Career Day Employer Information
About Career Day
Career Day is a daylong recruiting event that offers networking opportunities for employers, alumni and students. Career Day participation is a direct way to connect employers with Louisiana Tech talent and provide them with information about full time, part time and internship availability inside your organization. This fair is an all majors fair; to view a list of majors offered at La Tech visit https://secure.latech.edu/academics/degrees.php.
Should your organization be interested in recruiting Louisiana Tech talent, you are
welcomed to participate in our fair.
Registration and Payments
Registration is done online (click here to register).
Registration Fees and Deadlines:
Businesses - $200.00
Government/Non-Profit/Graduate School - $100.00
Businesses - $250.00
Government/Non-Profit/Graduate School - $125.00
Businesses - $300.00
Government/Non-Profit/Graduate School - $150.00
A registration fee will provide a six-foot table, lunch reservations and refreshments for 3 representatives. Due to the growth of our Career Center events in the recent years, we can no longer accommodate more than three (3) representatives.
All electronic equipment must be furnished by the participants. Electrical outlets are provided based upon your request on the registration form.
After submitting your registration, you will receive an invoice from the Career Center staff with your balance and instructions on the payment process. Please wait to receive your invoice and instructions before submitting payments.
*Online registration is the first step in securing your space at Career Day. Your
registration is NOT final until your payment is received. Organizations with delinquent
balances (unpaid past fair fees) of any kind before Career Day, will result in incomplete
registration status and will lose priority placement within the event until delinquent
balance is paid.
Want to Increase Your Visibility? Become a Career Day Sponsor!
Your loyalty to our university is valuable. By participating in our sponsorship program we can increase the resources that we provide to students, alumni and employers.
Career Day Sponsor: Contributing $500.00 and participating as a Career Day sponsor will provide the following amenities...
- Prominent table location at both September and February Events.
- Sponsorship recognition on event signage and on hangouts distributed at the event.
- Name and/or logo included in promotional materials distributed by the Career Center
two weeks prior to the event; name and/or logo on the student and employer event web
pages; name and/or logo included in preparation emails sent to participating students.
Once you submit your online registration your organization is committed to participating in our event. Should your recruiting schedule change, it is your responsibly to contact the Career Center and update us of these changes. If a change in schedule is not reported to us at least two weeks prior to fair, your organization will continue to be responsible for paying your registration fee. Cancellations must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
*inclement weather conditions that can affect travel suddenly is the only exception
to this policy*
Table assignments are filled by registration date. This means the sooner you complete the registration process, the better table placement
you receive. To maximize your organization's placement in our fair, you are encouraged
to complete your registration as soon as possible. Please remember that online registration is the first step in completing registration.
Organizations are not fully registered until payment is made.
Arrival, Parking and Driving Directions
Registered organizations are able to arrive at 8:00 am the day of the event to assemble their table displays. Open browsing will begin promptly at 10:00 am and will continue until 3:00 pm.
Below are directions to campus and a map that will direct you to the Student Center where the entire main floor and part of the second floor has been reserved for Graduate and Professional School Fair activities. Student hosts and Career Center staff will be waiting to unload your displays and boxes in front of the Centennial Plaza clock tower.
After unloading, please proceed to the Dan Reneau Drive parking lot which has been reserved for your convenience. A shuttle will transport you to the Student Center. No parking permits will be provided due to the reservation of this parking space for you. We ask that you follow these directions when visiting campus.
From I-20: Take Exit #85 onto North Trenton Street. Turn south and go through the downtown area. Turn right on Dan Reneau Drive (by the side of McDonalds); go to the end of the street, which ends before the Centennial Plaza clock tower.
Note: Highway 167, through downtown Ruston, divides into two one-way streets. Trenton Street flows south; Vienna Street flows north.
From Highway 167: If coming from 167 North, go south through the downtown area. Turn right on Dan Reneau Drive (by the side of McDonalds) and go to the end of the street, which ends before the Centennial Plaza clock tower. If you are coming from Highway 167 South, turn left on Arizona/Dan Reneau, go one block and the street becomes Dan Reneau Drive, continue to the end of the street, which ends before the Centennial Plaza clock tower. You will not go through the downtown area.
When you reach the Student Center, a Career Center representative will direct you to your table where you may set up your display.
Should you need to ship materials for this fair, please send boxes labeled with your organizations name to:
Louisiana Tech University
Keeny Hall 337
208 Keeny Circle
Ruston, LA 71272
We ask that you begin to ship boxes no earlier than 3 weeks before fair. (ex: Fall Career Day, September 28, 2017. Shipped material should arrive no sooner than September 4.) We appreciate your compliance!
Each Company/Agency is required to make their own appointments for displays and other shipped material to be collected by carriers. Provided below is the contact information for carriers who service the Ruston area:
UPS Ground- 1-800-742-5877
FedEx - 1-800-462-3339
The Career Center will provide an area for you to place your “to be shipped” material. The Address for you to provide to carriers as pick up location is:
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, LA 71270
*** Your packages must be properly address and labeled before Career Center staff
will assist you in moving them to the provided shipping pick up area. Items left or
improperly labeled will be the exhibitors responsibility to ship. Left, improperly
labeled material will be discarded after the fair has completed. ***
Interested in Conducting Interviews after Career Day?
Email Caitlin Dartez at email@example.com with date(s), number of rooms requested and if you would like a full day or half day reservation. She will return your email and confirm if your requested date is available. You do not have a reservation until you have received confirmation.
For more information on this event please contact Caitlin Dartez, Assistant Director of Employer Relations and Recruitment Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 318.257.4336.