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SOWELA to host student and alumni Career Fair in October

Posted at 8:49 AM, Sep 25, 2019

Southwest Louisiana Technical Community College will host a Fall Career Fair for students and alumni on Wednesday, October 2 in Lake Charles.

The event will take place from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the college's Sycamore Student Center.

Over 65 organizations are scheduled to attend this year's fair. Four-year university and military branch representatives will also be on hand.

“The Career Fair is a great opportunity for our current students and alumni to learn more about career fields, job prospects, and network with potential employers," Joseph W. Lavergne, Director of Recruitment/Career Planning and Placement said in a press release. "We invite any SOWELA alumni and students seeking employment to attend."

Businesses in attendance will represent several employment sectors including casinos; hospitals and health care organizations; local, state and federal agencies; insurance and financial services; and many more.

For more information on the student and alumni job fair, call (337) 421-6951 or email