Nursing

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The following sampling of tools and resources should be combined with your own research. We suggest you use targeted keyword searches to find representative employers and opportunities, explore professional associations, join LinkedIN groups, and browse additional job board postings.  Remember to also search LinkedIN and QuakerNet to connect with Penn alumni in fields related to your interests.

We also suggest using the Career Exploration section of our website for more information or researching by major.

Featured Articles

Is Nursing Leadership Right for You?

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The calling to go into nursing leadership is undeniable for many nurses. Others may feel the urge, but are hesitant or even doubt their ability to manage nursing staff, troubleshoot patient care concerns, and collaborate with the administration. …

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Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants – The Hot Jobs of Healthcare

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How many times have you visited a doctor’s office, urgent care, or hospital and received treatment by a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant? Chances are high that it was more than a few times. This is not a surprise …

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How Can Board Certification Further Your Nursing Career?

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Board certification is perhaps one of the most underutilized methods that nurses have available for advancing their nursing careers. Board certifications are issued by professional organizations to nurses who have met the criteria that each particular organization sets …

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An Environment Like No Other

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This is part of series of posts by recipients of the 2019 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they spent their summer. You can …

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Agency Nursing… the Good, the Bad, the Beautiful

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Agency nursing is a relatively unknown and misunderstood field that is growing in need every day. With staffing shortages abounding in medical facilities of all kinds, more and more nurses are needed to fill the void and in …

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