SOWELA Hosts 70-plus Actively Hiring Employers for Spring Career Fair

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

(Lake Charles, Louisiana – January 23, 2024)

SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Spring Career Fair on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Sycamore Student Center at the Main Campus in Lake Charles, LA. Current students and alums of the College are welcome to attend. More than 70 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 Golden Nugget Lake Charles, Louisiana Department of Transportation, LyondellBasell, Northrup Grumman, ReCon Group, RJ Corman, RoyOMartin, Texas Department of Public Safety and many more. Various organizations from different employment sectors will attend, 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. Vendors receive lunch and a hospitality room. The deadline to register is Friday, March 15.

To secure a vendor booth or learn more about attending, call (337) 421-6540 or email

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 85 years.

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

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