Applying to the Nurse Residency Program Application Criteria Bachelor Degree or Associates Degree in Nursing Have not been employed in an RN role Application Dates Check early spring (March) postings for July and September start dates. Check late fall (November) postings for March start date. Application Process Check job postings on the Baystate Career Opportunities Website for "New Nurse Grad Residency Program" positions. Clinical areas may vary seasonally, depending on the current staffing needs of Baystate Medical Center. Complete the Baystate Medical Center online application process. Submit a current resume outlining relevant clinical and work experience. If you accept an offer, please prepare the following documents for Human Resources: Your official transcript from the school of nursing you graduated from or your original diploma Two letters of recommendation (from a faculty and a manager/supervisor) Required only for Baystate VNA: current drivers license and proof of current auto insurance by start date Provide current CPR certification by start date If selected you will be contacted for an interview.