Career Assistance

The School of Nursing Portland campus hosts an annual career fair each Spring. Our fair attracts students from all five OHSU campuses around the state in addition to OHSU School of Nursing alumni. If you are a vendor interested in recruiting OHSU SON students and alumni, and would like to be added to our mailing list to be notified about the event please email .

Online Job Boards

Oregon MPH Job Board

Nursing Sites Worth Bookmarking

Potential Employers

Guide to Hospital Nursing Residencies & New Graduate Programs

List of Hospitals in the U.S.
Magnet Hospitals Nationwide
Oregon Locum Tenems Cooperative

for NPs and Primary Care Providers
Summer Externship Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

Check your Social Media Presence

Your presence on social media is searchable by potential employers, graduate school and other groups. Make sure you are demonstrating professionalism with your online identity.

A Nurses Guide to the Use of Social Media
ANA Tips to Avoid Problems with Social Media

Dos and Don’ts of Social Media for Nurses
Podcast - "How Nurses can Best Utilize LinkedIn"

Build your Resume

Preparing an Effective Resume

Resume Tips for Nurses
Sample OHSU Nursing Resume

Cover Letters

Cover Letter Tips
Guide to Writing Cover Letters from Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Interviewing Tips

Letters of Recommendation

How to Ask for Reference Letter
How to Get a Good Letter of Recommendation
Tips from Hiring Nurses
Whom Should you Ask? 

Ongoing Professional Development

Local and National Nursing Organizations
Nursing Links