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Bon Secours Mercy Health Mary Immaculate - Summer Nurse Extern in Newport News, Virginia

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!

Bon Secours Mercy Health offers selected nursing students the opportunity to gain clinical competence and ease the transition from student to professional through a special summer program.

During the Nurse Externship Program, students are assigned to preceptors who are experienced Registered Nurses chosen for their excellence in practice. Externs participate in a number of clinical experiences and attend special seminars designed to enhance their practice. Externs are assigned to areas that match their personal interests and will complete clinical rotations.

Extern opportunities are available at the following facilities in the Hampton Roads, VA market:

  • Mary Immaculate Medical Center

  • Southampton Medical Center

  • Maryview Medical Center

The Bon Secours Mercy Health Summer Nurse Externship Program is an eight-week, summer program that runs from June 7, 2021- July 16, 2021.

Externs will receive a stipend while in the program and are expected to work the designated schedule with an assigned preceptor, following their preceptor's work schedule.

Externs are also expected to attend all required educational experiences.

The application deadline for all sessions is March 19, 2021. Notification of acceptance will be made in April.

The Summer Nurse Externship Program is very selective as there are more applicants than available externships.


To qualify for the Summer Nurse Externship Program, students must:

  1. Attend an accredited RN school of nursing.

  2. Complete junior-level studies of the Nursing Program.

  3. Commit to the entire summer program.

  4. Complete Online Employment Application

Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

S cheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Other (United States of America)


Nursing Administration - Mary Immaculate

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at .