The School of Nursing is committed to not only providing the best education and learning environment for students, but also preparing them for the future.  Below are some links students and alumni will find helpful in their pursuit of professional development.

  • The Career Center at Ball State University has excellent resources for polishing up your resume, practicing your interviewing skills, and a host of other tools that will aid you in your job search.
  • has job listings for nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals in Indiana. This job board is a service of the Indiana Hospital Association, and provides job seekers with a direct employment connection to Indiana hospitals.

  • has a great section about the different kinds of careers in nursing, including all the different kinds of positions, specialties, and career alternatives.  They also have a job search

  • Travel Nursing is a free career resource for nurses researching career opportunities and searching for positions in the exciting field of travel nursing.  The site has free resources on how to become a travel nurse, the benefits, salary, how to find a job, and numerous other FAQ's. 
  • allows users to build their own professional resumes online for free. The site offers several templates to choose from and helps guide users through the process of building an effective resume. Once you're done, you can then publish your resume and advertise yourself to thousands of potential employers online. Learn more at
  • has created an in-depth guidebook for anyone seeking detailed information and data on careers in public health. This new resource includes a detailed breakdown of the public health career landscape, as well as common specializations, industries and companies that attract public health professionals, and interviews with people currently working in the field.    The public health careers guide was edited by Sarah J. Vincent, a healthcare administrator and industry expert who earned her master's in public health (MPH) from Columbia University. You can read through the guide at the following location:
  • Medical assistants have an enormous career potential in the medical world as this is one of the fastest growing fields with unlimited growth options.