The University of Maryland 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 are given the opportunity to 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. Our Student Nurses are offered a flexible schedule so that they can continue to be successful and meet the requirements of their nursing program.

Student Nurse Summer Program

UM St. Joseph offers a Student Nurse summer program for those who have been employed in the organization for at least 6 months, excel at their position and display dedication to their future nursing career. Student Nurse summer positions are available to nursing students currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program.

The Student Nurse summer program consists of four 6-8 hour seminars in addition to the hours worked on the unit. The program strives to meet the Student Nurses at the level of individual academic development, while providing the necessary support to ease the transition from Student Nurse to Registered Nurse. The goal of the program is to introduce the future professional nurse to the culture of our institution, with the intent of hiring strong and engaged new graduates.

Program Details

The Student Nurse program consists of:

  • Interactive learning activities
  • Discussions on topics relevant to nursing students
  • Hands-on review of clinical skills
  • The opportunity to shadow nurses in various clinical settings

In order to gain an invitation into this program, Student Nurses must be recommended by their manager to our Center for Clinical Excellence team.

Open Positions

Find a Student Nurse opportunity at UM SJMC.