Each summer, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital hosts more than fifty nursing students from around the country for a ten-week nurse technician program. Here, students gain valuable, hands-on experience that sets them apart. Our paid externship helps nursing students discover new nursing specialties through paid shadow days. Bi-weekly Lunch and Learn meetings engage nurse technicians in conversations about professional and clinical topics and prepare them for their next role as new graduate nurses. Our nurse technicians even explore Washington, D.C. on a fun local scavenger hunt, an experience that allows them to get to know the city and each other.

Paid internships are available in most specialty areas, and the opportunity to apply for a $10,000 scholarship is available exclusively to participants.

Important dates

Summer 2022 Student Nurse Technician Externship

Upcoming program
Late May through early August 2022

Application period
Online applications will be accepted from November 7 through December 10, 2021

Spots may fill up before the end of the application period, so get your application in early!

Interviews
January through March 2022

 

Eligibility requirements:
  • Rising Junior or Senior BSN-enrolled student
  • Scheduled to complete Med/Surg Clinical by Spring 2022
  • Minimum 3.2 GPA
  • Available for full-time summer employment, including rotating shifts and weekends
Additional application documentation will be requested, including
  • Current resume and cover letter
  • Current official transcript (reflecting a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or greater)
  • Two clinical faculty reference letters (on official university letterhead)
  • Employer reference if you have worked as a Nurse Technician/Extern/CNA/Care Partner
  • Unit or specialty area preference

Sharpen your skills.

The Summer Student Nurse Technician Externship is a paid, 10-week experience. Working alongside MedStar Georgetown’s elite team of Magnet®-recognized nurses, you’ll gain hands-on experience in your area of interest, shadow the pros in a variety of specialty areas, attend educational sessions, and hone your clinical and leadership skills.

Experience Washington, D.C.

Spend your summer diving into all that Washington, D.C., has to offer. With a vibrant arts and music scene, tons of free city activities, amazing restaurants, and a diverse group of nursing students here to explore it all with you, it’s an unforgettable way to spend the summer.

Additional information and resources

Contact us
Please call us at 202-444-1215 or send us an email at nurse.recruit@gunet.georgetown.edu.

Download our Summer 2022 information flyer