Batavia, New York —Genesee Community College continues to demonstrate a commitment to student success and community connections on Thursday, October 25, 2012, when more than twenty of the area’s top healthcare employers and four-year universities will attend the fifth annual Fall Nursing Job Fair to explore educational and career opportunities. This event is designed to introduce potential new employees and/or transferring students to four year nursing colleges or a future employer, and also provides healthcare businesses an opportunity to present their trade and services to the local community. This event is free and open to all community members.
Employers and universities represented include:
Catholic Health System
Daemen College – Dept of Nursing
Erie County Medical Center
D’Youville College – School of Nursing
HCR Home Care
Grand Canyon University – Nursing Program
Jewish Home of Rochester
Keuka College – Accelerated Studies for Adults Program
Roberts Wesleyan College – School of Nursing
The College at Brockport – Army ROTC program
Monroe Community Hospital
New York Army National Guard
University of Rochester School of Nursing
Rochester General Health System
United Memorial Medical Center
Participants are encouraged to dress prepared for an interview and to bring their resume. Students will have the opportunity to access real jobs, promote themselves and get their ‘foot in the door’ at several local health centered organizations. For a full list of attendees, please visit www.genesee.edu/career/events.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of May 2010, the median annual wage of registered nurses was $64,690. As a result of technology advances and an increased emphasis on preventative care, employment of registered nurses is expected to grow 26 percent between 2010 and 2020.
The event is open to the public, and will be held at the Batavia Campus of Genesee Community College in the Forum from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2012. Parking and attendance are free. For directions and additional details, please contact the Career Services office at 585-345-6888.
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