Academic Divisions

One-Year Orthodontic Internship

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Division of Orthodontics invites applications for up to two single-year internship positions. The Division of Orthodontics has 5 full-time and 16 part-time faculty with diverse research and clinical interests. More information about the Division of Orthodontics.

The purpose is to provide domestic and international candidates with an exceptional post-graduate experience in clinical and didactic orthodontics. The internship will run in conjunction with the orthodontic residency program. Interns will be involved in most classroom and laboratory aspects of orthodontic education except for direct patient care in the Orthodontic Clinic. The Interns will participate in observing, supporting and assisting in orthodontic patient care and ongoing research projects in the Division.

The one-year fee is US $30,000.00. Fees do not include living expenses, health insurance and other costs. Fees and other costs for this internship may not be eligible for federal student loans, deferments, etc. and the intern is responsible for all financial commitments. The intern is not enrolled as a student of any type at Ohio State University. The fee is paid incrementally. A deposit of US $5,000.00 is required at acceptance, the balance to be paid in three payments: the first is due on the internship start date in mid-June, the second on September 1 and the final payment on November 1.

For the 2019-2020 academic year, the application period will open on August 1, 2018 and close on December 21, 2018. All applications will be reviewed and invitations to interview will be extended in mid-January.

A DMD, DDS or equivalent international degree is required. To apply, send an updated CV, statement of purpose, dental school transcripts, Part I National Board scores, three letters of reference, and for international applicants, TOEFL scores, to, with “Application for Internship 2019-2020” in the subject line.


The Ohio State University is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. Qualified women, minorities, Vietnam-era veterans, disabled veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is the policy of The Ohio State University to limit access to communications and to letters of reference to those directly involved with the selection process. However, the status of this policy under the Ohio Open Records Act is unclear. Those seeking confidentiality should indicate that desire in all communications and the University will make every reasonable effort to honor that request within the limits of Ohio law.