Students in nursing schools find it useful to start working as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), during their studies.
It helps them to improve their patient care and time-management skills.
Some employers don’t require licenses for nursing students for the job role of CNA, but you should always check the job description to know for sure.
Also, in the majority of the states, nursing students can take the exam for CNA, without actually attending the official CNA course.
If you are interested in working as a CNA, you should check your local state Board of Nursing to get more information.
Also, there are some entry-level career paths for nursing students other than CNA.
All entry positions are highly valuable because students will gain precious experience in working in a real healthcare facility.
You can volunteer at the beginning or find an internship in some facility that will allow you to arrange the studies with clinical work.
Also, working as a student will help you not only to learn more and become experience but to find a full-time job easier after graduation.