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    The IHS Extern Program is an opportunity for students to gain hands-on instructive experience in a healthcare setting before graduation. To learn more about the Extern program at IHS, visit: https://www.ihs.gov/scholarship/ihsexternprogram/

    Not all disciplines are available in all locations/area offices. Contact your local IHS Area Scholarship/Extern Coordinator for more information. Please see "How to Apply" section for IHS Extern Program contact information. To learn more about IHS Locations, please visit: https://www.ihs.gov/locations/.

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    Students will be assigned to an IHS healthcare delivery system (IHS clinic, Urban Indian clinic or health program, Tribal clinic or health program) to participate in a full range of activities in their respective health disciplines or fields. The duties will vary depending on the profession or field entered, year in school, prior experience, etc.

    • Gain working knowledge and experience in your chosen health profession or field with Indian Health Service during non-academic periods for up to 120 work days per calendar year.
    • Assist preceptor in daily duties in field of their academics.
    • Assist and prepare reports on assigned projects.
    • Assist on day to day administrative operations by performing tasks related to their office department functions.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Student/Internship Program Eligibles

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/454321000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.