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Pharmacy Fair

Annual Recruiting Event

Our Pharmacy Fair, held each fall at our Meridian, ID and Anchorage, AK campuses, is a great time for students and employers to network and form career relationships as colleagues in the practice of pharmacy.  Students and recruiters are provided with opportunities to meet, discuss residency opportunities, and hold interviews for open jobs. Each year, we have around 20 companies and 200 students in attendance. Registration fees/sponsorships cover the cost of putting on the event and go toward supporting our student operations.

2024 Pharmacy Fair: October 24th and 25th
Recruiter registration: June 15th - September 6th
*See Registration Cost Breakdown for more details*

Idaho Pharmacy Fair Contacts 
Staff Coordinator:
Shari Halcomb
(208) 373-1875

Idaho Pharmacy Fair Student Chairs:
Abby Baruch and Abby Friedt

Alaska Pharmacy Fair Contacts
Staff Coordinator:

Mara Seignemartin

Alaska Pharmacy Fair Student Chair:
Hee Namgung 

Thank you for your interest in our Pharmacy Fair. Below is a list of the many activities and opportunities to participate in during the fair. Click on the corresponding links at the bottom for specific registration pricing and links to register (when live) for each campus.

Company Exhibit
Company representatives are provided with an exhibit table where students can learn more about your company. The first hour and a half of the exhibit is reserved for fourth year students only, and afterwards, it becomes open to all students.

Private Interview Spaces and Flexible Interview Schedules
The College provides an opportunity for recruiters to meet individually with students. Nearly 80 fourth-year professional students completing advanced pharmacy practice experiences return to campus each year for the Pharmacy Recruiting Fair. In addition, approximately 150 first-, second-, or third-year professional students may schedule interviews with recruiters. Student interviews are scheduled for 20 minutes with 10-minute breaks between interviews.

Residency Overview Panel
This is an opportunity for your Residency program to have representation on our 8-person panels and discuss the position with interested students.

Pharmily Night
Join us for a night of fun interaction with faculty, staff, students, and recruiters. We also have a raffle and trivia during the event to win some great prizes.

Sponsorships help offset our costs and allow us to better support our students. Sponsors will be recognized throughout our event in print and verbalization.

Sponsorships are available in the following areas:

Thursday Student Lunch - $1000

  • Includes the opportunity to have a presentation during the lunch

In-kind Donation for Student Raffle

  • Includes verbal recognition during Pharmily Night raffle and opportunity to speak at the event

General Donation - $500, $250

  • $500: Company name and logo will be displayed on a foam board at the entrance to the College and Exhibit
  • $250: Company name and logo will be displayed on a display holder at center of cocktail tables at Exhibit

Advertise your company and any job openings during the event in our Event Program even if you cannot attend. 

Half-Page Ad: $50
Full-Page Ad: $100

Current Year Info will be posted in early Spring and can be found by clicking the buttons below.

Idaho Recruiters
2024 Idaho Pharmacy Fair Recruiter Schedule
Registration Cost Breakdown
Registration Link

Alaska Recruiters

Pharmacy Fair is an annual event held over the course of two days where students come together to explore their pre- and post-graduation opportunities. You can mingle with recruiters, interview for internships, discuss P4 rotations, and start thinking about residencies. Not only is Pharmacy Fair a professional event, it is also a social event. We have a Pharmily Night gathering, breakfast and lunch are provided on campus for the two days, classes are canceled, and students from all levels and locations attend.

Explore Job & Intern Opportunities
The Pharmacy Fair is your opportunity to find out which jobs might suit you best because there are hundreds of opportunities out there for pharmacy. Come prepared to meet many professionals from the pharmacy field via tables at the company exhibit and your own personal interviews selected by you. So, dress to impress, bring your CV and resume, and be prepared to have fun.

Resume/CV Handout

Residencies & PhORCAS
A panel of Residency Directors present the various residency opportunities available and there will be an opportunity for student questions. There will also be a presentation on how to navigate PhORCAS and other residency application tips.

Rotation Roundtable
A group of P4 students talk about their different rotation sites and what they have to offer. There will be representatives from all the different APPE zones (Boise, Twin Falls, N. Idaho, Reno, Pocatello, Alaska). There will be an opportunity for students to ask questions, so come prepared.

This is a student-led event and takes a huge group of volunteers to make it successful each year. There are all sorts of positions for all availability levels and talents. It feels great to be a part of the team and be able to say I helped accomplish that! Look for info on volunteering in the spring semester.

Note: Pharmacy Fair is a required event for all P1s and P4s - Be prepared and plan accordingly. P4s, there is a small travel stipend available based on your APPE zone, and the preceptors get notified by OEE, but you will still need to work out your specific schedule details with your preceptor when the time comes. P2s and P3s, don’t feel left out. Be a part of the planning committee and attend events to network and continue laying the groundwork for future employment. Attend the Chu Lectureship.

Current Year Info will be posted in early Spring and can be found by clicking the buttons below.

Idaho Students
2024 Idaho Pharmacy Fair Student Schedule
Companies with Available Schedules
View my Schedule

Alaska Information
Details to be provided soon or reach out to Alaska contacts listed above.


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