Job fairs will guide education job-seekers

Nov. 13, 2010 at 5:13 a.m.

The University of Houston-Victoria will host two job fairs for people entering the education field.

UHV Career Services is sponsoring education job fairs from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday in Victoria and 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 3 at the UH System at Cinco Ranch. Both fairs are free and open to the public.

The Victoria event will be in the Multi-Purpose Room of the UHV University Center, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St.

The UH System at Cinco Ranch, 4242 S. Mason Road in Katy.

"This is a good way for students nearing the completion of their education degree to make contacts and find out what certification will be needed," said Eunice Mesa, Career Services coordinator. "Many school districts are experiencing budget shortages, so they will only hire those students who are certified to teach the courses they need."

Mesa said 12 school districts from the Victoria and greater Houston areas will be represented at the job fairs.

"While spring is the prime hiring season for school districts, this is an excellent opportunity for students to begin putting their name out there," Mesa said.

Job-seekers do not need to register for the job fairs, but are encouraged to bring copies of their resume to give to prospective employers. Those attending also are invited to meet with representatives from the UHV School of Education & Human Development to discuss graduate education options.

Exhibitors should register by Tuesday through the Career Services website at

For more information, contact Mesa at 361-570-4369 or



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