While a student you may want to consider joining a professional organization to start building a professional network with your future peers. You can also attend conferences, subscribe to association journals, and stay on top of trends in the nursing field. Many organizations offer a discounted student membership rate.
We've listed a sampling of nursing related professional organizations on this page for you to begin looking at.
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