Careers In Nursing

Learn more about specific careers in Nursing

Below is a list of more specific careers in the Nursing field. Click the links below for our detailed career guides in each specific area, complete with real-life job profiles (informational interviews) and all the details you'd want to know to learn if that career is right for you. 

About Nursing Careers

Nurses are healthcare professionals who work under the supervision of physicians to treat a wide range of medical conditions. There are many different types of nurses. Some work with children (pediatric nurses), some work with cancer patients (oncology nurses), some have masters degrees (nurse practitioner), whereas other complete only associates degrees (licensed practical nurses).

The nursing industry is changing at a rapid rate. With advancing technology, a growing population and aging patients, it is an industry that is only going to grow and offer many more exciting job opportunities over the coming years!

Nursing is a rewarding career for the obvious reason: that nurses get to help people who are in need. However, it is also rewarding because nurses have many progression opportunities. Any career in nursing offers some level of advancement, making it attractive to many.

Other Career-Search Resources:

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  • Informational Interviews – Read through interview transcripts with thousands of real-life working professionals to learn more about what think about their job and their career overall.
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