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Pacific Dental Services Externships

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Pacific Dental Services Externships are available to all dental assistant students currently attending ADA-accredited dental schools. The externship is available in several states where Pacific Dental has affiliated offices. 

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.

Lutheran Medical Center Dental Externships

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Lutheran Medical Center Dental Externships offer work experience programs for current dental students enrolled in participating affiliate schools. Externships are offered at various clinical training sites around the country.

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.

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) Externship Opportunities

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Externship Opportunities are available to dental students to help prepare them for careers as dental surgeons. Students must be currently attending accredited dental schools in the U.S.

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.

Indian Health Service Externship

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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.

Jacobi Medical Center Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Externships

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Externships are offered to current medical students and take place at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, NY, and Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, New York. Eligible students must be attending accredited dental or medical schools in the United States or Canada.

Students with prior clinical experience will receive hands-on work, including working directly with patients and serving as dental assistants. Students without experience may observe. Both provide a unique learning experience for students.

Medical Student Summer Clinical Externship (MSSCE)

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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.

Mercy Health Muskegon Externship

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Mercy Health Muskegon Externship offers an opportunity for medical students in their third or fourth year to gain clinical experience. Flexible schedules are available to meet the needs of medical students.

Externs will gain hands-on experience in many clinical areas. These include family and internal medicine, general and urological surgery, radiology, pathology, pediatrics, oncology, hematology, cardiology, anesthesiology, OB/GYN, and more.

Children's National Health System Externship Training Programs

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Children's National Health System Externship Training Programs offer clinical externships for medical students in various areas of childhood treatment. Externship opportunities are available in autism, neuropsychology and psychology.

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.

Adventist Health System Medical Externships

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Adventist Health System Medical Externships are offered to first-year medical students to give them an opportunity to explore career choices in the field of medicine. The two-week program includes a stipend.

Students must be currently attending a school that is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the organization responsible for accrediting medical education programs leading to an MD degree in the United States and Canada. The externship includes transportation to and from the externship location, lodging and meals, and a weekly stipend.

Animal Medical Center Externships

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Animal Medical Center Externships are available to veterinary students who are in their third or fourth year of veterinary school. Eligible students must be in good academic standing at an AVMA accredited school of Veterinary Medicine.

The externship is a shadowing or observational opportunity for students to learn about veterinary hospital care policies and procedures. The externship includes lectures, medical rounds and continuing education seminars. Externs will also be able to see experienced veterinarians at work in delivering veterinary services such as critical care and emergency, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, pathology, rehabilitation and surgery.

New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association Externships

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New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA) Externships are offered during the summer for veterinary students in New Jersey. The program includes a stipend and externship opportunities for up to ten students each year.

Externs will work with experienced veterinarians and receive supervision as well as training and hands-on experience. Students interested in applying for the program must be in good standing on their clinical rotations. Externs must be sponsored by a NJVMA member veterinarian.

Fairfield Equine Externships

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Fairfield Equine Externships are available to senior veterinary students with a strong interest in equine practice. Students must be planning a career in private practice in the performance horse industry.

Interested students must be senior veterinary students in their clinical year of study at veterinary school. The externship lasts 2-4 weeks and is generally offered during the months of April through November.

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Externships

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Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Externships are open to veterinary students pursuing careers in equine veterinary medicine. The program is primarily for third and fourth year veterinary students or graduate veterinarians, but other veterinary students may apply.

Externships are offered during the months of February through May and range from one week to one month in duration. Students will learn from experienced veterinarians and receive hands-on training in caring for some of the most valuable racing and breeding horses in the world.

Washtenaw County Medical Society Externship Program

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Washtenaw County Medical Society Externship Program is for undergraduate students pursing careers in the field of medicine. It is open to students in Washtenaw and other counties in Michigan.

Eligible students may major in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant, and psychology. Externs will receive mentoring from practicing physicians. The work will take place at a physician's office, at a clinic or other health facility.

Foreign Medical Graduate U.S. Externships

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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.

Miami Valley Hospital Nursing Externship Program

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Miami Valley Hospital Nursing Externship Program is open to nursing students who want an opportunity to gain additional clinical experience. Students who are working toward a BSN or ADN may apply. 

Applicants must be within 12 months of graduation by the time the externship program begins. They are required to have a grade point average of 3.0 or above, with a B or above in nursing and science courses. It is an 8-week paid program for student nurses.

Respiratory Externship Program

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Respiratory Externship Program is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited program and working towards a degree in professional respiratory care. The externship program provides students with skills, knowledge and experience in pediatric respiratory care.

The externship program requires students to have a grade point average of 3.4 or above and be in their junior year of college. The extern program also requires students to work one clinical shift a week after they have completed the didactic portion of their respiratory program.

The Florida Aquarium Veterinary Externship

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The Florida Aquarium Veterinary Externship is open to veterinary students in their fourth year of school. Students may apply during their junior or third year of veterinary school. 

Externs will gain valuable hands-on experience in exotic animal and aquatic medicine. The externship lasts 4-8 weeks and includes observing and assisting with medical procedures on fish, birds, otters, penguins, sea turtles, and other reptiles.

BluePearl Veterinary Partners Externship

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BluePearl Veterinary Partners Externship invites veterinary students to visit any one of their veterinary hospitals to gain greater insight into the field of veterinary medicine. Externships are available in several states. 

By participating in an externship, veterinary students will work with specialists, residents, interns, and senior emergency clinicians. The externships last up to two weeks and give externs an overview of all aspects involved in the medical treatment of animals.

Indian Health Service Extern Program

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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.