LSU Career Expo

Career Expo is largest recruiting event, drawing over 200 employers from across the country each semester, and over 1,500 students and alumni in spring and over 2,300 in fall. Students and alumni of all majors and classifications network with professionals to learn more about career options, graduate and professional programs, find out about open jobs, and explore their intended career fields.

Event Sponsors

Thank you to our Fall 2019 Event Sponsors!

DXC Technology  |   Enterprise HoldingsHalliburtonMarcus Theatres CorporationProcter & Gamble  |  Republic FinanceSherwin-Williams Company  |  Valero Energy Corporation  |  Weeks Marine, Inc. | Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic | Shell Oil Company

Event Information

Date:

Day 1 - September 10, 2019 (STEM Focused)
Day 2 - September 11, 2019 (Business & Liberal Arts Focused)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Location: Pete Maravich Assembly Center (PMAC) 

Contact: LSU Olinde Career Center  

Student & Alumni Information

This event is for current students of LSU System campuses and alumni from the Baton Rouge campus. 

View Employers

To view registered employers, login to Handshake online or through the Handshake Jobs & Careers App, click the Events tab, and click the fair you would like to view. Here is a support article to walk you through this process

Student Expo Preparation

Students are encouraged to come dressed in business casual attire, and to bring updated résumés. Need help with editing your résumé? Here are tips on creating a strong résumé. Also consider attending one of the Expo Prep events below, or stop by during Expo Walk In Hours listed below. You are also able to submit your résumé in Handshake to be reviewed by our team with 2-3 business days. 

Career Expo Prep Workshops

Career Expo Prep Workshops for ALL students:

Sept. 4, 1—2:30 p.m., 256J LSU Student Union, Career Classroom

Sept. 5, 4—5:30 p.m., 256J LSU Student Union, Career Classroom

Students of all majors and classifications are invited to get tips on resumes and networking while learning how to make the most of the largest recruiting event of the semester, Career Expo.

Career Expo Prep Workshop and Free Headshots for E. J. Ourso College of Business students:

September 4, 4—6 p.m. in BEC Rotunda

Students will have their résumé reviewed, practice their elevator pitch on recent alumni, and take a professional head-shot all in a consequence-free environment. Attendees are encouraged (but not required) to bring a résumé and wear business professional attire for the head-shot.

Career Expo Prep Workshops for College of Science students:

Sept. 4, 2—3 p.m., 210 Choppin Hall

Sept. 5, 2—3 p.m., 210 Choppin Hall

College of Science students are invited to get tips on resumes and networking while learning how to make the most of the largest recruiting event of the semester, Career Expo.

Career Expo Prep Workshops for College of Engineering students:

Sept. 3, 4—5 p.m., 1202 Patrick F. Taylor Hall

College of Engineering students are invited to get tips on resumes and networking while learning how to make the most of the largest recruiting event of the semester, Career Expo.

Career Expo Résumé Workshop for College of Engineering Students

Sept. 4, 4—5 p.m., 1202 Patrick F. Taylor Hall

Bring your laptop to this workshop to create/edit your résumé on the spot! Download the résumé template here

Career Expo Walk In Hours

Open to ALL students: Sept. 4-9, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. in 158 LSU Student Union (across from the ATMs)

Open to Engineering students: Sept. 5, 1—4 p.m. in 2228 Patrick F. Taylor Hall 

Free Headshots

We offer the opportunity for students and alumni to have a free, professional head-shot taken during Career Expo days. Please plan to dress professionally for this opportunity. Photos are edited professionally and returned to students via email.   

Student Expo Shuttle (Sept. 11 ONLY)

The Student Government Engineering College Council is providing a free shuttle to and from the Career Expo from two locations: Patrick F. Taylor Hall and the Student Union. The shuttle will run continuously from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on September 10 only. 

 

Employer Information

Registration Information

Registration will open on May 28, 2019.

Please note that Registrations received after Sept. 2 will not be included in the student handout due to print deadlines. 

To register:

Beginning May 28, log into Handshake. Not a Handshake user? Create your free account today!

Select the "Fairs" tab on the left navigation menu

Search for this event by entering "Louisiana State University" in the search bar. All LSU open event registrations will appear for you to browse. Select the event you would like to register for and proceed with the registration form.

Please note: Payment instructions will be sent to you via email within one week of your registration submission. Questions? Contact Amy Pogue, Event Coordinator, at apogue3@lsu.edu. 

Event Cost

Business Entity Registration Fee:

Early Bird Registration - May 28 - July 5: $600.00 

Standard Registration Fee - After July 5: $675.00

Non-Profit/Government Entity Registration Fee:

Early Bird Registration - May 28 - July 5: $300.00

Standard Registration Fee -  After July 5: $375.00

Louisiana State University Entity Registration Fee: $200.00

Refund Policy

Download the Career Expo Event Refund, Cancellation and Weather Policy.

Event Sponsorship 

Event sponsorship is a great way to build your brand recognition with our students before and during the event! You can select Event Sponsorship during when completing the registration form.

Benefits of sponsorship:

Prime placement at the event.

Name and/or logo included in ads run by the LSU Olinde Career Center two weeks prior to the event, on event web pages for both students and employers, and in e-newsletters sent to all students.

Recognition at the event by the speaker delivering welcome address.

Name and/or logo highlighted on event signage and in event handout.

Shipping Information:

Before the event

Shipping Dates: August 19th – September 3rd

Unfortunately, we are not unable to accept anything over 150 pounds. No freight deliveries will be accepted.

Display materials may be shipped to Two Men & A Truck prior to the event. If packages are shipped after the deadline, there is no guarantee materials will be at the reserved table when recruiters arrive.

Send all packages to the following shipping address:

Two Men and A Truck
Attn: Meagan Haught
LSU Career Expo Materials for (Your Company Name Here)
11818 South Harrell's Ferry Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Please make sure that the name of your business/agency is clearly indicated on packaging so your display materials can be placed at your booth prior to your arrival.

After the event

We will pre-arrange package pick-up by FedEx Ground and UPS Ground. A special area will be designated for dropping off your materials at the end of the day. Please remember to bring account numbers, shipping slips, and any other pertinent information you will need. The LSU Olinde Career Center cannot guarantee pick-up and is not responsible if materials are not shipped on time or do not arrive to the next destination by the requested date.

If you would like to ship your display materials using any other means, please make arrangements to have your materials picked up at the end of the event.

Employer Resources

FALL 2019 Employer EVENT INFORMATION PACKET 

Career Expo Employer Cancellation Policy

Student Resources

How to Succeed at Career EXPO

VIEW PARTICIPATING EXPO EMPLOYERS

 

Contacts

Registration Questions?

Amy Pogue, Events Coordinator
apogue3@lsu.edu
225-578-2162

General Event Questions?

Courtney Edwards, Assistant Director, Employer Relations courtney@lsu.edu 
225-578-2162