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Spring 2018 Career Events & Fairs

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Bobcat Career Prep

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

Plan to attend this fun and casual event to help boost your chances of landing your next job or internship!  We’ll also be giving away t-shirts, free food, and a free suit every 20 minutes during the event!

Employers from various companies will be leading presentations and activities, so it's a great way to network with them in a fun, casual environment while getting some insider tips for your job search.

There are two session options to choose from: 6:00 – 7:00 PM or 7:00 – 8:00 PM.  You can also attend both if you wish.

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Fashion Merchandising Career Forum

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
$10.00
Contact:
Bobbie Moore, 512.245.2445
Campus Sponsor:
The Fashion Merchandising Program in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences in collaboration with Career Services

The Fashion Merchandising Program in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences in collaboration with Career Services at Texas State University will be hosting its annual regional career seminar and recruiting event on January 31st and February 1st. Texas State students majoring in Fashion Merchandising as well as students attending other colleges and universities in Texas pursuing career options in Merchandising will be invited to participate in a full day of career planning and networking activities.

The program will include a keynote address by a major retailer at both breakfast and lunch, a choice of career seminars and special interest sessions conducted by retail professionals, and an afternoon career fair.

Last year this event had over 450 students in attendance and is expected to become the premier leadership event in the region. Texas State University has over 450 students majoring in Fashion Merchandising and is taking a leadership position in the education of individuals planning to pursue careers in retailing. We see a need for this type of innovative program and look forward to this year's Fashion Merchandising Career Forum.


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All Majors Career Fair

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

Meet employers from a wide variety of companies who will be seeking summer interns, part-time and full-time employees.  A complete list of employers attending this event will be available in Jobs4Cats or by downloading the Career Fair App.  Just search "TX State Career Fair Plus" on the App Store or Google Play Store.

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S.T.E.M. Career Fair

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services, 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

Meet employers from a variety of science, technology, engineering and math employers who will be seeking summer interns, part-time and full-time employees.  A complete list of employers attending this event will be available in Jobs4Cats or by downloading the Career Fair App.  Just search "TX State Career Fair Plus" on the App Store or Google Play Store.  All majors are welcome to attend.

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Graduate & Professional School Fair

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

If you're considering attending graduate school or pursuing a professional degree, come to the Graduate & Professional School Fair to meet recruiters from a variety of schools and get your questions answered.

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Criminal Justice Career Fair

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

Meet employers from a variety of law enforcement agencies and public service organizations.  A complete list of employers attending this event will be available in Jobs4Cats or by downloading the Career Fair App.  Just search "TX State Career Fair Plus" on the App Store or Google Play Store.  All majors are welcome to attend.

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Construction and Concrete Industries Career Fair

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

Meet employers from concrete and construction organizations who will be seeking summer interns, part-time and full-time employees.  A complete list of employers attending this event will be available in Jobs4Cats or by downloading the Career Fair App.  Just search "TX State Career Fair Plus" on the App Store or Google Play Store.  All majors are welcome to attend.

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McCoy College of Business Expo

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

Meet employers from various organizations who will be seeking summer interns, part-time and full-time employees.  A complete list of employers attending this event will be available in Jobs4Cats or by downloading the Career Fair App.  Just search "TX State Career Fair Plus" on the App Store or Google Play Store.  All majors are welcome to attend.

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Mass Communication Career Fair

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

Meet employers from various radio, television, PR and other communication providers who will be seeking summer interns, part-time and full-time employees.  A complete list of employers attending this event will be available in Jobs4Cats or by downloading the Career Fair App.  Just search "TX State Career Fair Plus" on the App Store or Google Play Store.  All majors are welcome to attend.

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Health Professions Programs Fair

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

If you're considering attending a graduate school that specializes in medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary or another allied health field, come to the Health Professions Programs Fair to meet recruiters from a variety of schools and get your questions answered.

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Nonprofit & Government Career Fair

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

Meet employers from non-profit organizations, government, and community service entities who will be seeking summer interns, part-time and full-time employees.  A complete list of employers attending this event will be available in Jobs4Cats or by downloading the Career Fair App.  Just search "TX State Career Fair Plus" on the App Store or Google Play Store.  All majors are welcome to attend.

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Teacher Job Fair Preparation Workshop

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Teaching Theater (LBJSC 4-16.1)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Emily Trepanier , 512-245-2645
Campus Sponsor:
The Office of Educator Preparation and Career Services

Are you a future teacher or coach? Will you attend the job fair this semester? Do you want to know how to stand out from the crowd? If you answered yes, and would like tips, tricks, and a better understanding of what to expect at the Teacher Job Fair this semester, make sure to register to attend this workshop!

