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UTSA Career Conference is Friday, Aug. 15 at University Center

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(Aug. 6, 2014) -- The University Career Center and USAA will host the 2014 Career Conference from 8 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Friday, Aug. 15 in the University Center on the Main Campus. General sessions will be in the Denman Ballroom (2.01.28) with workshops in adjacent meeting rooms.

The daylong event for UTSA seniors, graduate students and recent alumni will feature a variety of events focused on career success and the transition from college to the professional workplace.

There will be an opening general session with breakfast and a keynote speaker, followed by a choice of 15 workshops, an employer panel, a professional etiquette luncheon and networking training. The final event of the day will be a networking mixer in which attendees can meet corporate representatives from USAA and a variety of other participating organizations. There will be a resume review table available throughout the day by University Career Center staff, as well as a LinkedIn photo booth to update professional photos.

Space is limited to the first 150 registrants. Seniors, graduate students and recent alumni are invited. A $10 deposit is required to reserve a spot, and the fee will be refunded in full upon check-in the morning of the event. Business professional dress is required for all events.

To view the agenda and register for the conference, access your RowdyJobs student account. The Career Conference is under the "Workshops and Events" section.

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For more information, visit the University Career Center website or contact Morris Ellington at 210-458-6844.

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