Recruiting Events and Career Programming

Career Programming

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

students at on-campus job fair

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.

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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.

Spring 2021 Recruiting Events 

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

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SuitUp

January 31, 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.

Learn more about this event

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Virtual STEM Career Fair 

February 10, 2021

Students and alumni interested in careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math-related industries sign up to attend virtual 1:1 and Group Sessions to learn about potential employers, internships, co-ops, part-time and full-time positions. 

Learn more about this event.

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Virtual Finance and Accounting Career Fair 

February 25, 2021

Students and alumni interested in careers in finance and accounting sign up to attend virtual 1:1 and Group Sessions to learn about potential employers, internships, co-ops, part-time and full-time positions. 

Learn more about this event.

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Virtual Interviewing Program 

February 17 to April 16, 2021

We have moved to a virtual format for the Spring "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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Virtual Art and Design Career Networking Day

March 4, 2021

Students and alumni interested careers related to art and design, including landscape architecture, architecture, graphic design, interior design, fine arts, web development, and digital media arts sign up to attend. Students and alumni interested in these careers sign up to attend virtual 1:1 and Group Sessions to learn about potential employers, internships, co-ops, part-time and full-time positions.

Learn more about this event.

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Virtual Marketing, Sales, and Management Career Fair

March 9, 2021

Students and alumni interested in careers in marketing, sales, and management sign up to attend virtual 1:1 and Group Sessions to learn about potential employers, internships, co-ops, part-time and full-time positions. Sign up instructions for students and alumni as well as registration instructions for employers can be found below.

Learn more about this event.

 

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Virtual Construction Networking and Interviewing Days

March 10 & 11, 2021

Employers recruit Construction Management and Civil and Industrial Engineering majors and minors for full-time, part-time, internship, and co-op positions. Participating organizations will choose which students and alumni to interview from among those who submit résumés for consideration.

Learn more about this event.

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Employer-hosted Events

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

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

 

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Virtual Kinesiology Career Fair

March 16, 2021

Students and alumni interested in careers in kinesiology sign up to attend virtual 1:1 and Group Sessions to learn about potential employers, internships, co-ops, part-time and full-time positions.

Learn more about this event.

 

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Virtual Communication Professionals Networking Fair

March 18, 2021

Students and alumni interested in careers in communications, journalism, advertising, public relations, film production, and related industries sign up to attend virtual 1:1 and Group Sessions to learn about potential employers, internships, co-ops, part-time and full-time positions.

Learn more about this event.

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Virtual Government and Nonprofit Career Fair

March 23, 2021

Students and alumni interested in careers in government and nonprofit organizations sign up to attend virtual 1:1 and Group Sessions to learn about potential employers, internships, co-ops, part-time and full-time positions. 

Learn more about this event.

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Virtual School Professionals' Networking Day

March 30, 2021

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 this event.

Fall 2021 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)

Date TBD for Fall 2021

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!

More details coming May 2021

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Virtual Interviewing Program 

Date TBD for Fall 2021

We have moved to a virtual format 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)


Date TBD for Fall 2021

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. 

More details coming May 2021

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Health Professions Fair (virtual event)

Date TBD for Fall 2021

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.

More details coming May 2021

Students and employers at Agriculture Career Fair

Agriculture Career Fair (virtual event)

Date TBD for Fall 2021

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. 

More details coming May 2021

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Graduate and Professional Schools Fair (virtual event)

Date TBD for Fall 2021

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.

More details coming May 2021

Employer interviewing student at construction interviewing day

Construction Interviewing Day (virtual event)

Date TBD for Fall 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 spring.

More details coming May 2021

education student working with elementary student

School Professionals' Networking Day (virtual event)

Date TBD for Fall 2021

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. 

More details coming May 2021