SOWELA Hosts Career Fair of 55+ Employers for Students and Alumni


Lake Charles, Louisiana – October 2, 2018

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Career Fair for students and alumni of the College in the Sycamore Student Center. More than 55 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.

Organizations that will be represented include Advance Corrosion Technologies, Amerisafe, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital, Coushatta Casino Resort, Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel, Entergy, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Golden Nugget Lake Charles, Indorama Ventures, ISC Constructors, JD Bank, Jennings American Legion Hospital, Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, L’Auberge Casino Resort, Mark Dodge Automotive, PPG, Sam’s Club, Sasol North America, United Rentals, Westlake Chemical, and more.

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

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.