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University of Northern Iowa to host International Opportunities Fair Wednesday, Sept. 25<br>

September 17, 2002
Contact: 

Ella Sweigert, Study Abroad Program Coordinator, (319) 273-7078
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa International Opportunities Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25, in Maucker Union, Expansions A and B, on the UNI campus. The fair is sponsored by UNI Study Abroad in the Office of International Programs. It will open with a welcome address by UNI President Robert Koob and Iowa Senator Donald Redfern.

More than 40 exhibitors from UNI programs and outside organizations will participate in the fair. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of international study programs and internships, as well as volunteer and work options.

Following the fair, there will be three workshops related to international topics, beginning at 3 p.m., in the Maucker Union Ambassador Room. Workshops are: 'Making the Most of Your International Experience: Resume, Job Search, and Grad School Application,' at 3 p.m.; 'Internships and Work Abroad Programs,' at 4 p.m.; and 'Study Abroad Basics: Getting Started,' at 5 p.m. The workshop series is co-sponsored by the Office of International Programs and the UNI Career Center. Students may attend one, two or all three sessions.

Pre-registration is not required to attend the fair or the workshop series.

More information about the fair is available by contacting UNI Study Abroad at

(319) 273-7078, or by visiting the program's Web site at www.uni.edu/studyabroad.