Graduate Nursing Job Search Resources

Nursing Job Search Resources

The sites below reflect examples of online job search resources specific to nursing. These links connect you to professional association career centers and other nursing job search databases.

Professional Associations for Nursing

The following sites provide examples of professional associations in nursing. In addition to being a home for job opportunities and career resources, professional associations also provide great information on topics such as continuing education, certifications, conferences, networking, and advocacy. Consider getting involved at both local and national levels as you continue to develop.

Federal Government

USAJOBS is the federal government’s official one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information including the Department of Veterans Affairs. Examples of helpful search terms could include, “Nurse Practitioner” or “Advanced Practice”.

Georgetown University Career Resource

Handshake is the Cawley Career Education Center’s career management system. It is one of many tools available to assist you with identifying full-time and part-time opportunities. Follow the instructions via the link below to create your account.

Higher Education Staff and Faculty Positions

Higher education is an industry that offers both clinical and faculty nursing opportunities. The resources below allow you to search for both types of positions based on your interests.

International Opportunities

Set up a free account through Georgetown University to explore these resources which include international job postings, information on work authorizations, interviewing, resumes, and other tools to help support your pursuit of a career abroad.

General Online Job Search: Examples of Nursing Focus

In addition to the resources listed above, another method of identifying opportunities is to search for nursing positions through a more general job search website. Below are a few examples that demonstrate ways you can expand your search in a strategic way.