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“Pathways to Career” forum to focus on job opportunities, job training on Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Release Date: May 9, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo’s Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Collaboration and Engagement will sponsor a job opportunity and training forum on May 14.

“Pathways to Careers in the Medical Sector” will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m. in the University at Buffalo’s Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St., adjacent to the UB Gateway Building in downtown Buffalo.

Cosponsors are the Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board Inc., New York State Department of Labor and Buffalo Urban League.

The forum is designed to provide information about careers that will result from the expansion of health care in Buffalo Niagara and the education, training, recruitment and placement opportunities that are available.

Industry leaders will be available to talk about health care employment and projections for the future workforce needs. They are:

·         Christina Orsi, Empire State Development;

·         Richard Cleland, Erie County Medical Center;

·         Norma Nowak, UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences; and

·         Jon Hart, The McGuire Group.

In addition, a number of local employers will be available to discuss current job opportunities and career pathways with their organizations.

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/kw5nvyz.

Media Contact Information

Christine Vidal
Senior Editor, Online Editor
Tel: 716-645-4607
vidal@buffalo.edu