KCO - Kansas Career Opportunities

Opportunity Knocks

Established in 1993, Kansas Career Opportunities is an annual health care career fair held each fall in Wichita and Kansas City. KCO provides an opportunity for resident physicians, health care job seekers and students to network with health care employers from all across Kansas.

Register now for our Kansas City or Wichita career fair, or give us a call at 316-293-2649 for more information on the event, or support and advertising opportunities. Our KCO coordinators, Laurie and Allison, will be happy to answer your questions! Download our printable participant flyer.

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KCO Kansas City KCO Wichita
Aug. 31, 2017
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Sept. 26, 2017
4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

KUMC Hixson Atrium
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS

  The Distillery 244
244 N. Mosley
Wichita, KS

Representatives from more than 30 health care employers use  this opportunity to meet and begin building relationships with prospective employees. During KCO, health care employers from across Kansas recruit for current and future positions. Employers who have found and hired health care providers they connected with during KCO earn the title of Star Community.

Participants are provided the opportunity to:

  • Learn more about what rural and underserved communities have to offer
  • Start building relationships with potential employers
  • Find out which employers offer special incentives and benefits
  • Brush up on interviewing and communication skills
  • Inquire more about loan forgiveness and repayment options
  • Build connections to begin providing locum tenens/temporary coverage services

Target Audience

  • Resident physicians
  • Health care job seekers
  • Medical and health care students
  • Pharmacy students
  • Faculty and staff
  • Health care employers seeking current and future health care providers
  • Rural Kansas communities
  • Urban Kansas health care employers that serve an underserved population

KCO is hosted by The University of Kansas Medical Center, Rural Health Education and Services department.  For more information on KCO call 888-503-4221, or email rhealth@kumc.edu.

Last modified: Sep 19, 2017
Meet Laurie

Laurie Scott

Laurie Scott
Senior Office Coordinator

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Meet Allison

Allison Renn

Allison Renn
Office Coordinator

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