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2012 Business & Hospitality Career Fair

February 29 through March 6, 2012
Texas A&M International University
Laredo, Texas

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Our Career Fair is a four-day event filled with exciting and dynamic events and workshops designed to equip students and graduates alike with important skills sets as they pursue employment and or internship opportunities.

As an exhibitor, you will have access to a talented student/graduate population as diverse as the cross-section of majors they represent. Throughout the Career Fair week, there will be plenty of opportunities to network with members of our community, university alumni and our up and coming graduates. Allow us to partner with you in your search for qualified and prepared potential candidates.

Additionally, you may also take advantage of participating as a corporate presenter—giving you the opportunity to promote your company in a classroom setting and reach students/graduates who are specifically interested in employment and or internships within your company.

If your organization wishes to sponsor an event, please let us know. This is a unique opportunity to market your organization to Career Fair. To view sponsorship packages, please click here.

Donations of door prizes by independent employers would be greatly appreciated but are optional. Contact careerservices@tamiu.edu for more info.


Schedule of Events

Wednesay, February 29, 2012

Career Café Grand Opening

The Office of Career Services is busy updating its existing facilities with a newly designed professional learning environment for the benefit and use of the TAMIU student and alumni communities.  Its new image and expanded service menu builds on a higher level of professionalism and enhanced career development opportunities to include a Career Café with news broadcasts from around the world, a coffee station, and a slew of digital and hardcopy career related resources.  Additionally, the Office of Career Services will also launch a variety of new workshops and recruitment events.  And as an extra amenity, visitors will enjoy the artistic talent of our very own art students whose work will be displayed throughout our new office setting.

 


Thursday & Friday, March 1-2, 2012

Students are encouraged to visit with any of our Career Advisors in preparation for the job fair or to discuss any other career related matter.  Staff will be on hand to assist with resume reviews, interviewing skills and professional attire.  Please drop by the Career Service Office for your individualized consultation.  No appointment necessary; consultations will be offered on a first-come-first-serve basis, from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 pm.



Monday, March 5, 2012

Business Class Case Studies

Times and locations: TBA

This year’s agenda calls on business and hospitality industry experts to partner with the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences and serve as facilitators of real-world Case Study scenarios with undergrad and graduate students.  Students will have an opportunity to participate with business leaders in a hands-on learning experience to solve a company’s case study.

 


Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Recruiter Registration & Booth Setup
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Student Center, 1st & 2nd Floor Rotunda

Opportunity for recruiters to set up their booths for the job fair in the afternoon.

Employer & Faculty Luncheon & Welcome Address by A.R. Sanchez Jr. School of Business Dean, Dr. R. Steve Sears
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Center, 2nd Floor, Ballroom, Section A

Networking luncheon for employers and TAMIU faculty members.

Career Fair
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Student Center, 1st & 2nd Floor Rotunda

Recruiter Booth taken down
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Student Center, 1st & 2nd Floor Rotunda

Local, state and national employers from a variety of industries come together to promote employment and internship opportunities for TAMIU students and the Laredo community. Employers will also host corporate presentations throughout the day. Schedules and room locations to be announced.

 


Registration

For Students/Alumni

Registration for these events is not mandatory, and the events are free of charge to students, alumni and the general community. To show interest and receive announcements about any of these upcoming events, please RSVP by clicking the links under the descriptions to register on our TAMIU Calendar pages, event pages on Facebook or in Dusty Works! (Login > Career Events > Search > "2012 Career Fair - Job Fair" > "Register For Event").

For Employers:

Regular Registration is $120.00 by the deadline date of February 24, 2012.
Registration fee includes 2 meal tickets for the luncheon on March 6th from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Fee also includes 1 skirted 6 ft. table, 2 chairs, 1 sign with printed organization name (no logos) and wireless access for the job fair on March 6th, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Additional meal tickets are $25.00 each.

Late Registration is $150.00.

Only regular registration fees (including meal tickets) are fully reimbursable if done by the deadline date.

Please follow the following steps to register:

STEP 1:
Click the appropriate link to register:

STEP 2:
If you will be needing Audio/Video equipment (such as outlets, etc.) or Wireless Internet Connectivity, please e-mail Career Services with a list of your needs at careerservices@tamiu.edu.

STEP 3:
Make sure Career Services has a list of names, e-mails, and phone numbers for all recruiters attending the Luncheon and Job Fair. E-mail this list to careerservices@tamiu.edu.

STEP 4:
Donations of door prizes by independent employers would be greatly appreciated, but are optional. Contact careerservices@tamiu.edu for more info.

Sponsorship

Interested in making your organization visible at our Fair? To view sponsorship package, click here.

Contact Info

This event is sponsored by the TAMIU Office of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and by the Office of Career Services.

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TAMIU 2011 Career Expo

“Building Bridges for Success!”
March 1-4, 2011
Texas A&M International University
Laredo, Texas

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The theme for the TAMIU 2011 Career Expo highlights the importance and value of the art of networking. Our Career Expo is a four-day event filled with exciting and dynamic events and workshops designed to equip students and graduates alike with important skills sets as they pursue employment and or internship opportunities.

As an exhibitor, you will have access to a talented student/graduate population as diverse as the cross-section of majors they represent. Throughout the Career Expo week, there will be plenty of opportunities to network with members of our community, university alumni and our up and coming graduates. Allow us to partner with you in your search for qualified and prepared potential candidates.

Additionally, you may also take advantage of participating as a corporate presenter—giving you the opportunity to promote your company in a classroom setting and reach students/graduates who are specifically interested in employment and or internships within your company.

