At Cook Children's, you'll find the best pediatric doctors in North Texas. Our professionals put the health and well-being of your child first and foremost.
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Cook Children's provides a complete network of care to children across the state of Texas.
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Looking for a pediatric specialty clinic? Cook Children's has more than 60 locations across North Texas, because even when your child's diagnosis is complicated, finding the right care should be simple.
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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.
The application period for the Summer 2019 Nurse Externship is now closed. Please check back late November - early December for our Summer 2020 application opening.
Nurse externs will complete a 10-week program beginning May 13 and ending July 19, 2019. The externship consists of clinical experience and classroom activities. Externs will be placed on one of the following units based upon the interview:
BSN students with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA who will have completed 2 clinical courses by May 26, 2020 may apply.
Applicants complete an online application as well as an additional information form Two letters of recommendation forms are also required. (We recommend downloading and saving the Request for Additional Information and the Letter of Recommendation to your computer before completing or sending to your references.)
Request for additional information form
Letter of recommendation form
You must complete the online application and submit all your required documentation together in one envelope by February 3, 2020. The two individuals completing the Letters of Recommendation should send the letter directly to email@example.com.
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.
For questions, please contact Organizational and Professional Development:
Jennifer Stephen, MSN, RN, CPN
Katy Yanez, MSN, RN, CNOR