Travel Nursing Jobs for Graduate Nurses

Travel Nursing Jobs for Graduate NursesCongratulations on your decision to become a nurse! Now that you are a graduate nurse, you are just a year of experience away from being able to pursue an exciting and lucrative career as a travel nurse!

Due to the ongoing nursing shortage, many facilities are turning to travel nursing agencies such as Onward Healthcare to ensure proper coverage within their facilities. Thus, nursing graduates can look forward to a continued supply of travel nursing jobs across the country that offer industry leading pay and equivalent benefits to that of a permanent RN job.

Travel nursing jobs allow RNs to explore the country while building their resumes at top facilities and continually developing their skill set in a variety of settings.

Requirements for a Travel Nursing Job

  • A degree from an accredited nursing school
  • Minimum one-year experience in a hospital setting in your given specialty
  • Current license from the state you wish to travel to

Benefits of Working as Travel Nurse

  • Industry leading pay and bonus options
  • Free, private housing or housing stipend
  • Tax-free travel reimbursements
  • Medical, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Generous loyalty rewards programs
  • Lucrative referral bonuses
  • Weekly Pay with direct deposit
  • 24-hour on-call clinical service support

How to Get Started as a Travel Nurse

  • Complete our online travel nursing application
  • Speak with a recruiter about your preferences
  • Begin interviewing with hospitals
  • Accept the travel nurse assignment you are most comfortable with
  • Travel to your new location and begin you 13-week travel nursing job

For a more details on how to get started as a travel RN, visit our travel nursing career page.

As you begin to explore your new career as a graduate nurse, it’s important to understand all of the options available to you. To learn more about travel nursing for nursing graduates, please call and speak to one of our experienced travel nurse recruiters at 1-800-278-0332 or email

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