Career Services

Events

The goal of Career Services at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is to assist our students with career planning and job search preparation. We offer a variety of services such as:

  • Guidance for resume and cover letter writing
  • Teaching effective job search and networking strategies
  • Demonstrating successful interviewing techniques
  • Conducting mock interview sessions
  • Connecting with recruiters from across the country

Make an appointment using EagleOps!

Office Locations:

1520 Clifton Rd: Plaza Lobby, Suite P10

250 E Ponce: Coming Fall 2022!

For more information call 404.727.7980.

Events

Career Fair

The Career Fair is a great opportunity to connect with recruiters from healthcare systems across the country. These organizations are looking for qualified School of Nursing students and graduates for open positions. There are opportunities for RN positions, externships, as well as APRN positions. There is a career fair each Fall and Spring semester. You can find more information about any upcoming fairs on EagleOps.

Emory School of Nursing Virtual Career Fair - Fall 2022

Exclusive Job and Externship Postings

The Office of Career Services at the School of Nursing is on EagleOps!  Click here to visit EagleOps to view jobs and externships. You don't need to create a new account. To login, just use your Emory University credentials! All School of Nursing students are given access to EagleOps. If you have issues with EagleOps please send an email to aplush@emory.edu.

You should also visit the Emory SON Liquid Compass job portal for patient care tech positions, residency programs, and even APRN positions. The openings on this site are updated every day. 

To post or search for community-based opportunities such as babysitting, pet-sitting, or personal care assistance, click here!

Employer Information Sessions

Career Services hosts Information Sessions each semester with nurse recruiters from Emory Healthcare and other healthcare organizations.

Other strategic career programming includes resume workshops and mock interviews. Networking events such as speed networking are coordinated by the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at the School of Nursing. Check out EagleOps for upcoming information sessions!

Student Placement Statistics

Our graduates are well prepared for employment after graduation, and they enjoy access to career opportunities around the world.

MSN Career Placement
  • 90% are employed within 3 months of graduation
  • Average starting salary is $102,000
  • 50% of students earn $100,000 or more
  • Top Employers: Emory Healthcare, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Georgia Department of Public Health, Wellstar, CVS Minute Clinic, Texas Children’s Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, UCLA Health, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Pre-Licensure Career Placement (BSN, ABSN, & MN)
  • 97% are employed within 3 months of graduation
  • Average starting salary is $66,000
  • Top Employers: Emory Healthcare, Northside Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Piedmont Health System, Wellstar Health System, Atlanta VA Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center, MedStar Health System, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Children’s National Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Health System

Current Students & Alumni

Individual Appointments

You will be able to discuss your resume, CV, cover letter, interview strategiesand techniques, job search process, and other career-related issues. Toschedule an individual appointment click here.

Job Postings 

To access employment listings on EagleOps, click here. Login using your Emorycredentials!

For community-based opportunities such as babysitting or personal careassistance, please click here.

Online Resources

For your convenience we’ve provided many resources. They include:

Services for Employers

Career Fair

The Career Fair is held twice a year, in the Fall & Spring semester. The Career Fair is virtual and provides an opportunity for recruiters to interact with outstanding nursing talent and for SON students to talk to recruiters. From early career nurses to seasoned nurses with leadership experience, Emory’s Career Fairs offer a uniquely qualified talent pool.

Emory School of Nursing Virtual Career Fair - Fall 2022


Job Postings 

You can post jobs with us using EagleOps. Create a free account and then connect with Emory University to post nursing positions with us. To create an account, click here.

To post community-based positions such as babysitting or personal care assistance, please click here. You will need to create a free account to post. This site is meant only for community-based positions, and all other positions will be removed.

To find out more about hiring Emory nurses, please contact:

Andrew Plush
Assistant Director of Career Services
aplush@emory.edu

Job Hunting Tools

Student Business Cards

We are pleased to offer students the ability to order Emory Branded professional business cards.

Sample business card

Student Business Card could also include the following language:

Mary Smith
BSN Candidate, Spring 2022
Emory Student Nursing Association, President

or

Mary Smith
MSN Candidate, December 2022
Family Nurse Practitioner/Family Nurse Midwife


If you wish to order 250 cards for only $20.00, please follow these easy steps:

  1. Go to OrderPrinting.com and complete the login using this information and the name you want on your business card.
    Account No.: 2052emoryn
    Password: nurse
  2. Remit payment in the amount of $20.00.

  3. You will be sent an email notification when your order is ready for pick up. Please allow 4-5 business days for delivery.

*This service is only for students at Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

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