Virtual All Majors Career Fair

This event allows LSU students and alumni of all majors to network virtually with local and nationwide employers recruiting for a variety of internship and full-time positions. Employers will share more about their industry, market trends, and future job opportunities in virtual 1:1 and Group sessions.


Event Information

Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Time: 10 a.m. — 2 p.m.

Location: Virtual, accessed via the Handshake event page

View Employers Registered for this Event

 


Virtual All Majors Career Fair Sponsor

Enterprise Holdings

 


Students and Alumni Information

LSU virtual career fairs are open to current students of LSU system campuses, LSU Online, and alumni from the Baton Rouge campus.

  • Alumni: Alumni must have an active Handshake account to access this event. If you do not already have a Handshake account, create it here. See additional note below.
  • All Students and Alumni: To participate in this event, you must sign up for 1:1 or Group Sessions with employers you are interested in meeting with. You will browse registered employers in advance, and select the sessions that fit your schedule and interests. See the steps below for signing up for sessions.

Step 1: Sign Up for Sessions

  • Beginning March 8 (two weeks before the event): Start signing up for 1:1 and Group Sessions to meet with employers.
  • Tips for signing up for sessions:
    • By March 16 and 17, most employers will have registered for the event. We recommend signing up for sessions on these dates!
    • View this how-to article on Signing up for and Managing Virtual Fair Sessions.
    • Check back often as employers will continue to add sessions up until the event date.
    • 1:1 Sessions are 10 minutes long and open to one student and one employer representative.
    • Group Sessions are 30 minutes long and open to multiple students.
      Sessions are limited, so we encourage you to schedule in advance. Sign ups are permitted on the day of the event.

Step 2: Upload Your Résumé and Mark it as Visible

  • At this event, employers will rely on your résumé to learn more about you beyond what can be shared during a 1:1 or Group Session. Our team has to review and approve your résumé once you upload it to Handshake. If your résumé is not set to Visible, they won't be able to view it. Learn how to upload your résumé to Handshake, then learn how to mark your résumé as Visible.

Step 3: Register for Appointments to Prepare

  • Group Appointments
    • The Olinde Career Center is now offering career group appointments every weekday, where we cover a variety of topics including job search, career and major exploration, finances, resumes and more!

  • Make an Appointment

    • Register for a virtual appointment to chat about a variety of career-related topics including major or career decision making, job search support, career coaching, and more.

     

  • Drop-in Hours
    • Stop by from 8:30 a.m.—4 p.m. for a quick 10-minute discussion with any of your career readiness questions. We can work on any aspect of the process that you'd like; review your resume, talk about job searching, etc

Step 4: Review Virtual Handshake Event Resources

Practice your elevator pitch. This is the quick intro you will share with employers when first meeting them at Career Expo events.

Elevator Pitch Template

 

Look up the employers and grad schools attending. Read up on their mission statements, curriculums, services or products they provide, or any industry trends. Then, draft questions you have about companies, schools, and opportunities. If possible, apply to any jobs you are interested in before the event.

View Employers and Graduate Programs Registered

 

Have a few copies of your résumé on hand. Not all employers will be able to take a copy for HR reasons, but some may be open to it. Build your résumé using our online resources and templates.

LSU Olinde Career Center Resume Resources 
 

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


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Employer Information

At this virtual event, your recruiters will schedule 1:1 and Group Sessions within the Handshake event for LSU students and alumni to sign up to learn more about your organization as a potential employer and any available internships, co-ops, part-time and full-time positions. This event is marketed to all majors at LSU.

  • Log into the Handshake LSU fairs page to register for the event and select any event sponsorship options. Not a Handshake user? Create your free account today!
  • By clicking the Handshake LSU fairs page, all LSU open fair registrations will appear for you to browse. Select the fair(s) 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 Courtney Edwards at courtney@lsu.edu

Business Entity Registration Fee: $400

Nonprofit/Government Entity Registration Fee: $225

Louisiana State University Entity Registration Fee: $120

 

Event Sponsorship Information

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

Event Sponsor Benefits

Your organization’s logo will be placed in a Preferred Location on the virtual event page that students view. This placement will keep you top-of-mind for students browsing employers during the event. Placement is at the discretion of the LSU Olinde Career Center. 

Please note that sponsorships and relevant logos received after March 8 for this event will not be recognized due to design deadlines. Send your company logo for inclusion to Amanda Rabalais at araba17@lsu.edu.

Your organization will be promoted as an Event Sponsor on the event web page, Handshake student and employer event pages, and in all student and employer emails promoting the event.

Your organization will be recognized during the event as an Event Sponsor and in an @LSUCareerCenter social media post related to the event. You are also encouraged to tag @LSUCareerCenter in your social media posts and stories so that we can share onto our channels.

Your organization will be recognized in an @LSUCareerCenter social media post following the event related to any open job postings listed in Handshake or company profile details listed in Handshake. Please ensure these details are up-to-date prior to the event date so our team can coordinate this post.

Please note that sponsorships and relevant logos received after March 8 for this event will not be recognized due to design deadlines. Send your company logo for inclusion to Amanda Rabalais at araba17@lsu.edu.

 

Student Resources

BEGIN SIGNING UP FOR SESSIONS ON MARCH 8

VIRTUAL CAREER EVENT GUIDE

 

Employer Resources

EMPLOYER EVENT 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