The program is offered to students after successful completion of year one in nursing school. It lasts for 8 weeks or 320 hours. Students can earn college credit through the program. The students are taught by registered nurses. Through the program, the students get the opportunity to gain hands on experience. In addition, a paycheck is earned while completing the program.
All facilities who plan to participate in the 2021 Externship Program must first watch this webinar: Externship 2021 Participant Meeting. It is one hour in length and explains the program in detail, including guidelines for COVID19:
Externship Survey and Additional Resources
All externs (funded and non-funded) are requested to complete this survey once they finish their externship hours at participating hospitals.
Complete the online externship survey.