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Nurse Externship Program

At Boulder Community Health (BCH), we strive to create and care for the healthiest community in the nation. We invite you to explore our new Nurse Externship Program, this is a temporary and part-time employment opportunity for nursing students who meet specific criteria.

Interested students will gain valuable skills and knowledge by applying fundamentals of nursing under the guidance of an experienced nurse mentor. During your experience, you will be an integral member of an interdisciplinary health care team and work alongside nurses at BCH. We assist externs in building their self-confidence and building skills related to critical thinking, time-management, clinical competence, and communication.

Applications will be accepted year-round. For more information, please contact: Maddy Gebhardt at or Bernadine Sharp, Talent Acquisition Supervisor-

Applicant Eligibility:

  • Currently enrolled in accredited nursing program
  • Completed 1st year of a 2-year nursing program, or 3rd year of a 4-year baccalaureate nursing program, or equivalent for accelerated programs.
  • Completed clinical rotations in Medical/Surgical unit
  • Must be able to provide documentation of class courses and competencies completed in 1st year of nursing school for validation.

Uncompromising medical excellence delivered with respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built a strong reputation on these values. As community-owned and operated nonprofit hospital and clinic locations, we remain dedicated to the evolving needs of our citizens and providing access to high-quality care.

Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Boulder lifestyle is conducive to enjoying the outdoors and brings a fresh perspective to healthcare practice.

Surround yourself with natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community. Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and equipment along with competitive compensation and benefits, including health/dental/life, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center, Employee Wellness, Employee Activities & Discounts, and many more.

For additional questions regarding the Nurse Externship Program, please contact: Maddy Gebhardt at or Bernadine Sharp, Talent Acquisition Supervisor-