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SOWELA Hosts Fall Career Fair of 65-Plus Employers for Students and Alumni


Lake Charles, Louisiana – September 25, 2019 

On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, from 9 a.m. to Noon, SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Fall Career Fair for students and alumni of the College in the Sycamore Student Center. More than 65 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 ALCOA, Indorama Ventures, ISC Constructors, 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.