What patients and families need to know
This 12– to 14–week paid summer internship includes a four-day orientation, additional clinical orientation to an assigned unit and the opportunity to work closely with a nurse manager, preceptor and supervisor. As a Leading the Advancement of Undergraduate Nurses at Children’s National (LAUNCH) Nurse Trainee, you will experience what it really is like to be a pediatric nurse and you will be able to complete all the tasks a certified nursing assistant may perform. For 2020, the program will have two start dates: May 18 and June 1.
The application for the 2020 LAUNCH Nurse Trainee Program will be posted Nov. 4 – Dec. 6, 2019. Please note the application is posted under the job field category of Internship/Trainee. Applications are only accepted through this posting, and all applications will be reviewed by the Nurse Recruitment Team. Apply now.
All applications should include:
- Completed application
- Cover letter
- Resume: Be sure to outline clinical experience
- Two letters of reference: One letter should be from clinical faculty
Candidates selected for further evaluation will undergo a telephone interview with a member of the Nurse Recruitment Team. Selected candidates will then be invited to attend an in-person open house at Children’s National to meet with unit leadership. The invitation-only open house events will be held Friday, Jan. 10 and Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Final decisions and unit placements will be made by February 2020.
All questions regarding the LAUNCH Nurse Trainee Program should be directed to BeANurse@childrensnational.org.