If your organization wishes to sponsor an event, please let us know. This is a unique opportunity to market your organization to Career Expo attendees. To view sponsorship packages, please click here.

Donations of door prizes by independent employers would be greatly appreciated but are optional. Contact careerservices@tamiu.edu for more info.


Schedule of Events

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

“Marketing your Image for Success” Sponsored by Dillard’s and Sport Clips
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Image Makeover
1 – 4 p.m.
Student Center, SC 114, Resource Center

Participants will learn about specific techniques and strategies in creating and marketing their image through the use of flattering styles, conservative make-up applications, accessorizing and grooming tips. For men and women. Please RSVP for this event; FREE individual makeovers will be offered; limited availability.

Student/Alumni/Community RSVP Links for Image Makeover:
TAMIU Calendar | Facebook | Dusty Works

Paper Presentations from the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business & Project Presentations from Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
6 – 8 p.m.
Student Center, SC 231

Doctoral candidates from the AR Sanchez, Jr. School of Business and the Student in Free Enterprise (SIFE) organization come together to showcase presentation papers and projects.

Student/Alumni/Community RSVP Links for Presentations:
TAMIU Calendar | Facebook | Dusty Works


Wednesday, March 2, 2011

“Creating a Professional Image” Sponsored by Dillard’s, Macy’s and JCPenney
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Fashion Show
1 – 2:30 p.m.
Student Center Lobby

A fashion show highlighting up-to-date business wear from local retailers and our Dress for Success partners, Dillard’s, Macy’s and JCPenney. Attendees will learn to recognize the importance of developing a professional image by selecting appropriate work place attire-- leading to greater career success potential.

Student/Alumni/Community RSVP Links for Fashion Show:
TAMIU Calendar | Facebook | Dusty Works

Mock Panel Interview from the College of Arts & Sciences/Criminal Justice Department
Facilitated by: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and U.S. Marshals Service
4 – 6 p.m.
Center for the Fine and Performing Arts, Recital Hall

The College of Arts & Sciences/Criminal Justice Department will host a Mock Panel Interview conducted by Federal law enforcement agency representatives. Attendees will benefit from witnessing an actual Panel Interview and learn about the do’s and don’ts of one of the most challenging phases of the hiring process.

Student/Alumni/Community RSVP Links for Mock Panel:
TAMIU Calendar | Facebook | Dusty Works

Paper Presentations from the College of Arts & Sciences, Criminal Justice majors
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Student Center, SC 231

Criminal Justice undergraduate and graduate majors will present their research projects to and network with an audience of peers and law enforcement agency representatives.

Student/Alumni/Community RSVP Links for Paper Presentations:
TAMIU Calendar | Facebook | Dusty Works


Thursday, March 3, 2011

Recruiter Registration & Booth Setup
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Student Center Ballroom

Opportunity for recruiters to set up their booths for the job fair in the afternoon.

Employer & Faculty Luncheon
12 – 1:30 p.m.
University Success Center, USC 101A

Networking luncheon for employers and TAMIU faculty members.

Welcome Address by A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business Dean, Dr. R. Steve Sears
1 – 1:30 p.m.
University Success Center, USC 101A

Job Fair/Corporate Presentations*
2 – 6 p.m.
Student Center Ballroom
*Corporate presentations held concurrently in SC 231 & SC 236

Local, state and national employers from a variety of industries come together to promote employment and internship opportunities for TAMIU students and the Laredo community. Employers will also host corporate presentations throughout the day. Schedules and room locations to be announced.

Student/Alumni/Community RSVP Links for Job Fair:
TAMIU Calendar | Facebook | Dusty Works


Friday, March 4, 2011

Dining Etiquette Workshop** Sponsored by Texas Roadhouse and Enterprise Holdings
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Off-campus at Texas Roadhouse Restaurant
**For students and by invitation only.


Registration

For Students/Alumni

Registration for these events is not mandatory, and the events are free of charge to students, alumni and the general community. To show interest and receive announcements about any of these upcoming events, please RSVP by clicking the links under the descriptions to register on our TAMIU Calendar pages, event pages on Facebook or in Dusty Works! (Login > Career Events > Search > "2011 Career Expo - Job Fair" > "Register For Event").

For Employers:

Regular Registration is $120.00 by the deadline date of February 25, 2011.
Registration fee includes 2 meal tickets for the luncheon on March 3rd from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Fee also includes 1 skirted 6 ft. table, 2 chairs, 1 sign with printed organization name (no logos) and wireless access for the job fair on March 3rd, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Additional meal tickets are $25.00 each.

Late Registration is $150.00.

Only regular registration fees (including meal tickets) are fully reimbursable if done by the deadline date.

Please follow the following steps to register:

STEP 1:
Click the appropriate link to register:

STEP 2:
If you will be needing Audio/Video equipment (such as outlets, etc.) or Wireless Internet Connectivity, please e-mail Career Services with a list of your needs at careerservices@tamiu.edu.

STEP 3:
Make sure Career Services has a list of names, e-mails, and phone numbers for all recruiters attending the Luncheon and Job Fair. E-mail this list to careerservices@tamiu.edu.

STEP 4:
Donations of door prizes by independent employers would be greatly appreciated, but are optional. Contact careerservices@tamiu.edu for more info.

Sponsorship

Interested in making your organization visible at our Expo? To view sponsorship package, click here.

Contact Info

This event is sponsored by the TAMIU Office of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and by the Office of Career Services.

Useful Links

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Office of Career Services / Office of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Student Center 114 • Regular Hours: Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
TEL 956.326.HIRE (4473) • FAX 956.326.2259 • careerservices@tamiu.edu

5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, TX 78041-1900 Work956.326.2100