Nine local businesses participated in the first Student Employment Job Fair at The University of Texas-Pan American Student Union Thursday, April 10. The job fair gave UTPA students the opportunity to meet and fill out applications with business representatives from the City of McAllen, CoStep, Convergy's, T Mobile, H-E-B, IBC and others. The fair was held to assist students seeking full or part-time employment. The fair kicked off activities for Work-Study Appreciation Week, April 14-18. Above, T Mobile representative Alejandro Lopez assists a student in filling out a job application. The event was sponsored by Career Placement Services.