Student Career Resources
Resumes, Cover Letters, Checklist, and more
We have resume samples to help you prepare for your clinical search, as well as for your job search. If you need additional assistance with your resume or cover letter, including one-on-one support, there are many professional services available to you. A list of certified resume writers can be found at https://www.thenrwa.com/professionalresumewriters
Resume Proofing Checklist
How does your resume stack up? Includes CV info!
Have a listen! Resume Webinar
Licensing and Certification
Understanding Liability Insurance
How to Run a Case Log Report
More and more employers are asking for your clinical logs, so it's important that you download a copy of your Clinical Log.
Students have Clinical Log access after graduation for all of their submissions.
Check our Job Board
Everyday we hear from employers looking to hire FNU grads. See current positions available:
It’s so important to prepare for your interviews, including learning all you can about the organization you are interviewing with. Take some time to review the organization’s social media and website before the big day. In addition, practice some interview questions by jotting down a few notes; you can then bring your notes to the interview. Don’t forget to prepare for the hardest question of all: “Tell me about yourself.” https://www.careeronestop.org/JobSearch/Interview/common-interview-questions.aspx
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHDrj0_bMQ0 (excellent video; also addresses phone interviews)
Using our Community Map
Contract Negotiation/Salary Negotiation/Starting your Career
Learn the importance of negotiating employment, salary, and benefits. These resources can assist you.
Things to Consider (relocation assistance, etc.)
A common question students have is how to mention willingness to move for a position. It’s a good idea to mention this on your resume and on your cover letter. These articles can assist you in making the most of a new opportunity, no matter how far your new position takes you.
Additional Resources on Preparing for your new Career
There are great resources in the ARC (Academic Resource Center): https://frontiernursing.instructure.com/courses/2146/pages/preparing-for-your-new-career?module_item_id=108112.