Career Services

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

  • Training for resume and cover letter writing
  • Teaching effective job search strategies
  • Demonstrating successful interviewing techniques
  • Conducting mock interview sessions (by appointment only)

The Office of Career Services is located in the Office of Enrollment and Student Affairs on the Plaza Lobby of the SON.  We are open Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm.

Attend the 2019 Fall Career Fair | Friday, September 13th from 11am-1pm
The Career Fair is a great opportunity to connect with recruiters from the local Atlanta area as well as healthcare systems across the southeast region. These organizations are seeking qualified SON students and graduates for open positions. Join us in the Plaza Lobby of the School of Nursing to connect with recruiters!

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

Walk-in Sessions
Walk-in appointments will be taken as availability permits 

Job Postings 
Job postings are provided on the School of Nursing Facebook and LinkedIn web pages for students and alumni. To access employment listings on Handshake, click here. You do not need to create an account. Simply login using your Emory credentials!

For community based opportunities such as babysitting or personal care assistance, please click here.

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

LiquidCompass Job Search Portal
LiquidCompass provides a powerful new job search resource for undergraduate and graduate students. LiquidCompass provides "hiring sheets" that contain all current nursing job openings across all major employers including:
  • Tech and nursing support jobs for current students
  • RN positions for new graduates
  • Advanced degree positions for graduate students
Visit Emory's LiquidCompass site
Recruiter Information Sessions 
Several recruiter information sessions are scheduled each semester and include resume writing and interviewing tips with nurse recruiters from Emory Healthcare and mock interview programs. Several recruiters also provide lunch for those that attend!

Other special programming will include etiquette dinners and networking events such as speed networking which is coordinated by the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at the SON. 

Career Fair
The Career Fair is a great opportunity to connect with recruiters from the local Atlanta area as well as healthcare systems across the southeast region. These organizations are seeking qualified SON students and graduates for open positions.

 Job Postings 

Job postings are provided on the School of Nursing Facebook and LinkedIn web pages for students and alumni.  Make sure to join the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing LinkedIn group by clicking here to receive announcements, make connections, and to be notified of job postings.


For community based opportunities such as babysitting or personal care assistance, please click here.


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

Schedule an individual resume review session

Career Fair
The Career Fair is great opportunity to connect with recruiters from the local Atlanta area as well as healthcare systems across the southeast region.  These organizations are seeking qualified SON students and graduates for open positions. The next career fair will take place on Friday, September 13th from 11am-1pm in the Plaza Lobby of the School of Nursing.

Career Fair
The Career Fair is held twice a year, in the Fall & Spring semester. The Career Fair 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.

Fall 2019 Career Fair: REGISTRATION CLOSED.

2019 October Career Fair: To register, click here. This year, we are hosting an additional career fair with a focus on APRN positions and RN level non-acute care positions. If you wish to recruit for RN residency or RN acute care positions, please contact Andrew Plush at aplush@emory.edu.


Job Postings 

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

You can also send your job announcements to the Office of Career Services for immediate distribution to both students and alumni.  These opportunities are posted online and distributed in-house as soon as they are provided to the SON.  E-mail your announcement to Andrew Plush (aplush@emory.edu) or fax it to 404.727.8509.

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.

To find out more about hiring Emory nurses or to schedule a recruiting visit, please contact:

Andrew Plush
Assistant Director of Career Services
aplush@emory.edu | (404) 727-8300

We are pleased to offer you professional business cards.

Sample business card

Business Card could also include the following language:

Mary Smith
BSN Candidate, 2019
Emory International Student Nursing Association, President

or

Mary Smith
MSN Candidate, December 2019
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.