Indian Health Service Extern Program

Indian Health Service Extern Program and Jobs
Indian Health Service Extern Program offers paid externships for college students preparing for careers in the health profession. Priority is given to health profession students who are American Indian or Alaska Native. 

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.

Externships are offered in the summer and winter. They are designed to give health profession students hands-on work experience that will enhance their skills and help them learn more about providing health services to Native communities.

The externship is offered by Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. IHS is responsible for providing health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.


The location is usually in MARYLAND.

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