Nursing Industry Resources

Nursing Overview

There is a huge demand for qualified and skilled nurses across the country and abroad. Unlike many industries where job opportunities are limited geographically, nurses are needed in all urban and rural communities across the country.

From the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's "Your Nursing Career: A Look at the Facts":

Federal figures project that if current trends continue, the shortage of RNs will continue to grow throughout the next 20 years. By 2020, more than 800,000 RN positions are expected to go unfilled nationwide, according to the National Center for Workforce Analysis, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. But already, in an expanding number of markets, hospitals and other employers are struggling to meet the rising demand for RN care and have stepped up recruitment.

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Nursing at Georgetown University

Georgetown University Department of Nursing
Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service (GERMS)
Georgetown Nursing Organizations
What can I do with my Georgetown Nursing major?
Graduate Nursing Job Search Resources

Industry Career Resources

AACN – Your Nursing Career: Looking at the Facts
RNDeer.com
Nurse Without Borders
Nursing Explorer Career Guide
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Nursing
CareerCornerstone.org – Nursing Overview
DiscoverNursing.com
World Wide Learn - Guide to College Nursing Majors
Preparing for your RN Licensure 
Nurse.com – Student Portal
NursingCAS
NurseGroup Career Reference Guide

Nursing News and Job Search Sites

Nurse.com – news for the nursing industry
Health eCareers Network - nursing jobs
Nurse Recruiter
RN Wanted
NursingJobsRUs
NurseZone
National Healthcare Career Network

Top Nursing Employers

Top minority nursing employers
Top 10 states to be a nurse

Nursing Careers in the U.S. Government

Department of Veterans Affairs – nursing overview
USAJobs Nursing Openings
Federal Bureau of Prisons – RN positions
Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service
National Institutes of Health

Professional Associations and Relevant Organizations

American Nurses Association
American Society of Registered Nurses
National Association of Colleges of Nursing
National Council of State Boards of Nursing
American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
American Organization of Nurse Executives
Infusion Nurses Society
National League for Nursing
National Student Nurses Association
Oncology Nursing Society
Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
American Nursing Informatics Association
National Council of State Boards of Nursing
National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

Connecting with Alumni

Georgetown University's Alumni Career Network
Hoya Gateway
LinkedIn

Nursing Career Fairs

Nurse.com career fair listings