TAMIU Presents "Job and Career Fair" March 20

Texas A&M International University's city-wide job fair, "Job and Career Fair" will draw nearly 100 employers during its annual presentation Thursday, March 20 from 1-5 p.m. in the in the Student Center Ballroom.

Students, alumni and the community may take advantage of the event, featuring employers representing the corporate, educational, governmental and non-profit arenas. The event is free and open to the public.

Deadline for employers to register is Feb. 14 and they may do so by contacting the Office of Career Services. Registration fee is $80 per participant and $10 extra for each additional representative. Late charge is $10.

Viky García, career services director, said the Fair will serve the needs of those making a career move, going to gradate school or looking for a volunteer opportunity.

"People who want to receive career and advice or network with future employers will feel right at home at the Job and Career Fair," she said.

Participating employers include the New York City Department of Education, Mercy Health Center, various school districts in Texas, Nationwide Insurance, Pfizer Research & Development, Texas Park & Wildlife Department, Uni-Trade Forwarding, C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc., Office of the Attorney General, Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner, Laredo Teachers Federal Credit Union, Luby's, The U.S. Department of State, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Oklahoma City University School of Law, Seagate Technology, Area Health Education Center - UTSA and TAMIU.

For further information, please contact Career Services at 326-2260 or visit offices located in the new Student Center, room 114. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday and 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu