Rapid City, South Dakota

  • Duration

    13 Weeks

  • Nearest Airport

    Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP)

  • Position(s):

    RN, LPN, RT

  • Placement Type:

    Short-term acute care hospital (STACH), Inpatient rehabilitation hospital (IRF), Critical care hospital (LTACH)

Why choose Rapid City, South Dakota, for your next placement?

🇺🇸 Take in the grandeur of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial.
⛰️ Experience nature’s beauty at Badlands National Park.
🏍️ Get an adrenaline rush during Sturgis Bike Week.
🌌 Adventure through time & space at The Journey Museum.

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

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Witness the majestic grandeur of Mount Rushmore, a timeless tribute to America’s pioneering spirit and democratic ideals. Carved into the granite cliffs of the Black Hills of South Dakota, this iconic monument stands as a testament to the ingenuity and perseverance of its creators. Marvel at the towering faces of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln, which embody the nation’s rich history and enduring values. Explore the surrounding Black Hills region, where outdoor enthusiasts can hike scenic trails, admire pristine landscapes, and immerse themselves in Native American culture. Whether you’re drawn by the monument’s historical significance, natural beauty, or patriotic pride, a visit to Mount Rushmore promises an unforgettable experience that celebrates the essence of America.

Badlands National Park

Experience an extraordinary adventure in Badlands National Park, where otherworldly landscapes and ancient geological wonders await exploration. Located in southwestern South Dakota, this remarkable park captivates visitors with its rugged beauty, dramatic rock formations, and sprawling prairies teeming with wildlife. Traverse the park’s intricate network of trails to encounter towering spires, deep canyons, and colorful layers of sedimentary rock that unveil millions of years of Earth’s history. Immerse yourself in the untamed wilderness, where bison roam freely and prairie dogs play amidst the grasslands. Whether hiking, camping, or simply marveling at panoramic vistas from scenic overlooks, a visit to Badlands National Park promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of nature’s raw and untamed beauty.

Sturgis Bike Week

Get your motor running at Sturgis Bike Week, a legendary gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts in the heart of the Black Hills of South Dakota. Join riders from around the world as they converge on the historic town of Sturgis for a week-long celebration of freedom, camaraderie, and the open road. From thrilling motorcycle rallies and epic concerts to scenic rides through the stunning Black Hills landscape, Sturgis Bike Week offers an unrivaled experience for bikers and spectators alike. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere, where the rumble of engines mingles with the cheers of the crowd, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a curious spectator, Sturgis Bike Week is a must-attend event for anyone who shares a passion for motorcycles and the freedom of the open highway.

The Journey Museum

Take a trip through time and space at The Journey Museum in Rapid City, South Dakota. Delve into the rich tapestry of the region’s history, culture, and natural wonders through engaging exhibits, interactive displays, and captivating storytelling. From the prehistoric era to the modern age, uncover the stories of Native American tribes, pioneers, and explorers who shaped the landscape of the Black Hills. Explore hands-on exhibits that bring the past to life, from ancient fossils and artifacts to immersive experiences that transport you to different epochs in time. Whether you’re a history buff, a science enthusiast, or simply curious about the world around you, The Journey Museum offers an enriching and inspiring experience for visitors of all ages.