The Office of Educator Preparation and Career Services are partnering to provide preparation workshops as the Teacher Job Fair approaches. Over 150 school districts will attend the Teacher Job Fair this semester, and several will offer on-the-spot interviews the afternoon of the job fair!

This two-hour preparation workshop will include an HR representative from one of our partner districts and some information from the Career Services Liaison to the College of Education regarding day-of-event information, sample resumes, advice for interviewing (from clothing to conversation), and other support services provided by Career Services. Materials with sample resumes, cover letters, and interview questions specifically for teachers will be distributed at this workshop.

Make sure to RSVP to claim your seat for the workshop HERE! For questions about this event, please email Emily Trepanier at emilyt@txstate.edu.


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Teacher Job Fair Preparation Workshop

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); Teaching Theater (ALK 250)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Emily Trepanier , 512-245-2645
Campus Sponsor:
The Office of Educator Preparation and Career Services

Couldn't make it to our March 6th workshop? Are you a future teacher or coach? Will you attend the job fair this semester? Do you want to know how to stand out from the crowd? If you answered yes, and would like tips, tricks, and a better understanding of what to expect at the Teacher Job Fair this semester, make sure to register to attend this workshop!

The Office of Educator Preparation and Career Services are partnering to provide preparation workshops as the Teacher Job Fair approaches. Over 150 school districts will attend the Teacher Job Fair this semester, and several will offer on-the-spot interviews the afternoon of the job fair!

This two-hour preparation workshop will include an HR representative from one of our partner districts and some information from the Career Services Liaison to the College of Education regarding day-of-event information, sample resumes, advice for interviewing (from clothing to conversation), and other support services provided by Career Services. Materials with sample resumes, cover letters, and interview questions specifically for teachers will be distributed at this workshop.

Make sure to RSVP to claim your seat for the workshop HERE! For questions about this event, please email Emily Trepanier at emilyt@txstate.edu.


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Teacher Job Fair

Location:
Off Campus; Embassy Suites & Conference Center
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

Meet recruiters from over 100 school districts who will be seeking student and full-time teachers.  A complete list of the school districts attending this event will be available in the Career Fair Plus App.  To download, just search "TX State Career Fair Plus" on the App Store or Google Play Store.


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Careers in the City: San Antonio

Location:
Off Campus; San Antonio, TX
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services and The Alumni Association

Interested in interning or working in San Antonio? Then don’t miss this opportunity to head to San Antonio with Career Services to practice your professional networking skills and meet local alumni to learn about their varied career paths and lives after Texas State.* 

This event is open to all majors, but space is limited - - only 20 spots! To register, come by the Career Services Office, LBJSC 5-7.1 – 5th floor to sign-up TODAY!

*Note: Appetizers and beverages included.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • RSVP at the Career Services office by Tuesday, March 27 and complete travel release paperwork
  • Attend required Info Session on either:
  • 1.) Wednesday, March 28th at 5:00 – 6:00PM or
  • 2.) Thursday, March 29th at 12:00 – 1:00PM in the Career Services Learning Lounge, located on fifth floor of LBJ Student Center
  • Must arrive promptly at the LBJ Bus Loop on Tuesday, April 3 at 3:45PM to ride in provided transportation to San Antonio and to return back home to San Marcos.
 Questions? Contact Ross Wood at rossw@txstate.eduor Bruce Howard at bhoward@txstate.edu.

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Careers in the City: Dallas

Location:
Off Campus; Dallas, TX
Cost:
$20.00
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services and The Alumni Association

***PLEASE NOTE:
This is an over-night trip to Dallas on Thursday, April 5 – Friday, April 6 | Depart Thursday: 9:30AM; Return: Friday: 6:00PM

Interested in interning or working in Dallas? Then don’t miss this opportunity to head to Dallas with Career Services to meet with the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce staff to learn about Dallas’s growth and career opportunities, visit with an employer, the Concentra North America HQ, and to network with alumni in the area!* 

Concentra, a division of Select Medical, is a national health care company focused on improving the health of America’s workforce. Their headquarters hires from all backgrounds and degrees.

*Note: Food and one-night lodging included with a $20 event deposit.

This event is open to all majors, but space is limited – only 20 spots. To register, come by the Career Services Office, LBJSC 5-7.1 – 5th floor to sign-up TODAY!

REQUIREMENTS:

  • RSVP at Career Services by Tuesday, March 27 and complete travel release paperwork and to provide the $20 trip deposit
  • Attend required Info Session on either:
  • 1.) Wednesday, March 28th at 5:00 – 6:00PM or
  • 2.) Thursday, March 29th at 12:00 – 1:00PM in the Career Services Resources Room, located on fifth floor of LBJ Student Center
  • Must arrive promptly at the LBJ Bus Loop on Thursday, April 5 at 8:45AM to ride in provided transportation to Dallas and to return back home to San Marcos.

