Practical experience. That's the most important reason to begin your career at Children's. Not only do you gain hands-on knowledge working at Children's, you also will participate in a world-renowned research organization. We support our nurses through internships, externships, scholarships and custom career development programs. Click on the links on the left to learn more about these opportunities.
Children's is the primary teaching facility for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. This means that the outcomes of research can be rapidly transfered to benefit the children in our care.
With a multiplicity of specialty areas and roles, a clinical ladder, support for continuing education and asvanced certification, you can explore many new paths.
New Registered Nurse Graduate Internship
RN Internships are designed for new graduate RNs and experienced RNs who want to specialize in pediatric nursing, pediatric critical care or neonatal intensive care. Internship opportunities are available in Critical Care, Emergency Services, Acute Care Medical and Surgical Pediatrics, NICU, Hematology-Oncology and Perioperative Services. Learn More.
Children's invites student nurses who want to specialize in pediatric nursing to participate in our 10-week summer extern program, which provides theoretical concepts and clinical expertise. BSN students must have completed one clinical rotation. Learn More.
High School Graduates/College Students
Children's Medical Center is one of the first hospitals in Dallas to launch an innovative recruitment program that is specially designed for high school graduates. The JumpStart Program was developed in 2000 to encourage high school graduates with an interest in pursuing a career in healthcare. Learn More.