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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 and will open in the last week of June or the first week of July.

Registration Fees and Deadlines:

Early Registration (until July 20)
Businesses - $200.00
Government/Non-Profit/Graduate School - $100.00 

Regular Registration (July 21 - August 31) 
Businesses - $250.00
Government/Non-Profit/Graduate School - $125.00 

Late Registration (September 1 - September 21 @ 5:00 pm) 
Businesses - $300.00
Government/Non-Profit/Graduate School - $150.00 
NOTE: Your registration cost is reserved by the date you register. Your invoiced amount is generated by that date. For example: Your company registers on Monday, July 24, 2017. Even though your invoice comes after the registration change, your amount is reflective of the date in which your registration was submitted. 

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...

Cancellation Policy

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 avery@latech.edu

*inclement weather conditions that can affect travel suddenly is the only exception to this policy*

Table Assignments

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.

Parking and shuttle locations may change due to construction, road closure, or other unforeseen circumstances. In these cases you will be notified by email.

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. 

Shipping Information 

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

DHL 1-800-225-5345 

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:

Student Center
Louisiana Tech University 
101 Wisteria 
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 cedartez@latech.edu 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 Avery Broussard, Coordinator of Employer Relations/Career Center Events, at avery@latech.edu or by calling 318.257.4336.