Internship Program

The Carle Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery offers two one-year internship positions per year for dental school graduates interested in gaining further experience in the specialty. The position includes equal clinical responsibilities, privileges, salary and benefits as the first year resident. The intern will participate in the outpatient clinic, operating room and emergency room. The intern will share call responsibility and participate in the daily care of inpatients and outpatients to function as an integral part of the resident team. Additionally, the intern participates fully in all didactic conferences and is enrolled in the Core Concepts of Physical Diagnosis course to improve examination skills.

Below are the requirements for all internship applicants:

  • Must obtain a DDS/DMD degree from an ADA accredited program
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a Canadian citizen on a J-1 visa
  • Must have a National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Comprehensive Basic Science Examination (CBSE) score
  • Must be eligible for an Illinois Temporary Dental Training License (Please visit the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations (IDFPR) website for further information)

Applications for the internship positions will be considered immediately following the match. If you have already applied to the residency via PASS and did not match, your application will automatically be considered. If you are applying for the internship position only and do not have a PASS application, please fill out the application below. In addition to completing the application, please send your CV, photo, undergraduate transcripts and dental school transcripts via email to

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