LSU Career Expo

LSU's Career Expo connects students and alumni of all majors with various employers from across the country to form valuable career connections through a day of networking. Be sure to also consider attending the networking receptions related to this event; the Business Networking Reception and the Engineering Networking Reception. 


Event Information

Date: September 13, 2022

Time: 11 a.m.–4 p.m. 

Location: Pete Maravich Assembly Center, LSU Baton Rouge campus

 

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Career Expo Event Sponsors 

Koch Industries, Inc | Valero Energy Corporation | Evonik

Republic Finance | Motiva Enterprises | Bascom Hunter Technologies, Inc. | CGI | PitchBook Data, Inc. | Professional Directional 

 


Student and Alumni Event Information

Career Expo events are open to current students of LSU System campuses and alumni from the Baton Rouge campus. Pre-registration is not required. 

Preparing for the Event

Building your network is a never-ending experience, and you can't start too early. The more people you know, the more opportunities you will have. Events like Career Expo are great opportunities for you to practice networking and see what a recruiting event is like before the pressure is on to secure an internship or job in the future.

Drop-In Hours for Résumé Critiques and Career Expo Prep

  • Get your résumé prepared for the expo by downloading a résumé template then drop by for some tips. Our coaches can also help you learn how to approach employers and have a great experience at Career Expos.

Career Expo Prep Workshops, 1-hour sessions

  • Get tips on networking in a virtual space while learning how to make the most of the largest recruiting event of the semester, Career Expo.

Business casual attire is strongly recommended, students seeking jobs or internships may benefit from wearing business professional attire.

Be sure to also consider attending the networking receptions related to this event; the Business Networking Reception and the Engineering Networking Reception. 

 



Employer Information

Employers who register later than two weeks prior to the event (including sponsors and/or employer partners) will not be featured on the student handout, as we will have already submitted these items to be printed. 

Registration is required and early registration is encouraged! 

Employers who register later than two weeks prior to the event (including sponsors and/or employer partners) will not be featured on the student handout, as we will have already submitted these items to be printed.  

How to register:

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Register for the Career Expo

Please note: Payment instructions will be sent to you via email within one week of your registration submission. Questions? Contact Courtney Edwards at courtney@lsu.edu. 

Please review the Expo Employer Event Information Packet for details and deadlines.

Expo Employer Event Information Packet

  • Make a lasting impression on students by registering for Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunities!
  • Please also review the Event Refund, Cancellation, and Weather Policy
  • By registering for this event, you confirm that all employer representatives have read and agree to the information and policies on our Employer Policies web-page.
  • Refreshments and lunch will be provided. A vegetarian option will be included but if you have other dietary needs, please note there other options in and around the LSU campus for you to explore.
  • This registration includes one 6 ft table, 2 chairs, wifi, lunch, parking and entry for up to 4 representatives. Employers who register later than two weeks prior to the event (including sponsors and/or employer partners) will not be featured on the student handout, as we will have already submitted these items to be printed.
  • Pop up banners and signage are permitted as long as they fit within a 6-foot table display area.
  • Non-Coca-Cola beverage giveaways and balloons are not allowed at this event.

Business Entity Registration Fee: $675

Non-Profit/Government Entity Registration Fee: $375

Louisiana State University Entity Registration Fee: $200


Event Sponsorship

Elevate student awareness of your organization and hiring opportunities while improving students’ experiences through event sponsorship! 

Career Expo Event Sponsor Options

Career Fair Placement Benefits:

  • Your organization’s booth(s) is located in a Preferred Placement on the event floor, based on high student traffic areas and event space availability. Placement is at the discretion of the LSU Olinde Career Center.

Student Promotion Benefits:

  • Your organization is promoted as an Event Sponsor on the Career Expo event web page, Handshake Career Expo student and employer event pages, and in all student and employer emails promoting Career Expo.
  • Your organization is recognized during Career Expo as an Event Sponsor on the jumbotron screen above the event floor, in the student event packet, and is pictured and tagged in an @LSUCareerCenter social media post related to the event.

Student Promotion Benefits:

  • Your organization is promoted as an Event Sponsor on the Career Expo event web page, Handshake Career Expo student and employer event pages, and in all student and employer emails promoting Career Expo.
  • Your organization is recognized during Career Expo as an Event Sponsor on the jumbotron screen above the event floor, in the student event packet, and is pictured and tagged in an @LSUCareerCenter social media post related to the event.

Your sponsorship of a Student Lounge gives students a place to take a deep breath, practice their elevator pitch, and do any last-minute research prior to making a connection with you out on the event floor. The student lounge would be conveniently located in a room in the PMAC and offers student refreshments.

Benefits of sponsorship include:

  • Your organization is promoted as Student Lounge Sponsor on the Career Expo event web page, Handshake Career Expo student event page, and in all student emails promoting Career Expo.
  • Your organization is recognized during Career Expo on the jumbotron screen above the event floor, signage in the Student Lounge, directional signage on the event floor, and in the student event packet.
  • Your organization is promoted as Student Lounge Sponsor in an @LSUCareerCenter social media post related to the event.

Student Resources

VIEW EMPLOYERS ATTENDING CAREER EXPO

RESUME RESOURCES

 

Employer Resources

Employer Event Information Packet

CAREER EVENT EMPLOYER CANCELLATION POLICY

RECRUITING FAIR TIPS

Contacts

Employer Questions?

Courtney Edwards, Assistant Director, Employer Relations
courtney@lsu.edu


Student Questions?

Contact our team at career@lsu.edu