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Jan. 24, 2005
Contact: Gene Hotchkiss, School of Pharmacy, (785) 864-3591.

School of Pharmacy's annual career fair set for Jan. 27 at Lawrence Holidome

LAWRENCE -- The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy will conduct its annual Senior Student Career Placement Day and Undergraduate Student Career Information Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, at the Lawrence Holiday Inn Holidome, 200 McDonald Drive.

This year, 92 May 2005 doctor of pharmacy degree candidates and approximately 120 undergraduate pharmacy students will participate in the event, according to Ken Audus, dean of pharmacy at KU.

The annual event is coordinated through the dean's office. Associate Dean Gene Hotchkiss acts as the school's career placement coordinator and is responsible for planning the event.

For the past several years, the event has attracted more than 40 employer representatives to interview and recruit senior pharmacy students for positions following graduation, as well as undergraduate pharmacy students for summer internship positions.

The event features employers representing many diverse career pathways including retail chain and independent pharmacy practice, hospital pharmacy practice, public health service pharmacy, armed services pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. In addition, areas in specialty pharmacy practice will be represented with opportunities in nursing home, home infusion therapy and postgraduate residency training programs. Employers will recruit for vacancies nationwide.

The School of Pharmacy provides assistance and guidance to students in interviewing techniques, creation of appropriate resume documents and enhancement of skills essential for participation in a successful interview process.


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