Your Graduate Nursing Career:

Explore Your Next Step

Whether you know what specialty you’d like to pursue or you want to explore a variety of units, UPMC has an opportunity waiting for you!

Your Graduate Nursing Career:

Explore Your Next Step

Whether you know what specialty you’d like to pursue or you want to explore a variety of units, UPMC has an opportunity waiting for you!

Explore Our GN Opportunities

Find Your Home at UPMC

Calling all soon-to-be and current seniors—secure your GN role now and focus on enjoying your last semester(s)! You’ve worked hard in nursing school and now it’s time to consider your next steps. UPMC’s Graduate Nurse offerings allow you to find the right home for you within our Nursing family when you’re ready, including applying for and securing a position up to a year before your graduation date!

GN Rotational Program (GNRP)

WHO: Students who have an idea of what hospital or specialty they want to work in but want to gain experience across various areas of care and master skills at each level.

WHY: Under guidance of a mentor, flexibility to rotate and explore various units within a track as a full-time GN; remain full-time employee in mutually agreed upon participating unit post-program.

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GN Unit Bundle

WHO: Students who know the hospital and specialty they want to work in, but are flexible with which unit they are placed within that specialty.

WHY: Flexibility of unit preference allows you to lock in your specialty and hospital of choice!

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GN Direct Unit Placement

WHO: Open to both current students looking to stay on their unit and all students who know the hospital, specialty, and unit they are interested in.

WHY: You know exactly where you want to be; why wait? Jump into your area of interest right away!

Note: Internal employees looking to stay on your current unit, visit Infonet and search “Graduate Nurse Direct Unit Placement”

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Find Your Why

Why Choose UPMC Nursing?

We know transitioning from a Student Nurse to GN brings a lot of questions! Here at UPMC, you’ll be supported every step of the way to ensure you feel informed and confident launching your nursing career.

Strong Foundation for Your Career

My Nursing Residency — all newly licensed nurses are enrolled in this curriculum that provides you tools for patient safety, helps you develop your network, and allows you to present an evidence-based project.

Many Locations & Specialities

Whether a small town or city life suits you better, UPMC nurses have opportunities to work in a variety of locations & fields like behavioral health, rehab, surgical services, home health, medical-surgical, ICU, and more!

Valuable Benefits for All Areas of Life

  • BSN differential
  • Total Rewards package to meet you wherever you are in your journey
  • Tuition and student loan assistance
  • Established partnerships for RN-BSN and RN-MSN programs allowing you to further your education at no cost to you

Environment of Excellence

  • Nine Magnet® status hospitals
  • Work with top clinicians, leading researchers, and the most modern equipment and technology in healthcare today
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Take Your Next Step

Did you know we have a team dedicated to helping nursing students find roles at UPMC? Our Nursing University Relations & Candidate Engagement (NURCE) team is here to help you explore opportunities, guide you through every step of the recruitment process - setting you up for success, and hopefully celebrate landing your first GN opportunity at UPMC together. Join the Nursing Talent Network for assistance!

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