BMCC nursing students also have the opportunity to participate in NYC hospital externship programs.
NYC Hospital Experience
The extern program give student nurses the opportunity to gain added clinical experiences and exposure to a hospital environment. Conferences and seminars that enhance nursing content knowledge may be included.
Bellevue Hospital Externship
Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan provides externship opportunities for Nursing school graduates as do other hospitals in the New York City area. The Margaret Whitehorne Student Nurse Service Program is a 10-week summer internship, which gives students a range of experience in departments ranging from surgery to psychiatric. Learn more about the Bellevue program.
Where possible, students should try to participate in the externship program. Besides the experiences gained, the summer position enhances the graduate’s ability to obtain a job upon completion of the program.
NOTE: All students are advised that wearing the school’s uniform while engaging in the summer extern program is prohibited.