Recruiting Events and Career Programming

Career Programming

Programs hosted by the LSU Olinde Career Center to prepare students in becoming career ready:

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Exploring Majors & Careers

Trying to choose a major or career? Attend a workshop below to help you with your next step. Also visit our Exploring Majors and Careers page for helpful resources for choosing a major and career.

View upcoming Exploring Majors & Careers workshops and programs.

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Job Searching & Networking

Find part-time, internship and full-time job search tips as well as networking support at these programs. 

View upcoming Job Searching & Networking workshops and programs.

SuitUp, Sept. 3—6: Get exclusive discounts for LSU students when shopping professional attire at JCPenney online or in-store. 

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Graduate & Professional School

If you are interested in attending either law school, medical school or graduate school, then save the date for these programs. Also visit our Graduate School page for additional resources.

View upcoming Grad & Professional School workshops and programs.

Graduate & Professional Schools Fair: Meet with recruiters at this virtual event for exploring graduate school options.

Recruiting Events 

Students and alumni connect with employers at the following recruiting events hosted by the LSU Olinde Career Center:

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Employer Drive In (virtual event)

August 12, 2020

This employers-only, all-day workshop shared best practices for recruiting LSU students and alumni through breakout sessions, a student panel, and presentations by college deans from across campus. Kick-off the fall recruiting season with a crash course in recruiting at LSU!

Learn more about the Employer Drive In event. 

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Virtual Interviewing Program 

September 21 to November 20, 2020

We have moved to a virtual forma for the Fall "On-Campus Interviewing Program (OCI)." This nine-week program connects employers to students to interview for internships and full-time job opportunities.

Learn more about this virtual interviewing program

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Employer-hosted Events

Students are encouraged to attend virtual employer events posted in Handshake.

Log in to view a list of virtual events hosted by employers.

 

 

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LSU Career Expos (virtual event)


September 15 and 22, 2020

Career Expo is our largest recruiting event of the year and is broken into a two day event focused on industries. We offer a STEM Career Expo on September 15 and a Business, Government and Nonprofit Career Expo on September 22. 

Learn more about the LSU Career Expos.

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Health Professions Fair (virtual event)

October 6, 2020

Professional schools and programs, with specializations in the healthcare industry, connect with students with like-minded career paths or interests and have the chance to network, gather information and explore careers in health care. Medical, dental and other professional programs from Louisiana and across the country, in addition to several baccalaureate programs, look forward to this annual event.

Learn more about the Health Professions Fair.

Students and employers at Agriculture Career Fair

Agriculture Career Fair (virtual event)

October 15, 2020

Co-hosted with the College of Agriculture, this event hosts LSU and Southern University students of all majors to network with local and nationwide employers recruiting for a variety of internship and full-time positions within food, nutrition, textile, environmental, plant, soil and animal sciences as well as forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, conservation and natural resources management, business, engineering, communications, sales, fashion and merchandising, human services and more. Additionally, students will have the chance to inquire about admission information on agriculture professional school programs. 

Learn more about the Agriculture Career Fair

 

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Graduate and Professional Schools Fair (virtual event)

October 20, 2020 

LSU students of all disciplines are eager to meet with you to learn more about your graduate or professional program! We invite you to attend this event to share information about your program, admission requirements and application process to help students understand how your program can connect them to their future career.

Learn more about the Graduate and Professional Schools Fair.

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Construction Interviewing Day (virtual event)

October 23, 2020

Employers recruit students in Construction Management and Civil and Industrial Engineering for full-time, part-time, internship and co-op positions. We also offer a Construction Interviewing Day each spring.

Learn more about Construction Interviewing Day.

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School Professionals' Networking Day (virtual event)

October 28, 2020

School Professionals' Networking Day is a one-day recruitment program that partners schools and districts nationwide with students and alumni to network for full-time positions in the teaching, counseling, school librarian and media specialists, school psychologists, speech pathologists/therapists, audiologists, school leadership, social work and other school-based professional fields. We also offer a School Professionals' Interviewing Day each spring. 

