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Texas A&M Offers Suit Rental for Students Seeking Jobs

by Associated Press

COLLEGE STATION, Texas ― Texas A&M University has opened a Career Closet to help students without the money to buy business clothes rent the items for job interviews.

Ceremonies were held Tuesday at the Memorial Student Center in College Station.

Clothing rental is free but the student must pay $5 for dry cleaning of the returned items.

Chancellor John Sharp and members of the Chancellor’s Century Council last fall donated $70,000 to create or support similar programs at all schools in the A&M system. The Career Closet in College Station used the funds buy 200 suits, for men and women.

The organization is accepting donations of suits and other professional clothing, including shoes, belts and ties.

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