Nursing student resume sample

View this sample resume for a nursing student, or download the nursing student resume template in Word.

Nursing student resume sample

The demand for health care professionals—specifically nurses—is growing at a fast pace. So as a nursing student, you're in a prime position to land top nurse jobs. To do that, resume expert Kim Isaacs says it helps to have a comprehensive resume. For writing tips, view this sample resume for a nursing student that Isaacs created below, or download the nursing student resume template in Word. 

Jobs for nurses are projected to grow by 15% (or 438,100 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, which is much faster than average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). You'll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: CaliforniaTexasNew YorkFlorida, and Pennsylvania; and in the following metropolitan areas: New York CityLos AngelesChicagoHouston, and Boston

As a nurse, you can expect to earn a median wage of $70,000 per year, or $33.65 per hour, according to the BLS.

Additionally, you can search for nursing jobs on Monster.

Nursing student resume template

Abigail Martin, RN
Sometown, CA 55555  |  (555) 555-5555  |

California RN and BSN nursing student offering a combination of diverse clinical experience, academic excellence, compassion, leadership and strong interpersonal skills. Dedicated to providing quality, cost-effective and evidence-based care to help patients achieve optimal outcomes.

“Abigail is an outstanding nurse and a key member of my nursing team…She has demonstrated excellent clinical and technical skills benefitting both general and specialty patient populations...”
– Mary Bates, RN, Nurse Supervisor, GHI Community Hospital


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, 2014 to Present
GPA: 3.8/4.0 | Member: Student Nurses for Progress
Faculty Award for Excellence in Academics | Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing

DEF COLLEGE | Vocational Nursing Certificate, 2014

RN, California Board of Registered Nursing | LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse)
Certifications: ACLS, BLS, CPR and AED (all current)


Student Nurse / Clinical Rotations | 2014 to Present

Develop and implement nursing care plans for patients and coordinate with multidisciplinary team members to facilitate integrated and comprehensive care.

  • Labor & Delivery | GHI COMMUNITIY HOSPITAL (225 hours)

Currently work within Maternity Care Unit, a state-of-the-art birthing center. Gained experience in antepartum, labor, delivery, post-partum and mother-baby care.

  • Medical/Surgical | JKL HEALTH CENTER (250 hours)

Served patients at 105-bed, acute-care facility offering 24-hour emergency services with fast track, surgery, OB/GYN, diagnostic imaging, cardiology, gastroenterology, diabetes education and pediatrics.

  • Hematology Oncology | MNO MEDICAL CENTER (120 hours)

Precepted by RN in the Hematology Oncology Center. Treated hematological disorders and served patients whose malignancies were treated with chemotherapy/radiation.

  • Family Practice | PQR MEDICAL CENTER (150 hours)

Treated ambulatory patents in family practice clinical preceptorship with Valerie Smith, RN.

  • Additional 500 hours completed in ICU, PACU, ED, Telemetry and General Surgery areas at XYZ Hospital and ZYX Health Care System.

Office Manager / Medical Assistant | 2010 to 2014

  • JONATHAN SHULTZ, M.D. — Sometown, CA

Completed routine medical tests including 12-Lead EKG, visual acuity, strep, urinalysis, and pregnancy. Coordinated patient intakes, managed records, received insurance authorizations and processed billing.


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