University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) offers innovative nursing student opportunities that provide hands-on, expert training for career success and lead to job placement. Our programs mold nursing leaders who play a vital role in improving healthcare outcomes.

Practicum to Practice (P3)

The P3 program at all UMMS clinical sites offers nursing students an opportunity to select 1:1 senior practicum placement if they interview for and accept their first job as a clinical nurse on the practicum unit, prior to the start of their practicum. Learn about P3.

Clinical Scholar Program

At UM St. Joseph Medical Center (UM SJMC)

  • Our Clinical Scholar Program is currently available to qualified nursing students entering their final semester of nursing school at Towson University and CCBC Essex students. Student receive a scholarship of $12,000 for their last semester of school in exchange for a two-year commitment to UM SJMC. Learn about the Clinical Scholar Program at UM SJMC.


Recruiting Nurses Through Alliances and Teamwork, or RN STAT Program, is a scholarship and mentoring program that UM Charles Regional Medical Center (UM CRMC) provides to candidates interested in a nursing career. Applicants must first be accepted into the College of Southern Maryland. Learn more about the RN Stat Program.

Student Nurse Program (UM SJMC)

UM St. Joseph Medical Center offers nursing students who have completed their Fundamentals of Nursing course the opportunity to apply for a Student Nurse position. In this position, student nurses work as part of the health care team to begin their patient care experience in a hospital setting in a certified nursing assistant (CNA) role. Learn about the Student Nurse Program at UM SJMC.

Student Nurse Positions

The student nurse position offered at all UMMS facilities is a great opportunity to receive hands-on experience caring for patients of all ages and conditions. You will be able to work flexible hours that help ease the transition to a registered nurse after graduation.