Methodist College its first annual Healthcare Career Expo on October 29th with great success. The College welcomed 14 employers to its campus in order to connect students to career opportunities, both upon graduation and also to provide opportunities to explore careers while still in school. The event welcomed over 140 students and employers traveled from Minnesota, St. Louis and central Illinois to engage students in job openings. Attendees were thrilled with the variety of employers in attendance as they developed a better understand of what the industry has to offer in terms of career options. Methodist College offered the first hour for its students and alumni and invited area colleges and the community to attend the rest of the event. Recruiters were impressed with the amount of students they interfaced with as well as the prospects they were able to obtain for open positions. Careers in healthcare in the region are abundant, especially those geared towards community settings and educators. Attendees of the Healthcare Career Expo were able to learn more about Methodist College's newly launched MSN: Nurse Educator program in order to help fill the shortage of nursing educators.
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