Jumping into Business Set for Aug. 28-29

Students talk in the courtyard during the Student Organization Fair

The Student Organization Fair showcases the college's many student groups. 

August 8, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Professional development and student involvement are at the core of “Jumping into Business,” the annual back-to-school event for LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business students. Scheduled for Aug. 28-29, Jumping into Business is hosted by the Business College Council.

The full list of events is as follows:

Tuesday, August 28

Student Organization Fair
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Business Education Complex (BEC), Virginia’s Courtyard
Joining a student organization can expand a student’s network and enhance the academic experience. Students can find a group that meets their interests and goals by talking with organization representatives during the fair. Free snowballs will be served from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Résumé Review & Professional Prep Event
4:00-6:00 p.m.
BEC Rotunda
The Office of Business Student Success (OBSS) Professional Development team and business alumni will help students prepare for upcoming recruitment events in a consequence-free environment. The event will include résumé reviews, elevator pitch practice and free professional head shots.


Wednesday, August 29

Student Organization Fair
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
BEC Virginia’s Courtyard
Joining a student organization can expand a student’s network and enhance the academic experience. Students can find a group that meets their interests and goals by talking with organization representatives during the fair. Free snowballs will be served from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Dress for Success Fashion Show
6:00–8:00 p.m.
BEC Rotunda
The OBSS Diversity and Inclusion team will host a fashion show featuring looks from national brands. Students will see the latest styles modeled by classmates, faculty and staff. The purpose is to illustrate the difference between business casual and business professional attire.

There is no charge to attend these events. For additional information, visit the Jumping Into Business event page.


About the E. J. Ourso College of Business
Since its establishment in 1928, the E. J. Ourso College of Business has continuously improved and expanded its offerings for students and alumni. Additionally, the college has made it a priority to provide its faculty with the resources it needs to further research in every aspect of the business world and to produce industry leaders for a global work environment. For more news and information about the E. J. Ourso College, visit lsu.edu/business.

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Contact: Angela McBride
(225) 578-7833
amcbride@lsu.edu