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Indian Health Service Extern Program

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.

Indian Health Service Externship

Indian Health Service Externship offers a professional work experience for dental students. The externship includes excellent pay and benefits.

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.

Medical Student Summer Clinical Externship (MSSCE)

Medical Student Summer Clinical Externship (MSSCE) is for medical students who want a clinical work experience in the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R). The externship gives students an opportunity to explore a wide range of inpatient and outpatient clinical areas of patient care.

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.

Johns Hopkins Clinical Nurse Externships

Johns Hopkins Clinical Nurse Externships are offered to nursing students who have completed at least one clinical practicum in an acute-care hospital. The externship includes pay and an opportunity to gain more hands-on experience in performing patient care duties.

Applicants must be willing to work at least one shift a week during the school semester. To be eligible to apply, nursing students must have completed their nursing school course work as required by the Maryland Board of Nursing and obtain their CNA certification two weeks prior to the start of the externship.

Foreign Medical Graduate U.S. Externships

Foreign Medical Graduate (FMG) U.S. Externships offer foreign medical students a hands-on clinical program that matches residency program requirements. It fills the experience requirement for students when they apply for a residency.

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.

Indian Health Service Extern Program

Indian Health Service Extern Program offers American Indian or Alaska Native students in the health field a chance to use their skills and discover career opportunities as an Indian health professional. This is a paid externship for health profession students.

Eligible fields of study include nursing, pharmacy, medicine, dentistry, psychology, optometry, physical therapy, medical technology and social work. Eligibility includes students who are recipients of scholarships in the health profession, American Indian or Alaska Native students studying in the health field, or Non-American Indian/Alaska Native students in a health profession.

University of Maryland School of Law Externship Program

Law students at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law have an opportunity to experience their career first-hand by participating in an externship. Students with an interest in governmental and not-for-profit organizations are encouraged to apply.

Externships provide outside-the-classroom experience while earning college credit; a range of 3 - 11 credits are possible. The externship program provides field work experience along with a mandatory field-specific workshop that earns students 1 -2 college credit.

Children's National Medical Center Externship Program

Children's National Medical Center offers externship training programs for medical students that includes the areas of autism, psychology, and neuropsychology. The externships generally are one year in length.

Clinical Externships in Autism Evaluation, Consultation and Treatment are available for students studying psychology with a strong interest in working with children. The externship is held at the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders and offers students training in evaluation, consultation and treatment of autism and related disorders in toddlers, children and adolescents.

Washington College of Law Externship Program

The American University Washington College of Law offers externship programs for students currently pursuing a degree in law at the university. Externships allow students to pursue career options and areas where they might want to practice law.

Externships may be with federal/state/local government agencies or courts. They may also be with non-profit organizations or law firms. All externships receive mentoring by an experienced attorney and are given work projects that reflect real-life experience practicing law.