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Pharmacy Career Fair Comes to Campus

by Kathryn Sill, Public Relations Writer

The Cedarville University School of Pharmacy will host its second annual career fair on Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Stevens Student Center.

There are currently 13 registrants representing residency programs, retail pharmacies and hospital programs from across Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia. These organizations include CVS Health, Discount Drug Mart, Fruth Pharmacy, Grandview Medical Center, Kettering Medical Center, King’s Daughters Medical Center, Kroger Pharmacy Cincinnati/Dayton Division, Mercy Health, Miami Valley Hospital, OhioHealth, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Target Corporation and Walgreens.

At the fair, students can interact with representatives from each organization to learn about job opportunities and make connections that will help them secure a job after graduation.

“The market for pharmacists continues to be very strong,” said Marc Sweeney, Pharm.D., dean of the school of pharmacy.“ As our inaugural class evaluates potential opportunities, they will find many options around the U.S. in a variety of practice settings. I am very excited to see the many roles our first group of Pharm.D. graduates pursue.”

Cedarville University has been hosting career fairs for more than 20 years. This is one reason why the University’s career first destination rate is 96.8 percent. The first destination rate denotes the percentage of 2014 graduates that found employment or entered graduate school upon six-eight months post-graduation.

Check in for employers begins at 9 a.m. on the day of the event. Employers can register by contacting career services at 937-766-7868.

This event is free and open to the public. Students from other area colleges are also welcome to attend.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 3,711 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 100 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and leading student satisfaction ratings.

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