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SOWELA Hosts 40-plus Actively Hiring Employers for Fall Career Fair

Students and Alumni are Invited to Attend and Meet One-on-One with Representatives from a Variety of Industries

(Lake Charles, Louisiana – September 23, 2022)

SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Fall Career Fair on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM in the Sycamore Student Center at the Main Campus in Lake Charles, LA. Current students and alum of the College are welcome to attend. More than 40 organizations from around the region will participate with all employers actively hiring.

“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. We invite any SOWELA alumni and students seeking employment to attend,” said Joseph W. Lavergne, Director of Recruitment and Career Services.

Career Fair participants include CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwestern Louisiana, Entergy, Landlocked Aviation Services, Sasol, Indorama Ventures, Williams, and many more. A variety of organizations from different employment sectors will be in attendance, including hospitality; hospitals and health care organizations; local, state and federal agencies; industrial companies; financial services; and many more.

Space is available for employers that would like to participate. A lunch and hospitality room will be provided to all vendors. The deadline to register is Friday, September 30.

To secure a vendor booth or learn more about attending, call (337) 421-6540 or email career.services@sowela.edu.

About SOWELA Technical Community College

SOWELA Technical Community College provides traditional, distance, and lifelong learning experiences and awards associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates. The College empowers learners in career and technical education and enables transfer students to pursue a four-year degree, so all learners excel as globally competitive citizens. The College has been educating the region’s workforce for more than 80 years.

Career Fair Employers

* Indicates a sponsor.

  • Advance Office Product
  • Allied Universal
  • American Job Center
  • amerisafe
  • Boardwalk Pipeline
  • Brightway Insurance
  • Cheniere Energy
  • CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwestern*
  • CSE Federal Credit Union
  • Dashiell Corporation
  • Edison Chouset Offshore
  • Entergy*
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • First Federal Bank of Louisiana
  • Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady of the Lake
  • Golden Nugget Casino
  • High Hope Care Center
  • Indorama Ventures*
  • Jackson Hewitt
  • Jennings American Legion Hospital
  • LA Department of Corrections
  • LA Rehab Services
  • Lake Charles Fire Department
  • Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
  • Landlocked Aviation Services*
  • L’Auberge Casino
  • Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home
  • Louisiana State Police
  • Mark Dodge Auto
  • Oakdale Community Hospital
  • Ochsner Christus
  • Ochsner Health
  • PPG
  • S&B Engineers and Constructors
  • Sasol Corporation*
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Southern Mobile Home & RV Supply
  • Stage One The Hair School
  • System Service Broadband
  • Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Triad Electric & Controls
  • United Rentals
  • United Way Southwest Louisiana
  • Waffle House
  • Williams*