Externships in AEGD, Endodontics, Orthodontics, Periodontics, or Prosthodontics

An externship program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD), Endodontics, Orthodontics, Periodontics, or Prosthodontics is available for third or fourth year dental students enrolled in US or Canadian dental schools. Externs attend classes and observe the postdoctoral students in the clinic. There is a limit of two externs per month and per specialty. Externships can be for up to one week during the Fall semester (September through December) and Spring semester (January through April). Excluding the following periods: June through August, and all US Holidays.

Admissions Requirements

  • All applicants must be enrolled in their 3rd or 4th year of a US or Canadian dental school.
  • A letter from the Dean or other official at the dental school granting permission for the student to participate in this program is required.
  • Applicants must submit an application to be considered. Availability of places is limited.

There is no tuition charge for this program, but participants must find their own housing and pay for their transportation and living expenses.

To apply please download the application. Submit the completed application along with supporting documentation to cdm-pgadmissions@columbia.edu

If you have additional questions, write to: cdm-pgadmissions@columbia.edu