Nursing school graduation is just around the corner, and if you're an international nursing student on the F1 visa, it's time to prepare for your future as a nurse in the USA. If you're worried about where to start and what the future will hold, we're here to help. We have a team of experts who specialize in helping international nursing students just like you through every step of the journey - from immigration documentation and the move to a new city, to helping you get acclimated and offering free education to support you in your first job.
As a starting place, here are 3 things you should know if you're an international nursing student graduating in May.
1) Don't wait to apply.
Apply for a job as a U.S. nurse today! The sooner we can get started on helping you keep your immigration status in the U.S., the better chance we have at being successful. Once you apply, we can also offer our services to you and be a source of advice as you make the leap into your first career.
2) You don't need experience working as a nurse to find a great job.
We hire new nursing graduates who trained at a nursing school in the U.S. all the time. To ensure your success in your first job out of school, we provide several orientations, free ongoing personalized education, and professional development. We believe in investing in our healthcare professionals, and this is just one way we will do that throughout the journey.
3) Starting a new job in a new location is a great opportunity to explore the U.S. and meet other international healthcare professionals.
Worried about starting over in a new city? You're not alone. This is a very common fear, and we never want you to feel alone. If you choose Conexus as your employer, we'll place you at a facility with other international healthcare professionals so you can be part of a community. You will also have access to an engagement manager who will help you get acclimated to your new home.
Think of a move to a new city as an opportunity to go on another adventure and explore another part of the U.S.! Plus, when you choose Conexus, we take a extra steps to make sure you start off comfortably by covering the cost of your move and paying for 30 days of housing.