Alexandria, Virginia

  • Duration

    13 Weeks

  • Nearest Airport

    Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

  • Position(s):


  • Placement Type:

    Critical care hospital (LTACH)

Why choose Alexandria, Virginia, for your next placement?

🚶 Dine with a view or go for a peaceful stroll along the Potomac River waterfront.
👑 Wander down historic King Street for a taste of old-town architecture, boutique shopping, and quaint little restaurants.
🇺🇸 Take in American history at the National Mall, just a short ride from Alexandria.
🎨 Witness art being made right in front of your eyes at the one-of-a-kind Torpedo Factory Art Center.

Whatever your interests may be, Alexandria has something to offer, so apply now!

Old Town Alexandria Waterfront

Step into the enchanting embrace of history and charm as you venture into the Old Town Waterfront of Alexandria, VA. This picturesque riverside district invites travelers to wander through time and savor the timeless beauty of the Potomac River. Whether you’re drawn to the boutique shops, eager to dine with a view, or simply longing for a leisurely stroll along the waterfront, Old Town Alexandria promises an immersive experience where every corner tells a story.

King Street

Right near the waterfront, you can embark on a delightful exploration along the historic and bustling King Street in Alexandria, VA. This charming thoroughfare, lined with red-brick sidewalks and historic facades, invites travelers to immerse themselves in a blend of classic elegance and contemporary flair. From eclectic boutiques and art galleries to renowned restaurants and cozy cafes, King Street offers a diverse tapestry of experiences waiting to be discovered. Stroll under the shade of the leafy trees, listen to the echoes of history in the click-clack of the free King Street Trolley, and relish the vibrant street life. Whether you’re in search of unique treasures, indulgent dining, or a leisurely day of people-watching, King Street promises an enchanting journey through the heart of Old Town Alexandria, where the past and present harmoniously converge in a tapestry of charm and sophistication.

National Mall

Set out on a captivating journey through American history by exploring the renowned National Mall, conveniently located just a short distance from Alexandria, VA. This expansive green space is adorned with iconic monuments and memorials, including the majestic Lincoln Memorial, the towering Washington Monument, and the poignant Vietnam Veterans Memorial. As you wander along the Reflecting Pool and marvel at the grandeur of the U.S. Capitol, you’ll sense the profound impact of the nation’s past. The National Mall transcends mere landmarks; it serves as a living testament to the ideals that have shaped the United States. Immerse yourself in the cultural richness of this monumental area, where history resonates against the backdrop of remarkable architecture and panoramic views.

Torpedo Factory Art Center

Ever want to see an artist at work? Check out the Torpedo Factory Art Center, located in the heart of Alexandria, VA. This dynamic arts hub, once an actual torpedo factory during World War II, has been transformed into a vibrant space where creativity flourishes. Wander through artist studios, witnessing the magic of painters, sculptors, photographers, and more while they work on their craft. The Torpedo Factory Art Center invites travelers to immerse themselves in a world of visual wonders, from contemporary masterpieces to avant-garde creations. Whether you’re an art enthusiast or simply looking to be inspired, this unique destination promises a memorable experience, blending history, creativity, and a diverse array of artistic expressions.