Experience 10 weeks of hands-on learning, camaraderie, and fun!
As a participant of the program, you will receive an hourly wage. This externship will be your summer job and you’ll receive credit from your college.
Throughout the summer, you will be considered a temporary UHS employee as well as a nursing student. This will give you learning experiences unrivaled by your coursework alone. Externs will have the opportunity to spend over 300 hours in the clinical environment during the summer program, greatly increasing their total patient contact during nursing school and giving their resumes an edge over other grads.
You will be enrolled in your school’s externship course, which may fulfill an elective requirement. You will gain hands-on experience as well as participate in case review, debriefing, and practical skills education.
Due to our academic partnerships, participants in the Extern Program will have the opportunity to function in an expanded scope. Few other Nurse Extern programs offer this benefit! Gain the confidence and skills you need to be successful in your RN career.
Upon completion of the externship, you will have the opportunity to continue employment with UHS as a Nursing Assistant or Clinical Sitter, as you complete your degree. If you are participating in the UHS EIP, you will be guaranteed employment in the UHSH Nurse Residency program after your graduation.
During the externship period, you will always have supervision, assistance, and mentorship from two experienced nurses who will be assigned to you specifically. Gain relationships with real UHS nurses as you explore real-life skills and grow in confidence.
We’re offering an exclusive opportunity for local nursing students to significantly increase their hours of patient contact prior to graduation.
The Summer Nursing Externship Program enables you to function in an expanded scope and develop the skills you need with paid, hands-on training. Grow your confidence while you gain experience in your field with real patients.