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Job shadowing and informational interviewing in Yucatan, Mexico<br>

November 21, 2002

Isabela Varela, career information specialist, UNI Career Center, (319) 273-6857
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾–Ten University of Northern Iowa students will participate in an international pre-professional preview experience in Merida, Mexico in January 2003.

__(NAME)__, a __(CLASSIFICATION/MAJOR)__ from __(HOMETOWN)__ will be participating in the 'UNI Job Shadowing and Informational Interviewing in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico,' Jan. 5-15. The program is offered by the UNI career center, in collaboration with the UNI Department of Modern Languages.

While in the Yucatan, students will have the opportunity to visit workplace settings and interview professionals who are working in fields related to the students' areas of study and career interest.

In addition, students who participate in the program will be given organized tours to areas of cultural and historical interest relevant to the Yucatan Peninsula, and will stay with local families to increase their cultural awareness through personal interactions.

For more information contact Isabela Varela, career information specialist, UNI Career Center, at (319) 273-6857.