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SOWELA Hosts Career Fair of 40-Plus Employers for Students and Alumni

Military and Four-Year Universities Will Also Be Present for Enlistment and Transfer Opportunities

Lake Charles, Louisiana – April 19, 2021

On Friday, April 23, 2021, from 9 to 11 a.m., SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Career Fair for students and alumni of the College in the Sycamore Student Center. More than 40 organizations will be on hand for this year’s fair, along with four-year university representatives and several branches of the military. Participating employers are actively hiring for a variety of positions.

“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/Career Planning and Placement.

A variety of organizations from different employment sectors will be in attendance, including hospitality; health care organizations; local, state, and federal agencies; insurance and financial services; and many more. Career Fair participants include Alcoa, Calcasieu Parish Policy Jury, Citgo Petroleum, Lake Charles Coca-Cola, Lake Charles Memorial Health System, L’Auberge Casino Resort, Phillips 66, and more.

For more information, call (337) 421-6951 or email joseph.lavergne@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 80 years and has locations in Jennings, Lake Charles, and Oakdale, LA. For more information, visit www.sowela.edu.