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Student and Graduate Opportunities

Student and Graduate Opportunities

ta---students-and-graduates.jpgNurse graduates

  • UMMC hires nurses pending their completion of the NCLEX and graduation as a nurse graduate. Nurse graduate requisitions are posted three times a year, each prior to your graduation whether it be in the spring, fall or summer that you graduate.
  • UMMC requires new nurse graduates to participate in our transition program. Transition is a 12-month program that establishes a nursing foundation by building confidence through competence. Interactive forums are a combination of classroom style and unit-based education. The unit-based forums are specific to patient populations and unit specific needs. All content is taught by subject matter experts. Participants are highly encouraged to provide feedback in order to constantly improve the transition program.

Student nurse externs

  • UMMC has a great student nurse extern program available every summer for nursing students that have completed two clinical semesters of their nursing program. To participate in this program, you must be in good standing at your school of nursing and have a minimum of a C in all nursing courses.

Student nurse technicians

  • Nursing students have to the ability to work as a student nurse tech at UMMC. To work in this role, you must be enrolled in a full-time RN program and have completed one semester of clinical coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Health Care Professions Student Loan

  • UMMC has an established plan that provides educational assistance for the benefit of future registered nurse employees. Any current nursing student can apply for UMMC's Health Care Professions Student LoanĀ program. Applications are accepted for both the spring and fall semesters. For more information, click here.

Nursing tuition reimbursement

  • Registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) working within the Department of Nursing Service who meet specific requirements may be eligible to participate in a tuition program. For information, click here.