Our Student Nurse Externship is a 9-week program that offers clinical exposure for nursing students enrolled in an accredited ADN or BSN program who are entering the last year of coursework. It combines clinical skills and classroom learning activities to ease the transition from student to professional. Paired with an RN preceptor, the extern will assume the mentor’s schedule and assist with direct patient care.

Requirements*

  • Enrolled in accredited BSN program, entering final year
  • Cumulative and Nursing GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Available to work at least three 12-hour shifts per week, including weekend shifts
  • Meet CHI St. Luke’s Health employment criteria 

Important Dates

  • Program dates: June 6 to August 5
  • Application dates:  January 10 to March 6
  • Interviews will  be scheduled March 9 to April 1

*This program is not for graduating nurses.