Nursing Pathways

Career Resources


The Career Resources section provides information about various resources that are available to Kaiser Permanente employees in nursing programs.

Community & Educational Resources
provides information and links to about basic adult educational services in nine Northern California counties.

Financial Aid Resources
offers links to the Kaiser Permanente student financial aid program and external loans and scholarships.

Study Skills
provide useful information and helpful tips for student success.

Library Resources
at Kaiser Permanente include both the Clinical, Medical Center and Multi Media Libraries.

We will update this section often, so check back to find new resources, or sign up through the link on the right to receive an email when new content is available.

If you are a UHW employee

free career counseling services, pre-requisite courses that fulfill the requirements for nursing and allied health, and a stipend program are available.

Examples of pre-requisite/career preparation courses offered include:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Elementary Algebra
  • Microbiology
  • Medical Terminology

The Nurse/Professional Technical Education Stipend Program offers stipends to enable employees to reduce hours the number of hours they work so that they may focus that time on school. Stipends are generally awarded to employees who are enrolled in programs where Kaiser has a critical need and job openings upon graduation of school are anticipated.

Kaiser and the Education Fund also offer Upgrade Skills training programs to eligible UHW members. Examples of past/present programs include Unit Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, Sterile Processing Technician, Surgical Technician, and Medical Coding Specialist.

To get more information on these resources please contact the SEIU UHW-West & Joint Employer Education Fund at 1-888-TRAIN06 (888-872-4606) or go online at:

If you are a Local 20 or Local 29 member

The Ben Hudnall Memorial Trust offers free career counseling services, workforce training and educational programs, and a stipend program.

For more information on the Ben Hudnall Memorial Trust please visit their web site:

Other Career Development resources for Kaiser employees can be located on MyHR under the tab "KP & Me" and then click on "Career Development" on the left hand side of the page. There are resources on managing your career, learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, and diversity programs.

You may also find additional career resources on the LMP Career Planning web site: