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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The externship gives students an opportunity to gain on-the-job experience that will enable them to enter the job force quicker. Students enrolled in Allied’s Medical Billing Program will receive an externship opportunity at no additional cost. Allied’s medical assisting, medical coding and pharmacy technician programs also offer externship opportunities.
Externships are 12 months long. Externs will work 16 hours a week. Their work will include assessing children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders and will be in the Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology.
Medical students must have completed their first year of medical school and in their second year of school before they are eligible to apply for externships. Each session is two weeks long and includes a stipend, housing if required, meals, parking and travel allowance.
The externship is offered at the Methodist Health System in Dallas, Texas. Eligible students are those who are currently attending medical school in the U.S. or Canada. The externship consists of four week block rotations. Externs will receive excellent training in the management of inpatients and some outpatient.
Several different externships are offered to meet the interests of many students. It can include field care, medicine, surgery, sport horse treatment, reproduction and fertility. Students will gain real-world experience in their equine specialty field and work with some of the most valued horses in the world.
Externs will receive hands-on experience in preparing and maintaining instruments, equipment, and materials for dental procedures. They will assist in dental procedures and be supervised by experienced dentists and hygienists. The experience will help students prepare for a career in dental assistance and gain valuable skills that will be required for licensing.
Eligible dental students must be currently enrolled in an ADA-Accredited Dental School which is among those affiliated with Lutheran Medical Center. All participating schools maintain high academic standards and have externship programs designed to give students the best hands-on patient care experience.
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.