Virtual Career Events

Employers have shifted to recruiting students through virtual events. Job seekers are strongly encouraged to actively seek out virtual career event opportunities to continue their job search. Learn more below.

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LSU Olinde Career Center Events

Spring 2020 On-campus Events

career expo in the PMAC

LSU Career Expo 

February 5, 2020

Spring Career Expo is our largest one-day recruiting event of the year, drawing about 2,300 students and over 200 employers. This event is open to all industries and majors. We also host receptions for Business and Engineering this week.

Learn more and register for Career Expo!

networking reception

College of Engineering Networking Reception

February 4, 2020

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.

Learn more and register for the Engineering Networking Reception!

 

 

students and professor walking in BEC

E. J. Ourso College of Business Networking Reception

February 5, 2020

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

Learn more and register for the Business Networking Reception!

students holding suits

Suit Up with JCPenney

February 9, 2020

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 up to 60% off when combining the exclusive 40% off coupon for all attendees with existing store discounts! These deals include a great selection of professional suits, shirts, blouses, and shoes.

Learn more about Suit Up with JCPenney!

Student checking in for on-campus interview

On-Campus Interviewing Program (OCI)

February 10 - April 9, 2020

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.

Learn more about on-campus interviews.
 

kinesiology employer at career fair booth

Kinesiology Career Fair

March 10, 2020

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

Learn more and register for the Kinesiology Career Fair!

 

student talking to adviser

Major Mining Workshop
Choose from

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 spring. 

Spring Sessions:

March 17, 2:30–3:30 p.m., in 129 Himes Hall
March 18, 3–4 p.m., in 129 Himes Hall
March 19, 3–4 p.m., in 129 Himes Hall

Register for a Major Mining Workshop today!

students at graduation commencement

Get Into Graduate School Workshop Series

If you are interested in attending either graduate school, then these workshops are just what you need to get a jump start on the admissions process! Students interested in law school should view details on Geaux Pre-Law Week, and students interested in medical or dental school application support should view Pre-Health Advising resources at LSU.

Session: Graduate School Overview, March 9
Session: Financing Graduate School, March 10
Session: Personal Statements & Résumés, March 11

student and employer network at art and design career event

Art + Design Career Networking Day

March 6, 2020

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

Learn more and register for Art + Design Career Networking Day!



construction job site

Construction Interviewing Day

March 12, 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 fall.

Learn more and register for Construction Interviewing Day!

student with employer at networking event

Networking Night at Manship

Cancelled: Students and alumni should submit their resume to this Resume Book in lieu of this event. Your resume will be shared with recruiters who would have attended this event.

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.

dewalt career fair booth

Opportunity Knocks! A Late Season Career Fair

Cancelled: Students and alumni should submit their resume to this Resume Book in lieu of this event. Your resume will be shared with recruiters who would have attended this event.

This event connects students with recruiters hiring for full-time jobs, part-time jobs, summer seasonal positions, and internships. This event is open to students of all majors. Graduating business and liberal arts 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. 

 

education student working with elementary student

School Professionals' Networking Day

Cancelled: Students and alumni should submit their resume to this Resume Book in lieu of this event. Your resume will be shared with recruiters who would have attended this event.

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 fall. 

 
 

Fall 2020 On-campus Events Coming Soon!

student and employer shaking hands

Employer Drive In

Date TBD for Fall 2020

This employers-only, all-day workshop instructs employers on how to best recruit 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!

More details coming in June 2020.

student eating ice cream at job fair

On-Campus Job Fair

Date TBD for Fall 2020

This new initiative during Welcome Week is an opportunity for on-campus departments to engage with students who are seeking on-campus employment. 

More details coming in June 2020.

students holding suits

JCPenney Suit Up

Date TBD for Fall 2020

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 in June 2020. 

student in olinde career center

On-Campus Interviewing Program (OCI)

Date TBD for Fall 2020

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 in June 2020.

student at career fair booth

College of Engineering Networking Reception

Date TBD for Fall 2020

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 in June 2020.

expo in pmac

LSU Career Expo

Date TBD for Fall 2020

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 in June 2020.

 

students walking with professor in BEC

E.J. Ourso College of Business Networking

Date TBD for Fall 2020


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 in June 2020.

employer conducting interview with student

Construction Interviewing Day

Date TBD for Fall 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 fall.

More details coming in June 2020.

 

faculty member in biology lab

Health Professions Fair

Date TBD for Fall 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 - which continues to see great success in student attendance. 

More details coming in June 2020.

  

graduates at commencement

Law School & Graduate Workshops

Date TBD for Fall 2020

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!

More details coming in June 2020.

kinesiology employer at career fair booth

Geauxing Kinesiology

Date TBD for Fall 2020


Students learn from a panel of professionals about the variety of careers they can pursue after graduating with a degree in Kinesiology or related majors.

4:30–5 p.m.: Student Check In

5–6:30 p.m.: Students rotate through three sessions, learning from a panel of professionals about the variety of careers available to Kinesiology graduates and related majors.

6:30–7:30 p.m.: Networking among students and panelists

Location: LSU Student Union Atchafalaya Room

More details coming in June 2020.

graduate in petro plant

Major Mining Workshop

Date TBD for Fall 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 spring. 

 

aerial photo of campus

Leading Louisiana Networking Night

Date TBD for Fall 2020


A career event for students who desire to make a positive impact on the most pressing challenges for Louisiana, including coastal and environmental conservation, economic development, and health and well-being. This event is a partnership between the LSU Olinde Career Center, Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College, and the College of the Coast & Environment.

More details coming in June 2020.

student speaking with potential employer

Agriculture Career Fair

Date TBD for Fall 2020

Co-hosted with the College of Agriculture, this event will allow 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. 

More details coming in June 2020.

jefferson parish public school system career fair booth

School Professionals' Networking Day

Date TBD for Fall 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 in June 2020.