Job fair at DMU welcomes health professionals, students

September 8, 2010 —

Health care workers and students are invited to attend a job fair on September 21, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Des Moines University Medical Education Center at 3200 Grand Ave. The entire event was coordinated by students in the Des Moines University (DMU) physical therapy class of 2012.

Thirty to forty exhibitors will be seeking physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, physicians, physician assistants, nurses and pharmacists. Students in these fields are also encouraged to attend. The recruiting companies are from Iowa, Oregon, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Ohio.

The event is free and no reservation is necessary. To find out more or get driving directions, visit

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Des Moines University (DMU) is the only private medical school in Iowa, offering graduate-level, professional degree programs in osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, biomedical sciences, anatomy, health care administration and public health. Founded in 1898, the institution offers superior academics in a collaborative environment. DMU students' pass rate on national examinations and board certifications is consistently higher than the national average and the rates at similar institutions.