A degree in nursing prepares you to become a professional nurse with a wide range of career options, from acute care hospitals to community-based settings. Nurses play a key role in patient safety and quality improvement and thus, today, there is an unprecedented demand for professional and advance practice nurses.

Job Titles

Assistant Home CaregiverNurse Anesthetist*
High School NurseNurse Practitioner*
Home Health AideNursing Aide
Home Care NursePatient Care Associate
Hospice NurseRegistered Nurse
Licensed Practical NurseStaff Nurse
Licensed Vocational NurseTravel Nurse
Research Project Manager*Wellness Nurse

Positions that may require additional education, training or licensing are indicated by an (*). Job qualifications are based not only on degree program, but on skills and experience. Students should seek out as many experiential opportunities in their fields of interests as possible, including co-op and internships.

Employers

This is a limited sample of employers who have posted jobs on NUcareers; please note, that they may not currently have positions posted.
Belmont Home CareCrossroads School for Children
Boston Children’s HospitalJoslin Diabetes Center
Bournewood Health SystemsMatch Education
Care DimensionsPrivatus Care Solutions

Industries

This is a sample of the industries that often hire this major.
After-School and Summer ProgramsGovernment
Assisted Living FacilitiesHealthcare
EducationLong Term Care Centers

Internships and Co-ops

These samples titles can be used to research internship opportunities.

  • Nurse Intern
  • Nursing Student Intern
  • Patient Care Intern

Use NUcareersSimplyHired.comIndeed.com, or other internship sites to search for openings.

For more information, please visit the department’s website.

Students enrolled in the College of Professional Studies may click here for co-op and internship information.

Resources

Websites for Career Exploration

Websites for Job Search

Look directly at hospital and health organization websites for positions as well.

Campus Organizations & Activities

For additional student organizations click here.

For additional student involvement opportunities click here.

Professional Associations

LinkedIn Groups

Twitter Handles

@CareerCoachNU

@NEU_Nursing

@NursingTimes

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