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SELF EMPLOYMENT FAIR AT UNM

March 22, 2011

(Albuquerque, NM) Anyone who has ever dreamed of being their own boss is invited to attend the Anderson School of Management's Self Employment Fair on Tuesday, March 29 from 11 am - 2 pm in the UNM Student Union Building (SUB). The event was created to provide information to those considering entrepreneurship as a career option.

Representatives from ACCION, the City of Albuquerque, Youth Entrepreneurship, Wells Fargo, STC.UNM, WESST Corp., New Mexico Angels, SCORE, the Small Business Administration, the Small Business Development Center, Hispano Chamber of Commerce, and the Loan Fund will be on hand to answer questions and provide self employment and entrepreneurial information and resources. This is the perfect opportunity for those who are having difficulties finding a job or for students getting ready to graduate who would like to start a business.

In addition to the fair, there will be entrepreneurial presentations every half hour in the Fiesta room.


  • 11 am Lessons Learned from Successful Entrepreneurial Anderson Alums

  • 11:30 am Defining Your Product and Market Where are the opportunities?

  • Noon Financing Your Business

  • 12:30 pm Pitch Your Idea to the Entrepreneurial Experts

  • 1:00 pm Nuts and Bolts of Entrepreneurship

  • 1:30 pm Overview of New Mexico Self Employment Resources



The Self Employment Fair will be held on the third floor of the SUB in the Lobo and Fiesta rooms on the UNM Campus. Admission is free and open to all UNM Community members. Parking is available in the Cornell parking structure located next to Popejoy Hall.

For more information about the fair contact Karin Kase, Manager of Career Services at the Anderson School, at kase@mgt.unm.edu or call (505) 277-8870.

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The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit www.mgt.unm.edu, email info@mgt.unm.edu, or call (505) 277-6471.

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