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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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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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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 27, 2018

Prior to beginning my 9th travel assignment (which happened to be in Marietta, OH), I thought that RV parks were for travelers who had their own RVs and 5th wheels.

Marietta is a college town and I assumed that finding housing would be no problem. Silly me! (Never assum...

September 25, 2018

Furnished Finder is a great FREE resource for traveling healthcare professionals!!!!

  • Unlike Airbnb – there is no booking fee or website fee for the traveler

  • So what’s the catch??? – landlords must pay to list each property on the site. It’s $99/year, per listin...

September 23, 2018

I’m ready to move in, but my apartment is not furnished!!!! Now what???

When it comes to furnishing your apartment, you have a few different options…

  1. Bring your own furniture from home. This will most likely require that you rent a U-Haul which you could hitch your v...

September 21, 2018

So, you’ve decided you don’t want to forfeit your entire housing stipend towards company-paid/corporate housing and you can’t secure an Airbnb for your next travel assignment. It’s time to find a short-term lease. Depending on the area, the availability of furnished ap...

September 19, 2018

Many travelers will elect to use Airbnb for their travel assignments. Airbnb is a safe and secure website where individuals rent their living spaces to other individuals. There are a variety of options including shared rooms, shared apartments, and entire apartments/ho...

Drum roll please…. The results are in! What are the differences in settings, ramp-up time/orientation, and mentorship between permanent and travel positions? Here are the compiled results of over 200 recent graduates! You might be surprised.

  • There was a 3:1 ratio of...

July 27, 2017

Over a year ago, I began creating resources for new graduates looking to pursue travel therapy. After talking to numerous new graduates who found themselves in sticky situations once on assignment, it became clear that high quality mentorship programs are lacking in ou...

This is a guest post by Brianna E. Versteeg, PT, DPT. She is currently a traveling physical therapist who built and lives in a  tiny house(1) full time. She’s passionate about all things physical therapy, green living, outdoor sports, tiny houses, pets, and living life...

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