When it comes to planning your future, the Career Center is the place to start. Whether you need to choose a major, figure out what career to pursue, find an internship, or begin preparations for life after college, we have the services and resources to help!
Need help getting focused?
(Major and Career Exploration Resources)
Individual Career Consultation
With the guidance of a Career Counselor, learn how to use your personal characteristics (values, skills, personality, and interests) to clarify your career goals. Inventories are delivered in Vision Groups, Career Decision Making Workshops, and Career Resource Labs. Please call 318.257.4336 to learn about the options that work best for you.
Resource Library and Lab
The Career Library and Lab contains directories, books, company literature reference materials, and online tools which may be helpful in career planning, research, and job search activities. You can access the library and its computers Monday through Friday from 8 am until 5 pm.
Career Labs and Vision Group Resources
If you are looking for assistance during the major and career planning process, consider utilizing our group resources: Vision Groups, Career Decision Making Workshop, and Career Resource Labs. Please call to learn about the options that work best for you.
Need help getting prepared?
(Job and Internship Search Resources)
Career Center staff offers hour-long sessions on resume writing, interviewing, LinkedIn, and other subjects related to the internship & job search. Check the Career Center website for the schedule and consider attending to brush up on your skills.
Students who have attended a resume-writing seminar sponsored by the Career Center may have their resumes reviewed by a staff member. Contact the Career Center to find out the best method to receive feedback about this very important document.
Individual Career Consultation
Gain insight about the types of search strategies that are best to use in today’s economic climate. You will also have the chance to discuss your specific career goals and learn about resources that will help you to uncover opportunities that appeal to you. Please call 318.257.4336 to schedule an appointment.
TechLink is the university’s centralized job posting site. With this system, our employer partners regularly post internships, entry-level, mid-level, and experienced positions. Find the log-in page on the Career Center website by clicking on TechLink logo on the homepage or by clicking here. For a step-by-step guide about using TechLink, review the TechLink FAQ.
Need help networking?
(Resources for Uncovering Internship and Job Leads)
Twice annually employers are invited to participate in Career Days. Sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students, and alumni may explore full-time career opportunities and summer internships in their fields of interest.
Teacher Recruitment Day
A Recruitment Day is held each spring for teacher education majors to interview for teaching opportunities with in-state and out-of-state school districts.
On-Campus Interviews (OCIs)/TechLink
Many employers wish to visit campus to conduct in-person interviews for their internship and full-time opportunities. TechLink is the interface through which OCIs are processed, including where you will find the positions, where you can submit your resume and how you can select your interview time. Check out this resource for step-by-step instructions about how to participate in on-campus interviews through TechLink.