Career Expos/Networking

We know that networking can be somewhat intimidating. We are here to improve your chances of securing an internship or job, expanding your professional network, and gaining insight into your career decision-making. Our career expos provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Engage with employers to learn about potential career paths, as well as internship and full-time opportunities
  • Identify which skills and experiences can increase your chances of employment
  • Use your marketable skills and brand yourself to employers
  • Build a professional network to enhance employment opportunities

Internship Expo (Fall 2019) - Registration Open August 12

The Internship Expo as part of Internship Week brings regional organizations looking to hire students for internships in small business, non-profits, and government industries. Employers who have recruited in the past include International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Emerson, Office of Congressman Vicente Gonzalez, Woodcrafters, and more.

Brownsville Campus - Wed., September 18, 2019  |  11:30a.m.-1:30p.m.  |  Main Courtyard

Edinburg Campus - Thurs., September 19, 2019  |  11:30a.m.-1:30p.m.  |  University Ballroom

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Career Expo (Fall 2019) - Registration Open June 10

The Fall Career Expo in collaboration with HESTEC attracts large organizations from across the nation looking to hire students for internships, full-time positions and careers. Employers who have recruited in the past include national and regional employers: PepsiCo, Toyota, American Airlines, Coca-Cola, Valley Baptist Health Systems, and IBM.

Brownsville Campus - Wed., October 2, 2019  |  10:00a.m.-2:00p.m.  |  El Gran Salon (Student Union)

Edinburg Campus - Fri., October 4, 2019  |  10:00a.m.-3:00p.m.  |  Fieldhouse (EHPE 1)

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Teachers Job Expo (Fall 2019) - Registration Open August 5

The Teachers Job Expo brings recruiters from various school districts across Texas looking to hire students pursuing teaching.

Brownsville Campus - Thurs., Nov. 7, 2019  |  9:00a.m.-12:00p.m.  |  El Gran Salon (Student Union)

Edinburg Campus - Fri., Nov. 8, 2019  |  9:00a.m.-12:00p.m.  |  University Recreation (UREC)

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