Nurse Summer Extern Program

The Nurse Summer Extern Program allows the student to gain hands-on experience in two different clinical locations. Participants will work as an NA II with an assigned RN preceptor.

Program Benefits

  • Enhanced clinical competence while gaining self-confidence working in a large academic medical center
  • Weekly 4-hour educational sessions include shadowing in area of interest and attending educational sessions (simulation, opportunity to practice RN skills and attend didactic sessions such as dysrhythmia recognition)
  • Opportunity to continue employment as NA II at end of program
  • Paid employment for 40 hours/week
  • Opportunity to meet and engage with nursing leadership 

Testimonials

Hear what previous externs have said about the program:  

  • “I feel so much more confident and competent going into my senior year! I am grateful I got this experience.”
  • “I feel so much more comfortable in the hospital setting and just being around patients than I did in school. I feel like this experience gave me a leg up on clinicals for the coming year.”

How to apply

Applications are now being accepted. Interviews will take place in the spring. Apply now

System Requirements

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  • Windows: Internet Explorer 7, 8 and 9; Firefox 7
  • Mac: Safari 3, 4, 5; Firefox 3.6 and 7

Quick Reference

Human Resources
General Employment

Phone 336-716-4717
FAX 336-716-5656

Nurse Recruitment

Phone 336-716-3339
FAX 336-716-5656

nrsrecrt@wakehealth.edu

General Information

humanresources
@wakehealth.edu

Individuals with Disability

Phone 336-716-3367

accommodationrequest
@wakehealth.edu

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