Non-academic externships introduce students to the challenges of global oral health care. Some opportunities allow students to develop skills by working directly with underserved populations in developing nations. Other programs provide professional and cultural enrichment only. Non-academic externships are completed during students’ vacation periods or other free time.
Non-Academic Externship Sites
- Dominican Republic (Catholic Charities and Somos Amigos)
- Honduras (Cure International)
- Nepal (National Dental Hospital)
- Philippines (Philippines-American Medical Mission)