Nursing studies

Academic nursing career? An internship could help you decide

Take a year out from your nursing degree, get paid and boost your CV – how one university is promoting academic careers with a teaching and clinical research role

Take a year out from your nursing degree, get paid and boost your CV – how one university is promoting academic careers with a teaching and clinical research role

This time last year, Amelia Borchard and Alexandra Nowicki were in their second year of an adult nursing degree at the University of Nottingham.

This year they are members of university staff, teaching and facilitating clinical skills and undertaking research, before they return to student life to complete their degree programmes next year.

Salaried role, and a chance to explore an academic career

The pair are the first to take up roles as academic interns in the university’s school of health sciences. The innovative post, which is salaried, was open

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