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Lake Land College to hold Health CareeRX college fair

Posted on April 15, 2019

Potential students interested in pursuing a career in the medical field are welcome to explore career options at the Health CareeRX college fair on Monday, April 29 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Lake Land College, Neal Hall.

Area health care professionals from several colleges and businesses will discuss their health career programs and hiring practices. Tours of the Lake Land College nursing lab will also be provided.

Colleges currently scheduled to attend include Danville Area Community College, Eastern Illinois University, Eureka College, Indiana State University, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, Iowa Wesleyan, Lake Land College, Lakeview College of Nursing, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale – School of Medicine, University of Illinois Springfield, Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville – School of Pharmacy. More colleges and universities are anticipated to attend.

The college fair is coordinated through the Health CareeRX Club partnership. Health CareeRX is a student club organized for high school students interested in pursuing a career in health care, which is supported by the Area Health Education Centers organization, Carle Foundation Hospital, Sara Bush Lincoln Hospital, Eastern Illinois Education for Employment Systems, Eastern Illinois University, Lake Land College and Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

All interested high school and college students, parents and general public are welcome to attend. Pizza and drinks will be provided.

For more information email CareeRX at healthcareerx@gmail.com.

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