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.
Qualified students must be able to work up to 40 hours per week in Facebook's Washington D.C. office. Ideal candidates will have a strong interest in politics, public policy, and technology. A passion for Facebook and online communication is required, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills, good organizational and project management skills, and, preferably, experience in Internet technology.
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.
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.
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.
Externship applications are accepted throughout the year. Eligible students must be in good standing with their law school and be enrolled in a law school that is accredited by the American Bar Association. Externs will have an opportunity to gain valuable work experience and learn from Chief Counsel attorneys.
The externship is different than just observing. Externships provide real, hands-on work experience for medical students. Externs will work with an attending physician and perform clinical duties such as assessing patient histories and performing physical examinations. All extern duties are done at a hospital under the supervision of a U.S. licensed attending physician.
The program is held every summer at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. The program lasts 10 weeks during which students will be trained for a career as a Nurse Tech. Every year about 50 nursing students from around the country are accepted into the program which includes educational sessions from all areas of specialty.
Externs will work with the Civil Rights Center to provide nondiscriminatory opportunities for current employees as well as those who apply for positions with the U.S. Department of Labor. Students applying for externships may volunteer their skills and service in the areas of external enforcement, internal enforcement or compliance assistance and planning.
Externs may participate in civil litigation, conduct legal research, assist the Justice Department with legal work, draft legal briefs and motions, and assist with federal legal cases. Applicants must be currently attending a U.S. accredited law school, be in good standing, and have excellent legal research and writing skills.
Students at the University of San Diego School of Law may choose to work for an attorney, a government or public interest agency, non-profit trade association, or with a judge. The work experience will teach them various aspects of the law at work in real settings. Students must be in their second or third year of law school in order to apply.
The externships are offered through the Volunteer Student Program (VSP)and are designed to provide veterinary students work experience in food safety and inspection. This is an unpaid externship for students currently enrolled in a college of veterinary medicine and accepted into the FSIS Volunteer Student Program.
Students selected for the externship will spend an entire semester in Washington, D.C. What does an externship provide? It gives real-life experience to students who want to practice in the area of federal law. Approved agencies include a federal government agency, nonprofit organization or public interest group.
Students must have completed at least a third of their courses in law school before applying for an externship. The externship takes them outside the classroom and into real work settings, such as the Executive Office of the President, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Alexandria Commonwealth Attorney's Office, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the U.S. Department of Justice.
Clinics combine classroom theory with actual legal practice. Law students will represent actual clients and be responsible for all the legal work performed, including research and investigation, case planning, client representation and pleading the client's case in court. Clinics cover several areas such as women's rights, domestic violence, juvenile justice, prisoner advocacy, federal legislation and more.
Externships are offered to second- and third-year law students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Externships last one semester. Students may work at a government office, non-profit organization or legal firm. The program supplements classroom learning by giving students real experience in the field of law. The program is designed to help students advance their career goals and develop professional values that will prepare them for a career in law.
Freshman and sophomores at the University of California may apply for externships. Most of the externships are in northern and southern California. There are also some located in New York, Washington D.C. and overseas. They take place during the winter break. Students may apply for up to three externships. If chosen, they must commit to fulfilling the schedule, which generally lasts two weeks.
Students accepted into the externship program may choose to work for the federal government, on the Hill, in judicial chambers, or in local or national non-profit agencies. Students must have completed one year of coursework before applying. They must also complete the course requirements in order to be eligible to participate in the program.
Each year, the CUA Legal Externship Program places over 200 students in externship positions with non-profit organizations, government agencies, congressional offices, judges, law firms, trade associations and corporations. Law students are able to use their knowledge in a workplace setting and explore their career opportunities. Interns work with lawyers and are also assigned a mentor who will review the student’s progress throughout the externship.