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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
  • Areas Nurse Externs are placed in within the hospital system include:

Gwinnett Medical Center (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.

Gwinnett Medical Center (Duluth)

  • Medical/Telemetry, Surgical/Ortho, Emergency Services, ICU, and Surgical Services – Procedural Nursing/IR and Endoscopy.

Glancy Rehab Center (Duluth)


The 2015 Nurse Extern Program online application will be available to apply to in January, 2015. To be eligible, applicants must be graduating by either December, 2015 or May, 2016. 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, Nurse Extern Program Coordinator, at