Our newly designed summer student extern program is a 10-week paid program offered during the summer months to nursing students interested in exploring a career in pediatric nursing. Summer externs will benefit from a mix of classroom, simulation and hands on experience.

This is a temporary position from May 31- August 12, 2022. You must be available to work 24 hours/week for the entire 10 weeks. Additionally, you may be required to work nights and weekends.

Cincinnati Children’s has committed to a 5 Year Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategic plan. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited RN program
  • Completed at least one hospital based clinical rotation
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Recommendation from faculty
  • Must have completed junior year if attending a BSN program or completed first year in ADN program Compliance with all pre- employment requirements including fully vaccinated for Covid-19


  • Pediatric growth and development
  • Body system assessment
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Medication calculations
  • Critical thinking
  • Resume writing and interview skills


  • Earn money while you learn new skills
  • Increase opportunity for employment after graduation
  • Develop organization and critical thinking skills
  • Increase your professional confidence
  • Utilize and receive real time feedback on skills learned in school
  • 1:1 Precepting

Application process

  • Applications available December 12, 2021
  • Application deadline January 7th, 2022
  • Internal candidates can click here to apply / External candidates can click here to apply
  • Qualified candidates will be invited to interview, either virtual or in person, by January 18, 2022
  • Offers made Feb 21st, 2022


For questions, please email studentservices@cchmc.org