Questions? Contact Ross Wood at rossw@txstate.eduor Emily Trepanier at emilyt@txstate.edu.


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Part-Time & Summer Job Fair

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

Meet a wide variety of employers looking to fill summer and part-time positions.  A complete list of employers attending this event will be available in Jobs4Cats or by downloading the Career Fair App.  Just search "TX State Career Fair Plus" on the App Store or Google Play Store.  All majors are welcome to attend.

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Marketable Skills Master Class Series: Think Like A Boss

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Room 3-13.1
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

Do you have what it takes to think like a boss? Join Career Services for this panel and workshop as we show you how to hone your leadership, critical thinking, and problem solving skills to help you stand out from the crowd and Think Like A Boss – whether you are just starting out on campus as a student leader, or you are beginning your search for the perfect internship, part-time, or full-time position!

Guest panelists include Private Practice Owner Christen Leal, LCSW (MS Social Work, BA English & Psychology) and Texas State University’s Physical Therapy Department Director of Clinical Education, Dr. Steve Spivey.

Refreshments and door prizes will be provided! All majors are welcome to attend.

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Careers in the City: Austin

Location:
Off Campus; Austin, TX
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services and The Alumni Association

Interested in interning or working in Austin? Then don’t miss this opportunity to head to Austin with Career Services to practice your professional networking skills and meet local alumni to learn about their varied career paths and lives after Texas State.*

This event is open to all majors, but space is limited - - only 30 spots! To register, come by the Career Services Office, LBJSC 5-7.1 – 5th floor to sign-up TODAY!

*Note:  Appetizers and beverages included.

Requirements:

  • RSVP at Career Services by Tuesday, April 3rd and complete travel release paperwork
  • Attend required Info Session on either:
    • 1.) Wednesday, April 4th at 5:00 – 6:00 pm or
    • 2.) Thursday, April 5th at 12:00 – 1:00pm in the Career Services Resources Room, located on fifth floor of LBJ Student Center
  • Must arrive promptly at the LBJ Bus Loop on Tuesday, April 12 at 4:15 pm to ride in provided transportation to Austin and to return back home to San Marcos.
Questions? Contact Ross Wood at rossw@txstate.eduor Bruce Howard at bhoward@txstate.edu.

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The Round Rock Campus Career Fair

Location:
Round Rock Campus; Avery Building
Cost:
free for job seekers
Contact:
Ralph Leal, 512-245-2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

Meet employers from a variety of organizations who will be seeking summer interns, part-time and full-time employees.

A complete list of employers attending this event will be available in Jobs4Cats or by downloading the Career Fair App.  Just search "TX State Career Fair Plus" on the App Store or Google Play Store.

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Guest Speaker: Zak Van Voorhees - Employment Specialist; Autism Society of Texas

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Room 5-6.2
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
The Office of Disability Services and Career Services

The Office of Disability Services and Career Services are hosting a Semester Send Off with guest speaker, Zak Van Voorhees, Employment Specialist, from the Autism Society of Texas. If you or someone you know, work with, or teach is affected by Autism, this event is an opportunity to learn about and discuss ways to overcome challenges associated with Autism when it comes to finding a career and successful employment. Attendees will also learn about services available to students and alumni at Career Services and ODS. Free pizza provided, and there will be door prize drawings for participation! All majors welcome to attend!

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Etiquette Dinner *Registration Required*

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
Free (no-show fee = +$10.00)
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services and The Family Association

Career Services cordially invites you to join us for an instructional three-course meal and dining etiquette presentation sponsored by the Family Association.

To reserve your seat at the etiquette dinner, you must collect your ticket from the Career Services office (5th floor of the LBJ Student Center) and have an active account in Jobs4Cats. (http://www.careerservices.txstate.edu/students).

This is a free event to the first 165 registrants. Registration is currently open and seats are offered on a “first come, first served” basis. Tickets will be available starting on Tuesday, March 27th at 8:00a.m.

Please contact Career Services at careerservices@txstate.edu with questions.

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Marketable Skills Master Class Series: Optimize Your Career

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Room 3-13.1
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Career Services , 512.245.2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

Do you have what it takes to optimize your career? Join Career Services for this panel and workshop as we show you how to hone your professional work ethic, career management, and global and intercultural fluency skills to help you stand out from the crowd – whether you are just starting out on campus as a student leader, or you are beginning your search for the perfect internship, part-time, or full-time position! Refreshments and door prizes will be provided! All majors are welcome to attend.

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