Career Services

The Office of Career Services' mission is to educate and support individuals in the process of career self-reliance in life planning.

SOWELA's Career Services Office offers innovative and informative job placement services to our students. One of those services is our online job bank (opens new window).

  • To access the job bank, you must enter your student ID as your username and then click "forgot password."
  • Services are available to students, alumni, and employers.
  • Approved employers may post jobs and search resumes.
  • All services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • After you register to the site, it is very important that you CHECK YOUR EMAIL daily for alerts and announcements from the Career Services Coordinator regarding job openings, career fairs, workshops, etc.
Other great career services offered to SOWELA students:

The Career Services office is located in the Magnolia Building in the Student Success Center.

Helpful Links

Contact information

Joseph W. Lavergne Director of Student Recruitment and Career Services (337) 421-6951

SOWELA does not guarantee job placement, however, the office staff will do their very best to assist students with job placement needs!

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

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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