4 Ways to Find Flexible Work in Central New York During Nursing School

Find Flexable Work in New YorkCompleting your second bachelor’s degree is a big decision that will affect various aspects of your life during nursing school. For many people in our accelerated nursing program in New York, going back to school means giving up a full-time income. However, if you’re like some Utica College nursing students, your circumstances might dictate working a handful of hours a week on a part-time or freelance basis. That’s why we created this list of 4 websites that will help you find flexible work in Central New York:

1. Care.com

Care.com is a great option for those who wish to work on a per-hire basis. This website connects babysitters, nannies, pet-sitters, senior care providers, housekeepers and other freelancers with people who are in need of their services. Care.com allows you to upload your resume and submit days and times of availability that you are able to work. You may also view employer profiles and contact them if you’re interested in a job they have listed. The website has grown in popularity since its launch in 2007 and now has more than 8 million users in 16 countries.

Note: Remember that over the course of our 16-month program, your schedule will change from semester to semester to accommodate simulation lab practice, proctored exams and clinical rotations, so if you must work, you’ll want to be upfront with employers that your availability will vary.

2. Syracuse.com Jobs Section

This website links those looking for a job or freelance work with employers in Central New York. Users may search job openings by industry, skill or company. This website is a great tool for finding updated job openings daily and also offers a job news section and career advice.

3. New York State Department of Labor Career Services

This website allows users to view current job openings in the New York Job Bank by region. You may also use the site to post your resume and sign up for new job listing alerts. This career services website also lists job fairs and recruitment events in your area, as well as “green jobs,” training opportunities and services for specific trades. You may also search through the site’s Directory of Possible Employers to get a heads up on future job openings.

4. Essential NY Jobs

This website permits job seekers to browse job openings in the region of Central New York and across the state. The Essential NY Jobs website also tailors job openings to college students, which works well for second-degree nursing students trying to balance school with employment.

Other employment options to consider include local coffee shops, restaurants and shops.

If you have yet to decide on a nursing school but want to learn more about our 16-month accelerated nursing program, contact us today!

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