I'm going to try to make this short & sweet.I'm looking for advice on getting my FIRST nursing job in NYC. My background: I'm graduating from an ADN program (I know most hospts prefer BSN now). However, I do have a BA degree, fantastic work experience, great letters of reccomendation, and I've been working as a tech for over a year. I also have a great personality and attitude. I plan on bridging to an NP program... I only have one class to take to make me elidgible. I'm not worried about getting a job as a new grad. I know that I will be hired where I'm working, which is a PHENOMENAL hospital. I'm working in general pediatrics as a tech, hoping to get a job in the PICU. Lucikly my hospital hires new grads in their ICU's. My backup plan is to get a job here, in the PICU or my floor, work for a year (year & a half the most!) and try to travel or get a job in the city. However, I'm aching to get to the city as soon as June comes. Does anyone have any leads on hospitals that hire new grads, nurse residency programs, nurse recruiters, nursing job fairs... ANYTHING that could help me get my first nursing job in NYC? Ideally, Manhattan or Brooklyn. I've been looking at the city and private hospitals. I am well aware that I will not get into the NY Presbyterian residency program. Thanks so much! I am so excited to start working as a nurse.