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Employer registration open for NMSU?s Health Professions Career Fair

Registration is now open for the Health Professions Career Fair taking place at New Mexico State University?s Las Cruces campus on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m. in the Corbett Center West Ballroom.

To register, employers must go to http://careerservices.nmsu.edu, hover over the AggieCAREER Manager button and click on the ?Employer? tab from the drop-down menu. Those who are not registered with the Career Services website must first create an account and then register for the fair. Those in need of assistance during the process should call 575-646-1631. Those wanting to arrange for formal structured interviews should contact Elizabeth Ortega, coordinator for employer relations, at 575-646-1631 or employer@nmsu.edu.

The event is co-sponsored by the NMSU Career Services department and the College of Health and Social Services to provide students, alumni and faculty members an opportunity to meet with representatives from hospitals and social service agencies seeking to hire in nursing or other health-related professions.

?The health profession is one of the largest industries, with 22 million jobs projected for 2022,? said Roseanne Bensley, associate director of Career Services. ?Employment is projected to increase 29 percent through 2022, compared to an average of 11 percent for all industries.?

At NMSU, potential employers will have access to students of human nutrition and dietetic science, family and consumer science, counseling and educational psychology, kinesiology, special education and communication disorders, nursing, public health sciences and social work.

Employer attendance will provide those present with a better understanding of the job market, environment and companies? expectations for new hires.

The fair will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. for students and guests to visit with the employers.