Albania, Afghanistan and India are just a few of the many countries Sheri Sawchuk, MSN, RN, has visited to provide healthcare services and aid to underserved populations. Her travels continue today – she leads Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree students on several International Nursing Service Project (INSP) trips each year as assistant professor at Chamberlain College of Nursing. Sawchuk guides the students as they experience real-world healthcare application in impoverished communities, an experience they’ll carry with them past graduation. READ MORE

Volunteerism is one of the most gratifying ways nursing students can gain hands-on experience by sharing their knowledge and passion for care with others.

Recent research from the Corporation for National and Community Service shows that volunteers are 27 percent more likely to find employment than non-volunteers1.  While volunteerism provides individuals with a potential entry route into an organization where they would like to work, it also yields additional benefits for shaping one’s career path.

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Chamberlain College of Nursing student Sarah Turner helped change one man’s life with a little help from her friends.

For a full year, a Kenyan man lived with a broken leg. For that entire year, the former mechanic was unable to walk, unable to work and unable to provide for his family. With his wife at home caring for him and their young child, the family was close to eviction from their small home in a slum of Nairobi, Kenya.

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