Grow with Lehigh Valley Health Network

Joining an externship is a great way to become immersed in the health care environment. Every student will participate in the delivery of care while under direct supervision of a health care professional. The opportunities for learning are endless! Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) offers skill-development workshops, a chance to shadow in areas of study and the space to network with LVHN leaders.

Connect with us today and get paid to learn skills that will place you in a unique position for a career in the future.

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Gain necessary skills to grow your nursing career through our Nurse Extern I program. Eligible after your freshman year, this externship offers a hands-on opportunity to learn communication, documentation, and patient care skills. Under the guidance of RNs, you'll provide one-on-one patient care, practice therapeutic communication, ensure patient safety, assist with daily care activities, and document in electronic medical records.

Take advantage of this educational opportunity today.


Nurse Extern I




Take a step closer to your nursing career with our Nurse II externship. Open to students after their sophomore year, you'll collaborate with experienced professionals to build essential patient care skills. As a Nurse Extern II, you'll provide direct patient care, including vital signs, blood sugars, EKGs, phlebotomy, and specimen collection. This role enhances your clinical expertise and organizational skills, setting you on the path to success.

Begin your journey today.


Nurse Extern II



Now is the time to embark on your nursing journey and gain high-quality nurse externship experience! Open to students who have completed their junior year. This opportunity offers hands-on training from experienced RNs. Transition to Nurse Extern III before your final year, working directly with a Registered Nurse to develop essential skills, including medication administration/education, IV insertion, and patient assessments. Get ready for your last year with enhanced communication, bedside shift reports, and patient prioritization.

Your nursing journey starts now!


Nurse Extern III

*Disclaimer: Requisition is only open for summer hire.*

Get one step closer to your future career. Join LVHN for our pharmacy tech externship and learn from skilled pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. You will act as support for pharmaceutical therapies and much more. As you learn and further develop your skills through the externship, there will be various resources available to you, including your program leaders.

Grow your skills and knowledge at LVHN.

Pharmacy externship

Join LVHN for an invaluable learning experience. Take advantage of our rehabilitation support externship positions and gain skills that will enhance your clinical knowledge and patient care abilities. As an extern in rehabilitation support, you will have opportunities to network with health care professionals, including physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, leadership and more. Make your post-grad transition seamless! Connecting with us now can help launch your career at LVHN later.

Get your start as a rehab support tech today.

Rehabilitation externship

Further your skills beyond the classroom. LVHN is offering students like you the opportunity to develop your patient assessment, care management and critical thinking skills with our respiratory therapy externship opportunity. While attending the program, you will gain many resources, including a network of health care professionals to guide you, a mentorship opportunity, and a wealth of knowledge. Join today and gain the skills you need to create exceptional patient experiences.

Connect with a team that strives for excellence.

Respiratory therapy externship

Now is your chance to deliver excellence in respiratory care. As an equipment tech respiratory extern, you will learn the proper care for equipment, the correct process for equipment operation and so much more! Not only will you gain valuable skills to further your career, you will also make meaningful connections with colleagues and leadership which may lead to more opportunities at LVHN. 

Take advantage of this educational opportunity and start your journey with LVHN.

Equipment tech respiratory externship