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Use this Library Research Guide to find resources in Nursing - articles and books, websites, and more. Topics include clinical practice, ethics, nurse practitioners, CINAHL, OVID, acute and critical care, NIH, NLM, research and writing tips, and career in

Searching for a Job

When you are ready to begin your job search, there are a couple of questions you'll want to ask yourself:

  • Am I willing to relocate for a job (e.g.local, national, or international)?
  • Am I looking for entry-level jobs or jobs at a more advanced level?
  • Am I interested in working for a particular company or organization?

Your answers to these questions will help guide you when searching for a job. For example, if you are want to work for a non-profit company, you'll need to be more selective in your job search and possibly search in specialized areas.

Another good option is to search industry-specific job boards This link opens in a new window and check out jobs posted by professional organizations This link opens in a new window in your field. You can also try networking or using social media to find jobs that are available.

Searching for an Internship

Internships and volunteering have a multitude of benefits for college students. They provide the opportunity to apply the knowledge learned in the classroom to real-world situations, gain valuable work experience, get your foot in the door at a company and network, determine if the career you're interning or volunteering for is right for you, obtain references, and more.

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