BSN Student Nurse Extern Program

Program Requirements

Please watch for the updated information in mid October 2016

We selected the participants for this year's program. Contact us in mid October for the details about 2017 requirements. Thanks!

Program requirements: review everything before submission.

Download this checklist for your reference. Updates: October 2016

  1. Current enrollment in a BSN nursing program with the goal of becoming a RN
  2. Graduation date: December 2016 or Spring 2017 graduation
  3. Completion of junior level clinical requirements
  4. Completion of a minimum of three (3) clinical rotations by program start date (May 2016)
  5. Students with an interest in a Pediatric placement: completion of at least one clinical experience in a pediatric acute care hospital setting
  6. An overall 3.0 GPA or higher (we don't need your Fall 2016 grades)
  7. Clearly readable unoffical transcript
  8. Two recommendation forms from nursing faculty. ONE (1) of the forms must be from a clinical instructor
  9. Resume
  10. Professional Statement of Interest


Line up your faculty references in advance and have a back up reference if needed.

Program Areas:

  • Adult Critical Care
  • Adult Medical Surgical
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatric Medical Surgical


Contact UsBSN Externship Staff and Location

Mary Anne V. Brancheau, BSN, RN-BC
Educational Nurse Coordinator
Nurse Externship Program & Clinical Placement Coordinator
Professional Development & Education

Mark Erber, MSN, RN
Staff Specialist
Professional Development and Education

Irene Knokh, MA, MEd.,
Instructional Design Consultant;
Nurse Extern Program Coordinator
Professional Development & Education
















Target Audience: UMHS Nursing | Author/Contact: Externship Team| Web Publisher: Irene Knokh| Reviewed: August 2016