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Nursing externship program

Cook Children's nursing externship program Cook Children's nursing externship program offers an exceptional pediatric learning opportunity to enhance the extern's role transition, reinforcement of skills, and development of new knowledge.

Nurse externs complete a 10-week program beginning in late May consisting of clinical experience and classroom activities. Externs may select placement from a varied list of clinical units.

BSN students with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA who have completed 2 clinical courses may apply to Cook Children's nursing externship program.

Application process

The application period for the summer of 2015 nursing externship is now closed. Please check back in December for more information about our Summer 2016 program.

The selection process

The nurse extern coordinators will evaluate applications and select candidates for interviews. If you are selected for an interview, a recruiter from Human Resources will call to arrange an appointment.


Applications for the next cohort will be available in December and selections will occur in March.

More information

For questions, please contact:

Jennifer Stephen, MSN, RN, CPN
Education Department
Cook Children's Health Care System
801 Seventh Ave.
Fort Worth, Texas 76104

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