LinkedIn Field of Study Explorer is designed to help students explore the wide range of careers LinkedIn members have pursued based on their major. Sign in to your account and go to Interests > Education > See fields of study
Vault Downloadable Guides
Career Launcher: Health Care Providers
Vault Career Guide to Nursing
Follow these instructions to download the guides listed above:
Log in to Vault.com (The first time you log in, you will need to follow the "New to Vault?" instructions. You must use your TU email address to create an account.)
Click on the "Guides" tab on the far right
Click on "All Guides (A to Z)" and scroll through the list to find the title you want.
Click the "View Guide" button to access the guide
Internships and Research Opportunities
Getting applied experience in your field is critical. The following resources will allow you to learn more about your department’s opportunities and process, as well introduce you to other major-specific internship posting resources.
Log in to Hire@TU to access Going Global and search for international internships
Careers and Jobs
The resources below are a starting point for your job search. In addition to making use of the Internet to do research, we encourage you to talk to people in the fields you are interested in (don’t forget to use TU’s Career Mentor Database) to learn more about specific opportunities and organizations.
Below are sample interview questions for your field. In preparing for the interview, you’ll also want to review common interview questions (PDF) asked of all majors, thoroughly research the organization, dress professionally, and visit the Interview Skills section of the Career Center’s Web site. You can practice your interview skills online via Big Interview or schedule a mock interview with a Career Center staff member.
How has your training prepared you for a nursing career?
What do you think are the most challenging aspects of meeting patients' needs?
How do you handle a request you disagree with?
Can you describe a time when you had to intervene for a patient, what you did, and why? What was the outcome?
How would you rate yourself in communicating with patients and with families?
Can you describe a situation in which you dealt with a difficult family member?
How do you motivate patients?
Can you describe a time you went beyond the call of duty?
Have you ever been in a situation in which a co-worker put a patient in jeopardy? If so, what did you do about it?
What would you do if you were asked to float to a specialty area you weren't familiar with?
How do you handle delegation issues with unlicensed assistive personnel?
What would you do if you were caring for an alert patient who suddenly got acutely confused and disoriented?
What would you do if you found an elderly patient on the floor in his room? How would you document it?
How would you handle a situation in which you couldn't read a prescriber's orders?
Do you have any professional affiliations?
What do you do to keep current with medical findings and practices?
Professional associations offer many benefits to students, often including reduced-price membership, mentorship programs, “careers in…” information, job and internship listings, field-related conferences and publications, and much more. Be sure to check out sections on the associations’ websites related to students, education, careers, etc.
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