School of Nursing

Career Services

Services for OHSU nursing students

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The Office of Student Affairs and 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.

Explore the resources below to assist in your job-seeking or view a list of professional nursing organizations.

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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Professional Development

Many professional nursing organizations have opportunities for nursing students to get involved. Local and national conferences can be a great way to gain leadership experience and meet people within your specific interest area. Many professional organizations offer reduced membership fees, lower conference registration rates and academic scholarships for student nurses.

OHSU encourages a community of collaboration and creativity! Check out the following conferences and nursing organizations to get involved in the nursing community.

Virtual Career Fair Showcase for OHSU nursing students:

The OHSU School of Nursing offers a virtual career fair showcase to OHSU nursing students. Healthcare employers have the opportunity participate and showcase recruitment activities by submitting recruitment & hiring information plus benefits packages and documentation. Employers that participate in the virtual showcase will be accessible to all nursing students throughout Oregon. Participation is authorized in conjunction with a nominal fee. Recruiters who are interested in more information or participation can contact Coordinator of Student Services Trina Ramirez, EdM at the OHSU School of Nursing by emailing 

OHSU nursing students who are searching for careers such as a CNA, RN, NP (MN or DNP), Nursing EducationNursing Management or PhD are encouraged to access recruiting & hiring information at anytime via the OHSU School of Nursing’s intranet site O2 by selecting Academics > School of Nursing > Students > Career Services.

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