EDINBURG - Representative from more than 50 local and national businesses will gather Thursday (April 22), for the Second Annual Valley Career Day from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The University of Texas-Pan American Ballroom.
"This gathering of businesses creates an environment which gives an opportunity for UTPA students to interact with local as well as national businesses," said Rosie Falcon, career day coordinator for the UTPA College of Business Administration. "It's the perfect opportunity for students to explore their options."
Falcon said students will get the chance to apply and interview for internships and part-time and full-time positions with the more than 50 companies participating in the program.
"We're expecting a good turnout this year," Falcon said. "Last year, we had between 500 and 700 students take interest in the program, and it looks like there is going to be even more student interest this year."
Falcon said businesses such as New York Life, XEROX, Sears, Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District, State Farm, Blockbuster Inc., General Mills Inc., Target, The Wornick Company, Wal-mart and many others will be attending Career Day.
Free food and drinks donated by some of the companies participating in program will be available.
Registration for students interested in participating in Career Day will be held April 19-22 at the College of Business Administration, room 120B.
For more information on Career Day, contact Falcon at 956/318-5225.