Career Fair Offers Nursing Students Opportunities

Story By: Ronisha Thomas

 For the eighth year, Fresno City College held its annual Health Career Job Fair on March 4, primarily aimed at students majoring in nursing. It was one of several campus job fairs scheduled for this month.

Students who attended the job fair, which was held in the Health Sciences building, had eight vendors and many other information booths to choose from. The vendors included area hospitals looking to give FCC students opportunities for internships and job placement.

Members of the Student Nurses Association, or SNA, attended the fair, hoping to get leads for when they leave FCC.

Rose Balbon of the SNA, who will graduate in May, enjoyed the broad career choices offered by the vendors.

“The job fair helps me see different options,” Balbon said.

Another SNA student, Dalila Perez, agreed.

“It pays to bring students to come and check out the different vendors,” Perez said. “[It’s] basically marketing.”

Bonito Yu, a nursing major, said the fair will help with his goal of working in a hospital.

“This job fair will help me pass the test!” Yu said.

The vendors at the fair included: Sierra View District Hospital, Community Medical Center of Fresno, Hanford Community Medical Center, Kaplan University, lnterim Health Care, FCC Army ROTC, Madera Community Hospital, and the California Highway Patrol.