With your support, Houston Methodist provides exceptional research, education and care that is truly leading medicine. We are very accommodating to nurses who wish to return to school in order to further their training and learn new skills. Houston Methodist is pleased to offer baccalaureate nursing students the opportunity to enhance their learning and understanding of their chosen profession through an internship in our Houston Methodist Advancement into Professional Practice Program (MAPP). Learn in a culture of compassion, innovation and excellence. MAPP students are required to work 24 hours a month for the year-round program and up to 40 hours a week for the summer externship. Applications for the MAPP summer internship are accepted each spring with a January deadline. To apply, you must be currently enrolled in an accredited NLN Nursing School and have completed the first two clinical nursing courses. The new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation, but we’re prepared for any potential cases that may arise in the Houston area. You'll gain valuable experience in observing and practicing nursing skills. We offer flexible scheduling. Whether you choose the year-round program offered for Houston area students or the summer program specifically for students outside the Houston and Galveston region, you will experience hands-on training while working side by side with leading registered nurses (RNs) in direct patient care. Methodist Health System has several programs to help nursing students and current RNs enrich their nursing education and experience. Houston Methodist is pleased to offer baccalaureate nursing students the opportunity to enhance their learning and understanding of their chosen profession through an internship in our Houston Methodist Advancement into Professional Practice Program (MAPP). You'll learn from clinical experiences with various types of pediatric patients and nursing units, formal education, and peer support. Exceptional resources for exceptional health professionals, Research that brings the latest advances to our patients. The Pediatric Nurse Intern Program at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare helps new graduate nurses apply nursing theory, develop skills and perform well in a pediatric setting. Space is limited to the top qualified candidates and is directed toward outstanding individuals who have a passion for administering quality health care. See our patient resources for a variety of helpful tools. Find a location for you and your family near work or home. Individuals who successfully complete the MAPP program will be better prepared to meet the demands and challenges facing tomorrow's nurses. Specific requirements must be met for consideration into the program: Center for Nursing Research, Education and Practice. Faculty recommendations from two of the candidates nursing faculty (1 must be from a clinical instructor). We will advise our community when it’s available. Houston Methodist Hospital looks forward to helping you map out your career path. The assimilation into the health care setting will prove to be a valuable experience as students begin their nursing career. Learn more about specific conditions we specialize in treating. Learn more >, A competitive salary with shift differentials, Housing assistance (for summer program only), Unlimited voluntary participation in Houston Methodist educational opportunities (unpaid), Discount tickets to local and regional special events, Extended clinical opportunities, such as working with nurse practitioners, clinical educators and members of the interdisciplinary team, Rotation of up to three units of interest, Currently enrolled in a nursing baccalaureate program, Have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.2 minimum, Completed one semester in the nursing program, including the fundamentals course work (two semesters for summer externship), Able to work up to 40 hours a week for summer program, Work a minimum of 24 hours a month for year-round program, Hold a current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification through the American Heart Association. MAPP is a paid position, with students assigned to work in a nursing department within Houston Methodist. As a part of our nursing team, MAPP students also have access to the rich educational opportunities at Houston Methodist: Applications for the MAPP year-round internship are accepted in the fall with an October deadline. A COVID-19 vaccine is not yet available to the public. Student nurses can expect to receive a number of benefits for participating in the program: Upon completion of the MAPP program, student nurses in their last semester of nursing school who have maintained a GPA of 3.2 or higher will have the opportunity to be among the first candidates to interview for a full-time, paid position as a Houston Methodist graduate nurse resident. No matter in which direction your journey leads you, we are committed to partnering with you every step of the way. An employment and learning opportunity for baccalaureate nursing students. Put your education to work in the Nurse Extern Program at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare.