Nurse Extern Program

The Nurse Extern Program offers nursing students the opportunity to gain valuable clinical knowledge and skills through temporary summer employment. The program supports the student nurse's professional development by providing:

  • A thorough orientation.
  • An interactive classroom experience.
  • A preceptor who works closely with the nurse extern in a supportive environment.
  • Additional support from the program coordinator.

*The following are areas Externs may be placed in. Placement is subject to availability.

  • GMC–Lawrenceville:
    Oncology, Medical, Surgical, Cardiac, Orthopedic/Surgical Specialties, Emergency Services, Neuroscience and Spine, ICU, Labor & Delivery, Mother/Infant, NICU, High Risk Pregnancy Unit, Surgical Services, and Nursing Imaging.
  • GMC–Duluth:
    Medical/Telemetry, Surgical/Ortho, Emergency Services, ICU, and Surgical Services – Procedural Nursing/IR and Endoscopy.
  • Glancy Rehab Center

Program Information

To be eligible, applicants must be graduating by either December, 2014 or May, 2015 and have a 3.0 GPA.

To search for a job position: Visit and click on “Search Jobs” to the right. When the Extern page opens proceed to follow the directions, search for the “Extern” position and apply. Note: this is a generic position. Applicants are chosen and placed into areas per availability.

The deadline to apply and submit your official transcripts is February 15, 2014 (reference letters are not required). All applications are to be completed on-line. The position will be removed from the website after February 15th, 2014 and no applications will be accepted after that date.

Mail official transcripts to the following address by February 15, 2014:
Gwinnett Medical Center
Attn: Linda Horst, Learning Resources
100 Medical Center Blvd., Suite 115
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

We hope you’ll come join us at GMC. As part of the GMC team you’ll be taking a giant step forward in building your future professional nursing career. For more information, email Linda Horst, the Nurse Extern Program Coordinator, at

We wish you all the best in your nursing career!

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