Children's Hospital Colorado


Nursing Graduate Hiring Notice

Update: We are excited to announce that application timelines have been updated for 2021. We are now accepting applications for our March 2021 cohort. Please see the important application dates for more information. 

Nurse Residency Program Timelines

Individuals graduating between March 1, 2020 and January 2021

  • Application window: Nov. 13 to Dec. 11, 2020. All parts need to be submitted by Dec. 11, 2020, 11:59 p.m. MT.
  • Application review and candidate notification*: December 2020
  • Start of the program: March 7, 2021
  • NCLEX needs to be taken by February 18, 2021 (must have a Colorado or multistate compact license by February 23, 2021). 

*Please note that everyone who has applied will receive an update regarding their application status. Thank you for your patience while we complete this process.

If offered a position in the residency program, candidates need to be available during the time prior to the start date to complete all pre-hire requirements. If you have travel plans or a conflict, please make sure to notify us at the time of the verbal offer.

Individuals graduating between Aug. 1, 2020 and June 2021

  • Application window: April 3 to May 3, 2021. All parts need to be submitted by May 3, 2021, 11:59 p.m. MT.
  • Application review and candidate notification*: May to June 2021
  • Start of the program: Aug. 9, 2021
  • NCLEX needs to be taken by July 22, 2021 (must have a Colorado or multistate compact license by July 27, 2021).

*Please note that everyone who has applied will receive an update regarding their application status. Thank you for your patience while we complete this process.

If offered a position in the residency program, candidates need to be available during the time prior to the start date to complete all pre-hire requirements. If you have travel plans or a conflict, please make sure to notify us at the time of the verbal offer.

Individuals graduating between Nov. 1, 2020 and September 2021

  • Application window: Aug. 2, 2021 to Sept. 1, 2021. All parts need to be submitted by Sept. 1, 2021, 11:59 pm MT.
  • Application review and candidate notification*: September to October 2021
  • Start of program: Nov. 1, 2021
  • NCLEX needs to be taken by Oct. 14, 2020 (must have a Colorado or multistate compact license by Oct. 19, 2021). 

*Please note that everyone who has applied will receive an update regarding their application status. Thank you for your patience while we complete this process.

If offered a position in the residency program, candidates need to be available during the time prior to the start date to complete all pre-hire requirements. If you have travel plans or a conflict, please make sure to notify us at the time of the verbal offer.

Learn more about the Nurse Residency Program.