Learn more about School Professionals' Networking Day.

 

Spring 2021 Recruiting Events

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SuitUp

Date TBD for Spring 2021

The LSU Olinde Career Center has collaborated with JCPenney to provide exclusive discounts to LSU students. Join us for this smart savings event to purchase full professional attire at 70% off when combining the 40% off coupon for all attendees with existing store discounts! These deals include a great selection of suits, shirts, blouses, and shoes! Consultants and staff will provide tips for fresh fashion styles and Sephora Mini Makeovers so students can be fully prepared and confident for potential job interviews and networking opportunities.

More details coming December 2020.

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College of Engineering Networking Reception


Date TBD for Spring 2021

This Pre-Expo Networking Reception allows employers participating in the Expo to visit with Engineering students in a more intimate setting than the Expo provides.

More details coming December 2020.


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LSU Career Expo

Date TBD for Spring 2021

This will be a one-day Career Expo from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. See event details for more information.

More details coming December 2020.

students walking with professor in BECE.J. Ourso College of Business Networking


Date TBD for Spring 2021

This Networking Reception allows employers participating in the Expo to visit with Business students in a more intimate setting than the Expo provides.

More details coming December 2020.

student in olinde career centerOn-Campus Interviewing Program (OCI)

Date TBD for Spring 2021

The On-campus Interviewing Program (OCI) is a nine-week program managed through Handshake, which brings employers to campus to interview students for internships and full-time job opportunities.

More details coming December 2020.

employer presenting company at boothArt & Design Career Networking Day

Date TBD for Spring 2021

Art + Design Career Networking Day connects students with employers recruiting for full-time, part-time, and internship positions in the art and design fields.

More details coming December 2020.


 

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Construction Interviewing Day

Date TBD for Spring 2021

Employers recruit students in Construction Management and Civil and Industrial Engineering for full-time, part-time, internship and co-op positions. We also offer a Construction Interviewing Day each fall.

More details coming December 2020.

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Networking Night at Manship

Date TBD for Spring 2021

Students network with employers in communication fields to learn about their respective organizations, build professional relationships, and find out about internship and other job opportunities.

More details coming December 2020.

kinesiology employer at career fair booth

Kinesiology Career Fair

Date TBD for Spring 2021

Students network with employers in kinesiology fields to learn about their respective organizations, build professional relationships, and find out about internship and other job opportunities.

More details coming December 2020.

 

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School Professionals' Networking Day

Date TBD for Spring 2020

School Professionals' Networking Day is a one-day recruitment program that partners schools and districts nationwide with students and alumni to network for full-time positions in the teaching, counseling, school librarian and media specialists, school psychologists, speech pathologists/therapists, audiologists, school leadership, social work and other school-based professional fields.

More details coming December 2020.

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Opportunity Knocks! A Late Season Career Fair

Date TBD for Spring 2021

Recruiters with hiring timelines in late Spring should attend this new event. Students from all majors are invited to attend this career event offering full-time, internship, and part-time opportunities with employers across a variety of industries, with a heavy emphasis on business and liberal arts major opportunities. Graduating students seeking full-time employment are especially encouraged to attend to make the most of this final on-campus recruiting event of the academic year. 

More details coming December 2020.

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Law School & Graduate Workshops

Date TBD for Spring 2021

If you are interested in attending either law school or grad school, then these workshops are just what you need to get a jump start on the admissions process!

Details coming in December 2020. In the meantime, visit our Graduate School page for resources for choosing a program and preparing your application materials.

 

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Major Mining Workshop

Date TBD for Spring 2020

Trying to choose a major? Unsure about the one you have? Learn how to select a major at LSU during one of these one-hour workshops this Fall. 

Details coming in December 2020. In the meantime, visit our Exploring Majors and Careers page for resources for choosing a major and career.