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Employers: Your One-Stop Shop 4 Connecting with UMSON Talent

NACE Principles for Professional Practice

Before recruiting at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, please read the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Ethical Professional Practice – Employer Guidelines.

Careers4Nurses is the University of Maryland School of Nursing’s online recruitment system. It serves as your one-stop shop for recruiting UMSON talent -- whether it be for full-time, part-time, entry-level, or experienced positions. Careers4Nurses is FREE for you to use and accessible 24/7.

For questions, email us at

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Frequently Asked Questions

Employers play a vital role in the education and preparation of the nurses. We offer services and recruitment activities in partnership with employers both locally and nationally. We strive to help assist you with connecting with our talented students and alumni. It is our goal to build long-term relationships with our partners. 

What is special about UMSON students and alumni?

University of Maryland School of Nursing is consistently recognized among the top 10 “Best Colleges” among public schools of nursing according to the U.S. News & World Report annual ranking. Founded in 1889, the University of Maryland School of Nursing is the oldest nursing school in the country which shares a 61-acre campus in downtown Baltimore with the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s five other professional schools—Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, Social Work, and the Graduate School.

Our campus is conveniently located near the University of Maryland Medical Center, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, University of Maryland BioPark, and the Baltimore VA Medical Center.

We offer all our programs at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and select programs at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Maryland. Read more about our rich history by visiting

What is Careers4Nurses and how do I open an account?

Careers4Nurses is our online recruitment platform which allows you to post nursing opportunities of all kinds for students to search and apply to seamlessly.  You may also search resumes, and schedule on-campus recruitment events.

To open an account, go to Careers4Nurses and follow the prompts to type in your company email and create your password. Then click “Sign up”.

How do I post a job in Careers4Nurses?

Once your new employer registration is approved, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for how to begin posting positions in the system.

How will I know who applies to our positions?

UMSON students/alumni will apply to your job via Careers4Nurses. When you post your position, the system will allow you to select how you prefer to receive applications – via email, via an external link, or whether you want applicants to apply via Careers4Nurses.  If you select “apply via Careers4Nurses”, you will need to review applications by logging in to your Careers4Nurses account.

In your job posting settings, you can also indicate if you would like to be notified by email when someone applies, and how often you receive those email notifications. 

What if I don’t know my password for Careers4Nurses?

Visit the Careers4Nurses login page, enter the email you used to create the account (your company email), and click “Next”. On the next page, click “Forgot Password” and follow the prompts to create a new password. If you need assistance, please email NRSCareers@umaryland.eduPlease allow 24-48- hours for a reply.

How can we connect with UMSON students to share information about our organization?

The UMSON Baltimore and Shady Grove campuses regularly host employers on campus during the fall and spring semesters.  Should you have an interest in scheduling a visit to either the Baltimore or Shady Grove campus, please email:

To view the current calendar of events, please view the calendar feed below the FAQs at the bottom of this page. 

What services are available to employers?

Our services include our FREE online recruiting platform “Careers4Nurses”, and on-campus tabling events during the fall and spring semesters. To view our current calendar of employer events, scroll to the bottom of this page

If your organization would like to schedule a visit, please email

Our organization would like to become a host preceptor site. Who can we contact about this process?

UMSON is continually looking to expand our preceptor host sites and would be happy to hear from you should your organization be interested in partnering with UMSON. Please visit our Precept UMSON Students webpage for more information or send your inquiry to:

Who do I contact if I need additional information?

Career Connections