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Empower new graduates


Embrace YOUR Journey

Raise the bar for mentorship in travel therapy


Create a source of accountability for the staffing industry for this niche clientele

Create a positive outlook on travel therapy amongst professors, tenured therapists, and facilities looking to bring on travelers.


Collaborate with new grad staffing agencies and recruiters to enhance the resources and opportunities available to new graduates who choose careers in travel therapy is happy to announce it's new affiliation with MedBridge! Through this affiliate program, therapists can receive more than a 40% discount to further their professional development while on the road. This is truly an amazing deal and something no new grad or traveler should be without!

New Grad Travel Therapy

Raising the Bar for Mentorship and Resources Available to New Graduates.

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Kaleigh has guest lectured about travel therapy at multiple schools & academic programs. Want your school to be next?

February 17, 2019

            I can remember back to this time four years ago when I was finishing up the 3rd of my four student clinical affiliations. What a challenge it was to have my acute care clinical at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. To be honest, throug...

October 1, 2018

If you haven’t already, check out “Part One” of my post on travel healthcare housing in an RV!

Ease of Finding Housing

One of the hardest parts about working as a traveler is finding short term housing, because hardly anyone wants to rent short term. We experienced this...

September 29, 2018


Almost every current and prospective travel therapist I’ve talked to over the past few years has considered living in an RV or camper while on assignments. This is a natural consideration, since finding short term housing can be difficult and very expensive i...

September 17, 2018

There are several reasons a traveler may need to stay in a hotel, particularly during your first assignment.

  1. Limited time to find housing – I accepted my first contract and had to be there less than a week after I signed the contract. This meant getting all my paper...

As travel therapists, we are so incredibly fortunate to be able to embrace a lifestyle of flexibility. As we embrace flexibility by changing jobs and moving between cities and states every few months, we also inherit the flexibility of being able to take as much time o...

January 29, 2018

I’ve been hearing more and more about new grads being “let go” early during their first travel assignment due to “needing too much training”. I have heard of this happening to both new grad PTs and OTs in the SNF, outpatient, and acute care settings. As someone who sta...

May 31, 2017

1. Pace Yourself

Studying for the NPTE (and really any board exam for that matter) is like running a marathon. It’s not a sprint where you can run all out for the first 200 meters and hope that adrenaline will carry you through the second 200 meters. You need endurance...

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About Me

My name is Kaleigh and I am a traveling physical therapist who started traveling after I graduated PT school. I feel that mentorship is incredibly important to new grads looking to start traveling. It has become my mission to help new grads launch a successful traveling career.

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