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SOWELA Hosts Career Fair of 45-Plus Employers for Students and Alumni


Lake Charles, Louisiana – April 5, 2019

On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, from 9 a.m. to Noon, SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Career Fair for students and alumni of the College in the Sycamore Student Center. More than 45 organizations will be on hand for this year’s fair, along with four-year university representatives and several branches of the military.

“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.

Career Fair sponsors include Cameron LNG, Indorama Ventures, ISC Constructors, Mark Dodge Automotive, PPG, Sasol Corporation, and Westlake Chemical. A variety of organizations for different employment sectors will be in attendance, including casinos; hospitals and health care organizations; local, state, and federal agencies; insurance and financial services; and many more.

For more information, call (337) 421-6951 or email joseph.lavergne@sowela.edu.

About SOWELA
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.