Nurse Networking Day 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Atrium of the College of Health and Human Services building

Go to information for students  | Go to details and registration for employers

FOR STUDENTS

The 16th annual Nurse Networking event will be held on Tuesday, August 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the atrium of the College of Health and Human Services. The Nurse Networking event is part of the WMU College of Health and Human Services Nursing Orientation Day taking place on Tuesday, August 29. The Nurse Networking event provides nursing students of all levels the opportunity to network with health care agencies and organizations over lunch and learn about about future internships, externships, and employment opportunities. 

  • Immediately after picking up their packets in the morning, all nursing students must swipe their Bronco Cards at the Career and Student Employment Services table.
  • Wear professional attire and bring copies of resumes. 
  • Visit Career and Student Employment Services beforehand to get help with researching employers, preparing resumes and personal commercials. 

Student networking times: 

Nurs 2000 level students: 11 to 11:30 a.m. 
Nurs 3000 level students: 11:30 a.m. to noon 
Nurs 4000 level students: noon - 1:00 p.m 

STUDENT REGISTRATION + REGISTERED EMPLOYERS

Questions about Nurse Networking Day 2017 should be directed to Sarah Hagen, Career Development Specialist: sarah.g.hagen@wmich.edu | (269) 387-2745

FOR EMPLOYERS

Event details and registration

  • Nurse Networking recruiters can park and unload their vehicles in front of the College of Health and Human Services (GPS address: 1240 Oakland Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49008) before parking in the designated lot (Lot No. 104 off of Cass Street). See the interactive map of the WMU campus.
  • Employer check-in begins at 10 a.m., and students begin arriving at 11 a.m.
  • Staff nurses and/or nurse recruiters are encouraged to attend, to share their expertise with WMU nursing students in regards to their career-related questions.
  • To be included in the Nursing Networking Event printed information, please register by August 18, 2017
  • Student networking times: 

    Nurs 2000 level students: 11 to 11:30 a.m. 
    Nurs 3000 level students: 11:30 a.m. to noon 
    Nurs 4000 level students: noon - 1:00 p.m 

MAP AND DIRECTIONS

Questions about Nurse Networking Day 2017 should be directed to Sarah Hagen, Career Development Specialist: sarah.g.hagen@wmich.edu | (269) 387-2745

More information

Through study and mastery of current and emerging knowledge, skill and practice, WMU Bronson School of Nursing students are positioned to be highly effective and competitive in the nursing field. Inter-professional activities with other College of Health and Human Services disciplines are available and encouraged, and the facilities include state-of-the-art classrooms and labs.

Both the undergraduate and graduate degrees offered are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, and the school is one of only a few to receive endorsement from the American Holistic Nursing Certification Corporation

The Nurse Networking event is part of the College of Health and Human Services Nursing Orientation Day, taking place on Tuesday, August 29. This event provides nursing students of all levels the opportunity to network with health care agencies and organizations over lunch and learn about about future internships, externships, and employment opportunities. 

This year's Nurse Networking event offers your organization the opportunity to:

  • Meet the Director for Western Michigan University's Bronson School of Nursing
  • Provide current scholarship and/or recruitment information
  • Network with other organizations who also recruit WMU nursing students
  • Inform WMU nursing students on employment application processes for externship/internship as well as part-time or full-time nursing positions. 

WMU, the Bronson School of Nursing, and Career and Student Employment Services are committed to connecting students to opportunities that will ensure smooth transition from school to work. Your participation will equip WMU nursing students with knowledge to successfully transition into the nursing profession.