Most externships require that students be in their junior or senior year of dental school in order to apply. Externships are 1-4 weeks in length. Externs will be able to assist oral and maxillofacial residents with surgery and other procedures as well as attend conferences, seminars and other training opportunities.
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.
Teachers will have the opportunity to work with professionals at various businesses and organizations throughout Iowa. Some of the participating businesses have included Boehringer-Ingelheim, John Deere, Lennox, Monsanto, Pella, Principal Financial, Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, various zoos, and many others.