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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Students and alum alike gathered in the REC for last years Career Fair searching for job opportunities.

Come one, come all, come prepared to Career Fair

Samantha Sims, Staff Reporter August 8, 2023

On Sept. 28, Career Services will host the annual Career Fair in the REC from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Students can network with over 160 working professionals at the fair. All types of students and alums...

The Career Fair graphic for this year. Career Fair gives students an opportunity to network and gain jobs while on campus.

Career Fair: Taking it a step at a time

Dasyonne Brashear, Staff Reporter August 22, 2022

Seeking employment can be an overwhelming process for many students, but with the right planning, students have the opportunity to  meet employers, network and  gain jobs through Southeastern’s Career...

A student at the 2019 Biz-Connect career fair shows her resume to a potential future employer.

Biz-Connect: Job networking for business majors

Ian Stewart, Staff Reporter March 11, 2022

Business majors will have the chance to network with employers on campus to set up potential job opportunities.   Biz-Connect is an on-campus career fair for business majors to interact with 50 local...

Director Kenneth Ridgedell works at a computer in the Office of Career Services as students and alumni prepare for the upcoming Virtual Career Fair.

Virtual Career Fair expands job search opportunities for students

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter October 22, 2021

Due to Hurricane Ida recovery, the Career Fair and events leading up to it have been shifted to a virtual format. First, the virtual JCPenney Suit-Up event occurred from Oct. 18-20. Students shopped...

Students at the Fall 2019 Career Fair network with potential employers in the Pennington Student Activity Center. At this event, students can wear business attire and prepare their resumes to connect with representatives from various businesses. The Fall 2021 Career Fair is scheduled for Sept. 30.

Career Services offers events to prep for Career Fair

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter August 24, 2021

In order for students to prepare for this year’s Career Fair, which is scheduled for Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the Office of Career Services is providing students with a multitude of events...

A student talks with a potential employer at the 2019 Career Fair. The Big Interview Program gives students and alumni  the opportunity to practice job interviews online. File Photo/The Lion’s Roar

Prepare for job interviews online

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter March 3, 2020

A new online interview and resume-building service will soon be available to students and alumni. The Office of Career Services is preparing to integrate Big Interview, an online tool that assists with...

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.

Find a career path

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...

Making a resume error-free

Making a resume error-free

Jacob Summerville, Opinions Editor September 18, 2019

Job opportunities and internships for college students will likely require the applicant to submit a resume to get a chance to work for the company. The importance of building a resume correctly is...

Career Fair is an annual event put on by Career Services to bring students, alumni, and employers together in one room. Career Services holds a number of other events throughout the semester to prepare students for future employment.

Career Fair: Networking made easy

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief August 20, 2019

The university’s premier networking and recruiting event, Career Fair, is returning this semester for students and alumni to meet potential employers and grow their professional network. “Career...

Jadyn Mumphrey, a junior family and consumer sciences major, speaks with a representative from Salad Station about employment opportunities.

Students seek employment at ‘Part-time Job Fair’

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter May 3, 2019

The Student Union Breezeway was filled with venders from around Hammond, as students walked through, to promote their businesses for the "Part-time Job Fair." Vendors and students came together on Thursday,...

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