TAMIU Ready for "Job and Career Fair" March 20

Texas A&M International University's city-wide job fair, "Job and Career Fair" is nearing as employers from numerous sectors prepare for the Fair's 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.

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 A to Z Tire & Battery, Inc. AIG American General, Aldine Independent School District, Alice Independent School District, Alternative-South Texas Educator Program, Area Health Education Center-UTSA, Army ROTC - Texas A&M International University, At-Work Personnel, Austin Independent School District, Bastrop Independent School District, Beneficial Management, Bryan Independent School District, Cardservice International, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, City of Laredo, City of Laredo Police Department, Colonial Supplemental Insurance, Corpus Christi Independent School District, Dallas Independent School District, Defense Intelligence Agency, Dickinson Independent School District, Dr. Ike's Home Center, Ector County Independent School District, Elgin Independent School District, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Fort Worth Independent School District, General Services Administration, Greyhound Lines, Hays Consolidated I.S.D., H.E.B. Grocery Company, Hilti, Hondo Independent School District, Houston Independent School District, International Bank of Commerce, KB Homes, KGNS-TV, Laredo Fire Department, Laredo Independent School District Laredo Teachers Federal Credit Union, Luby's, Mercy Health Center

Nationwide Insurance, New York City Department of Education, Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner, Office of the Attorney General, Oklahoma City University School of Law, Personnel Cooperative Services, ESC-20, Pleasanton Independent School District, Poteet Independent School District, Progressive Insurance, and Regent Care Center.

Also participating are Richardson Independent School District

Rodríguez Pharmacy, San Antonio Independent School District, Spring Independent School District, Target Stores, Target Stores - Assets Protection, Texas A&M International University-Enrollment Management, Texas A&M International University-Graduate Student Services, Texas A&M International University-Human Resources

Texas Careers, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Uni-Trade Forwarding, Union Pacific Railroad, United Independent School District, United States Customs Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, U.S. Department of State, United States Marshals Service, United States Naval Reserve, United States Navy Officer Programs, Victoria Independent School District, Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60, and Wells Fargo Bank.

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