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Indian Health Service Dental Externships

Sponsors
Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Feb 28, 2019
Purpose

Indian Health Service Dental Externships provide an opportunity for dental students to gain professional experience, as well as to determine whether a career with the Indian Health Service (IHS) Division of Oral Health or a position at a specific IHS or Tribal site would be a career path of interest.

Most externships require a commitment of 2-4 weeks between May 1 – September 30.

Program reference guide

Eligibility

Externships are available for dental students between their third and fourth years of school within the months of May through September.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Covers the following travel expenses, up to $2,000:

  • Airfare, which is deducted from the budgeted expenses
  • Lodging (at government rates) when free housing is not available
  • A per diem for miscellaneous expenses

Students must be prepared to cover the travel costs (other than airfare) related to the externship. Reimbursement will be paid upon completion of travel.

Application process

Links to the online application and related forms are available on the program website.

IHS Dental Externship Program Application Video

Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Dental workforce · Health workforce education and training · Oral health



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