Nurse Externs

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.


  • Complete a job application once the position is posted on our Careers website.
  • An official transcript
  • A one page abstract stating what you expect to gain from the program and what you can contribute to Children’s

Opportunities are available in:

  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • ER
  • GI
  • Hematology-Oncology
  • Acute Care Medical
  • Acute Care Surgical
  • Renal

Extern Information

Transcript and Abstract should be directed to:

Children’s Medical Center
Attention: Career Services-HR, Summer Externship Program 
1935 Medical District Drive
Dallas, Texas 75235

Any questions should be sent by email to with subject line NURSE EXTERN. Due to the volume of calls, we are unable to return all phone inquiries. Emails will be answered in the order of sent date.