School of Nursing

Career Services

Services for OHSU nursing students

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The Office of Student Affairs & Diversity provides a variety of in-person and online support for students affiliated with the School of Nursing including our annual career fair, information sessions from NCLEX prep companies, guest speakers, and alumni networking opportunities. Additional opportunities are provided throughout the year by the student organizations on each campus.

Job openings:

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Liquid Compass is partnering with the OHSU School of Nursing to provide real time healthcare job openings nationwide for our student community and alumni. There is no cost or fees for students to sign up. The service is free. Get started with your job search today at liquidcompass.com

Nursing residencies and externships :

Students should check in at Student Central for more in-depth information about new grad and APRN residencies and summer externships (OHSU credentials / password required).

Career networking with OHSU alumni:

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The OHSU School of Nursing Alumni Association hosts a private group on LinkedIn for current OHSU nursing students and alumni. This group promotes networking, professional development, career searches and celebrates the great work that our students and alumni are conducting across the globe. OHSU School of Nursing affiliation will be verified before access is granted. Click here- OHSU School of Nursing Alumni Network and request access.

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Career fair for nursing students:

The annual career fair is held in the springtime during the month of April and is located at the School of Nursing building on the Portland campus. The 2019 date is on April 12th from 10:00am - 1:30pm. Recruiters looking to hire OHSU nursing students and/or alumni can contact Trina Ramirez, Student Services Associate at sn-affrs@ohsu.edu 

Nursing students of all levels & alumni looking for jobs as a CNA, RN, NP, Nursing Education or in Nursing Management are encouraged to attend this event. We suggest that you bring a copy of your resume to share with prospective employers. 

Nurse recruiters that have participated in our past fairs include but not limited to:

  • OHSU
  • Providence Health System
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Legacy Health System
  • Marquis Companies
  • Multnomah County
  • US Air Force VA
  • Portland Health Care System
  • Oregon State Hospital
  • Planned Parenthood of Columbia Willamette
  • Samaritan Health Services
  • St. Charles Medical Center
  • Peace Health
  • Adventist Medical Center
  • Franciscan Health System
  • Prestige Care
  • Fresenius Kidney Care
  • Signature Hospice
  • Benton Hospice Services
  • Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
  • Lifeworks NW
  • Oregon Center for Nursing