externship

Friendship Hospital Veterinary Externship is an opportunity for veterinary students to learn more about their field in a high-quality clinic. The rotating externship provides observational opportunities in Primary Care, Urgent Care and Specialty Services.

Externs shadow specialists in various departments, such as Neurology, Specialty Surgery, Internal Medicine, Diagnostic Imaging, Anesthesia and others. Although no direct patient care is included, externs will learn much by shadowing specialists.

Pacific Dental Services Externship

Pacific Dental Services Externship is open to any dental assistant currently attending an ADA-accredited school. This is an opportunity for dental students to get hands-on experience under the direct supervision of highly-qualified dentists and hygienists.

Candidates should be proficient in coronal polishing and sealant placement; patient counseling, including postoperative care and general oral health; understanding of evidence based dentistry; and have excellent communication skills.

American Medical Clinicals (AMC) Internal Medicine Externship Program

American Medical Clinicals (AMC) Internal Medicine Externship Program is open to ECFMG certified graduate doctors. The externships are offered at The Internal Medicine Department at Providence Hospital in Washington, DC.

Throughout the externship, externs will gain experience through four inpatient rotations, including in-patient medical floor, intensive care unit (ICU), coronary/cardiac care unit (CCU) and night float. They will have 3 months of hands-on, in-patient experience, do morning reports, grand rounds and teaching rounds, and noon conferences.

Cima Hospice Externships

Cima Hospice Externships are offered to students who are interested in pursuing careers within the healthcare field. Externship opportunities are available for San Antonio Texas College students on campus and online.

Externships offer a rich, volunteer experience and a great educational opportunity for students. Externs will be able to work with Social Workers, Chaplains, RNs, LVNs, CNAs, and medical administrative staff in providing compassionate end-of-life care for over 300 patients in the San Antonio, Texas area.

InovaTrauma Acute Care Surgery Externship

InovaTrauma Acute Care Surgery Externship and Jobs
InovaTrauma Acute Care Surgery Externship is for pre-professional students considering careers in medicine. Externships provide a full-time, two-week commitment where students will gain insight and experience within the area of trauma care.

The application deadline is usually at the end of January, and the externship runs for about two weeks beginning in June. Although unpaid, the program is designed to give students an in-depth view of a career in trauma care. Externs will learn first-hand by interacting directly with trauma surgeons and will be present during daily rounds, patient assessments, emergency resuscitation and surgical procedures.