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Career Events

Fall Job and Internship Fair

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 
LSUS University Center Ballroom
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

This Fair offers networking opportunities for students and alumni seeking part-time, full-time, and internship positions and to learn more about graduate and professional school options. Even if you are just browsing to learn more, attend the event to become more comfortable talking to recruiters! Get your résumé ready for the fair! Have Career Services review it by uploading it on LSUS Career Pilot or contact us to set up an appointment.

Want to make the most of this fair? Browse our Career Fair Tips and our Fair "Must-Do" Checklist!  

Check out some of the employers attending: Arc of Acadiana Northwest, AFLAC, Barksdale Federal Credit Union, BMK Marketing Solutions, Bowman Systems LLC, Cassius Burrell Insurance Agency Inc - State Farm Agency, CHRISTUS Health Shreveport-Bossier, CSC, Enterprise Holdings, Fastenal, Federal Bureau of Prisons FCI Texarkana, Fort Worth Police Department, Grambling State University Alternative Teacher Certification Project, Holmes Auto Group, Jean Simpson Personnel Service, Inc., Longview Independent School District, Louisiana Army National Guard, LSU Health Shreveport School of Allied Health Professions, LSU Health Shreveport School of Graduate Studies, LSU Law School, LSU Shreveport Graduate Admissions, Mississippi College School of Law, Omni Specialty Packaging, PioneerRx Pharmacy Software, Reiser Group Sonic, Republic Finance, Southern University Law Center, Texas Chiropractic College, The Hertz Corporation, Tower Loan, University of South Alabama - Basic Medical Sciences Graduate Program, University Health, and U. S. Army/Army Reserves. 


Upcoming Fall 2015 Career Services Workshops:

9/2 - Writing an Effective Resume:

A well-written resume is a pre-requisite for a successful job search.  Students will learn the basics of writing a resume, from layout, to proper use of action words, to determining the best style to fit your needs.

9/9 - Identifying Your Strengths: 

An introduction to the Dependable Strengths Process, this workshop will help you begin to identify your unique strengths/skills/talents and get an edge in securing the job you want. 

9/16 - Choosing a Major/Career:

Need help choosing a major or career? This workshop will cover steps in determining a major or career and how Career Services can help throughout the process.  

9/23 - Online Professional Image:

It is important to consider your use of social media as you move from college to career. This workshop will examine how to evaluate and change your online image for the work place.

9/30 - Networking for Shy People: 

Whether you are already job searching, just beginning to explore career options, or researching graduate school opportunities, this workshop teaches some easy, non-threatening ways to connect with others to meet your goals. You will discover the excellent conversationalist you already are, even if it may be hiding somewhere deep inside of you.

10/7 - Career Fair Success: 

What are you supposed to do at a career fair? Use this workshop to find out what to expect. Learn how to plan a strategy for the most effective and efficient use of your time at a fair, how to craft an introduction that makes a good impression, what to wear, and how to follow-up after the fair.

10/5-10/9 – Resume Walk-Ins:

In preparation for the upcoming Career Fair, students and alumni can go to the LSUS Career Services Office without an appointment and receive resume assistance from a professional member of our staff.

10/21 – Ace that Interview: Interview Skills and Networking:

Preparation is essential to a successful interview. Students will learn how to prepare for interviews and tips for interview day. We will also discuss professional networking.

10/28 - Learn Your Personality Type and “Best Fit” for a Career (Part 1):

Part 1 of this two-part hands-on workshop will include an assessment to determine your Myers-Briggs personality type, and then an overview of careers that that are considered optimal fits for future success.  You must pay a $20.00 fee that is due the first session.  This session will take place in the UC Computer Lab

11/4 - Learn Your Personality Type and “Best Fit” for a Career (Part 2):

Part 2 of this workshop series includes going over results of your Myers-Briggs personality type, and learning how your personality and skills relate to potential careers, and how to explore careers that fit your type and interests. 

11/11 - Is Grad School right for me?:

The decision to attend graduate school is huge. This workshop will cover the steps in determining whether graduate school is right for you and some ways to help you prepare for the application process.

11/18 - Writing a Personal Statement:

The personal statement is a major component of applying to graduate and professional school. Don’t let the task overwhelm you. This workshop will help you explore your story and plan the outline.

11/25 - Resumes for Veterans: Transferring Military to Civilian World:  In addition to learning the basics of building and writing an effective resume, this workshop will focus on how to incorporate military experience into a civilian job setting, including learning how to identify and promote transferable skills.  

 **All workshops will take place in the Administration Building, Room 215 unless otherwise noted.  Open and free to all LSUS students unless otherwise noted.