Summer veterinary externships are 4-6 weeks in duration and are competitive; students wishing to apply must submit their applications by November 1 of the previous year in which they want to work as an intern. Externs will work closely with veterinarians on both clinical and non-clinical aspects of their jobs.
The residencies are in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and General Dentistry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Up to 35 students are chosen every year to participate in externships in clinical psychology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Zucker Hillside Hospital in New York. Externships are 12 months long and focus on clinical and research activities. Several different externships are available. They may focus on adult psychology, child and adolescent psychology, trauma psychology and others.
Externships vary in levels and include Assistant Clinical I, II and III, and Assistant Final Clinical Practicum. Assistant Clinical I, II and III require students to complete a 90-hour clinical at an affiliate site that provides physical therapy services. Assistant Final Clinical Practicum requires a 360-hour clinical.
The externship includes a salary that is based on each student's experience and level of training. Eligible students must be pursuing a degree in the health care industry and have a grade point average of 2.0 or above.
Externs will work in the Indian Health Service (IHS) Division of Oral Health (DOH), or at a specific IHS or Tribal site. State-of-the-art facilities offer dental students an opportunity to work with real patients and also pursue career opportunities in the field of dentistry.
Students with prior clinical experience will receive hands-on work, including working directly with patients and serving as dental assistants. Students without experience may observe. Both provide a unique learning experience for students.
The externship is eight weeks in length. Applicants must be currently attending American allopathic and osteopathic medical schools. Each extern will have a mentor who is a clinician-educator. Only one or two students per site are chosen for an externship.
The externships are for students who are in their third year of medical school or beyond, who have completed their assessment coursework, and who have had prior externship experience with testing, and direct clinical experience with children. Externs will participate in doing testing, evaluating test results, forming diagnoses, and providing feedback to parents. The on-the-job training will prepare students for careers in autism, neuropsychology and psychology in treating children.
Externs will work with experienced veterinarians and receive supervision as well as training and hands-on experience. Students interested in applying for the program must be in good standing on their clinical rotations. Externs must be sponsored by a NJVMA member veterinarian.
Interested students must be senior veterinary students in their clinical year of study at veterinary school. The externship lasts 2-4 weeks and is generally offered during the months of April through November.
Whether students are looking for experience in the field of medicine, providing software and technology support, or developing health and other programs for the clinic, they are sure to find an experience that will enrich their classroom learning.
The externship program requires students to have a grade point average of 3.4 or above and be in their junior year of college. The extern program also requires students to work one clinical shift a week after they have completed the didactic portion of their respiratory program.
Externships give students an opportunity to observe and learn more about career occupations in the health care system. The positions are unpaid; students may receive college credit for completing externships. A grade point average of 2.5 or 3.0 is required, depending on the position. Each position will also have its own skills and course level requirements.
Eligible students must be in their third or fourth year of graduate study to apply. They are also required to have completed at least one externship before applying for the JBFCS externship. Required coursework that must be completed before applying includes cognitive and projective testing.