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2024 Summer Nurse Externship Program

SIUE externs

The application for the 2024 UMSL/BJC Nurse Externship Program is open through January 25, 2024. We invite you to apply!

A complete application includes all the items listed below. The deadline to submit application items is January 25th, 2024. Incomplete applications or applications submitted after the due date will not be considered.

Upload below documentation in the provided link or go to bit.ly/2024NEP-Application:

  • Completed 2024 application form for the Nurse Externship Program. The application must be typed.

  •  Letter of interest (in essay format) in the Nurse Externship Program (no longer than two single-spaced pages).

  • Please address the following:

    •  Why you are interested in the Nurse Externship Program

    • What you expect to gain from your experience as a nurse extern

    • Skills, abilities, and personal characteristics that qualify you for the extern program

    • Your future career and educational aspirations

  • Copy of current college transcript. This does not have to be an official transcript. However, it must include all grades for each course and your cumulative GPA. If you would like to submit a transcript inclusive of your Fall2023 grades, do not submit the applications until your Fall grades 2023 are listed on the transcript.
  •  Resume (no more than two pages in length)

Recommendation letters completed by faculty/instructor via the provided link:

  • Two letters of recommendation using the required form. Faculty/clinical instructor must complete NEP online recommendation form via the provided link or go to bit.ly/2024NEP-Recommendation. If preferred, faculty/clinical instructor can upload additional letters of recommendation as an attachment along with the submission.


Only complete applications will be considered (completed application form, letter of Interest, transcript, resume, and two (2) recommendation letters)