Selected Community Events


Health Care Career Fair

Apr 11, 2013 - Apr 12, 2013 Thursday, April 11, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm; Friday, April 12, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Rock Valley College Physical Education Center (PEC)
Rock Valley College, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rockford Health System and SwedishAmerican Health System sponsor this annual event.
While it is important to note that this event is not a job fair or job recruitment fair, there are plenty of things for attendees of all ages to see and do.
Representatives from all four sponsoring organizations will be on site engaging those in attendance from interactive booths representing a wide array of health care careers, including:
• Dental Hygiene
• Emergency Medical Services
• Laboratory Science
• Nursing- RN, LPN, CAN
• Occupational/Physical Therapy
• Pharmacy
• Radiation Therapy
• Radiologic Science
• Respiratory Therapy
• Sleep Center
• Speech Therapy
• Surgical Technology
In addition to these hands-on exhibits those who attend the fair will learn about the education and skills needed to pursue the medical career that interests them, will have an opportunity to talk to students and professionals in each field and can visit a simulated operating room and emergency room. An emergency response helicopter will also be on display outside at the event.