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International Nursing Students: USA Career Guide

  • Publish Date: Posted 5 months ago
  • Author:by Conexus MedStaff

As an international nursing student studying in the United States on the F1 visa,you’ll no doubt want to start the new year the right way - by setting your career goals and shaping your future in the nursing profession. We understand that transitioning from student life to a professional career can be both thrilling and challenging, especially when navigating the complex process of securing post-graduation plans, including Optional Practical Training (OPT) placement and green card sponsorship. In this article, we provide guidance on how you can ensure a bright future in nursing after graduation. 

Setting career goals

The dawn of a new year is an ideal time to craft realistic and inspiring career goals. Begin by envisioning your aspirations as a nurse in the U.S. healthcare system. Reflect on the specialized areas you wish to explore, whether it's critical care, pediatrics, or any other field. Set goals that align with your passions and strengths.

Partnering with Conexus MedStaff

Conexus MedStaff is more than just a staffing agency; we are committed to the success of international nursing students. Offering green card sponsorship and hospital placements for first nursing assignments post-graduation, Conexus serves as a bridge to kick-start your nursing career in the U.S.

Green Card sponsorship

Navigating the intricacies of obtaining a green card can be daunting and while there are numerous nursing openings across the U.S., sponsorship is essential for those seeking a long-term career here. With a team of immigration specialists, Conexus MedStaff provides support throughout your entire immigration process, facilitating a smooth transition from student visas to permanent residency.

Hospital placement

Your initial nursing assignment post-education is a significant milestone. Conexus places international nursing students on their OPT to work in some of the best healthcare facilities throughout the United States. From metropolitan hubs to rural areas, there’s something for everyone. 

Ongoing education and career development

Through Conexus Academy, we ensure ongoing skill development for your nursing journey, focusing on nurturing growth and expanding the competencies essential for career advancement.

Apply Now

Whether you're nearing the end of your U.S. nursing studies or just embarking on your career journey, Conexus invites you to join our community. For those graduating in 2024, now is the perfect time to explore OPT placement and green card sponsorship, establishing the foundation of your future in U.S. healthcare.