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Kansas Career Opportunities (KCO) Health Care Career Fair

Kansas Health Care Employers are Hiring! KCO HEALTH CARE CAREER FAIR - a magnifying glass with a medical + symbol over a black barNURSING + ALLIED + BEHAVIORAL + MEDICAL + DENTAL

Kansas Career Opportunities (KCO) is the largest health care career fair in the state. The annual event provides an opportunity for resident physicians, health care job seekers, and students to network with health care employers from across Kansas.

If you have any questions about KCO, or are curious about future support and advertising opportunities, give us a call at 316-293-2649. Our KCO coordinators, Laurie and Allison, will be happy to assist you! 


Representatives from over 50 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, allied health, and behavioral health 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 316-293-2649, or email

Special Thanks to the 2023 KCO Supporters

Platinum Supporters

Hays Medical logo
Hutchinson Clinic logo

Gold Supporter

Prairie Star Health Center

Silver Supporters

Labette Health logo
NMC Health logo
Health Ministries Clinic Community Health Center
Kansas Health Association logo
Community Engagement

University of Kansas Medical Center
Rural Health Education & Services
1010 N. Kansas
Wichita, KS 67214
Phone: 316-293-2649