The Lion's Roar

Virtual Part-Time Job Fair moved to Sept. 9

University student registers for Virtual Part-Time Job Fair on The Virtual Part- Time Job Fair was initially scheduled for Sept. 2 but has been moved to Sept. 9 due to the week-long campus closure in anticipation of hurricanes Laura and Marco.

September 1, 2020

Students looking for part-time employment can now interact with dozens of employers from the safety of their homes. Organized by the Office of Career Services, the Part-Time Job Fair will be held virtually through the university’s Handshake platform. Students are encouraged to register on Handshake pri...

Find a career path

If a student decides to take the MBTI, they can take the online test for free through a link on the OCS’s website, then schedule an appointment to review their results with a career adviser.

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2020

The Office of Career Services offers many resources to help students in their searches for careers. One of their services is the MBTI, or Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. The MBTI is a test that is designed to assist students in “understanding contributions of your particular ‘type’ to the work...

Handshake to replace LionHire

Handshake to replace LionHire

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2020

Starting this semester, the Office of Career Services has begun supporting a new job hiring and recruitment service to replace LionHire. On Feb. 28, LionHire will be removed from the university website and will be replaced with Handshake. Unlike LionHire, Handshake is a pre-existing application that spec...

Searching for an internship

Having interned at Louisiana Farm Bureau Insurance for two years, Timothy Thibodaux, a student in the MBA program, now works as a graduate assistant for the College of Education.

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2020

With a plethora of resources available both online and at the university, seeking out one’s first intern position can have students questioning whether or not they are making the right decisions. From knowing what to look for in a company to earning an internship position, the path may seem comple...

Annual ‘Part-Time Job Fair’ to offer employment opportunities

Students browse dislays that local businesses set up for the “Part-Time Job Fair” last August. This semester, the event is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Student Union Breezeway.

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2019

Students and local employers can interact with one another in an event on campus. The Office of Career Services is hosting the annual “Part-Time Job Fair” on Thursday, Aug. 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Student Union Breezeway. “We are going to have about 40 or so companies set up...