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Union Pacific hosts UTSA College Day info fair to discuss career options

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Union Pacific College Day at Sunset Station

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(May 21, 2012) -- (May 21, 2012) -- Union Pacific recently hosted a College Day in downtown San Antonio at the historic Sunset Station. The daylong event included career information sessions and the display of a steam train with souvenir cars. The event celebrated Union Pacific's 150th year of service and helped kick off Fiesta San Antonio.

Union Pacific brought hiring managers from departments such as finance, operations, IT, engineering and mechanical to discuss career opportunities with the company. UTSA students, faculty and Career Center staff members were on hand for an information session followed by a tour of the steam locomotive and cars.

Through its 150-year history, Union Pacific has offered challenging and rewarding work to fit the needs of a diverse, ambitious and multi-talented population. Union Pacific is expanding operations at its San Antonio hub in conjunction with the Eagle Ford Shale project development in South Texas.

UTSA students and alumni interested in learning more about career opportunities with UP can contact the UTSA Career Center at 210-458-4589 or visit the RowdyJobs website.

 

 

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UTSA prides itself on giving students a well-rounded education. Combining a top-tier academic program with opportunities for personal growth prepares students to compete in a global economy. And that's not all. They learn to be informed and engaged citizens as well. At the heart of that academic program is an award-winning core curriculum.

For four consecutive years, UTSA has received an A-rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for the caliber of its core curriculum. According to ACTA, UTSA requires its students to take six of the seven courses deemed "crucial" to a well-rounded education: composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and science. Only a handful of other institutions in the U.S. are giving students these tools, which are needed to succeed in careers and the community.

Did you know? UTSA is one of only three Texas institutions and 23 in the United States to receive the highest rating for its core curriculum in the 2014-2015 edition of the ACTA's "What Will They Learn?" report.

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