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Louisiana Tech Career Closet

Career Closet

The Louisiana Tech Career Closet is a collaborative initiative between the Career Center; Fashion Merchandising and Retail Studies, School of Human Ecology, College of Applied and Natural Sciences; the College of Business, and the College of Engineering and Sciences with the goal of providing current students who are preparing for their career with knowledge of appropriate professional dress and access to professional dress at no monetary charge.

The Career Closet is excited to announce a Grand Opening the week of Homecoming! Watch your emails and social media for updates at it gets closer.

In the meantime, we are offering limited services to help our students prepare for the upcoming career events. Our current services will include: limited hours of operation with independent “shopping”. In order to gain access to the Career Closet, the following requirements must be completed.

  1. Activate Handshake Account
    • Each student enrolled at Louisiana Tech has a Handshake account preloaded with name, major, GPA, etc. You need to simply log on using your Moodle credentials to activate and complete your account.
  1. Complete Resume Review
    • Resume Reviews are available Tuesday-Thursday from 2 to 5 PM throughout the quarter. Students should bring a printed copy of their resume/cover letter to be reviewed. If you are unable to attend Walk-in times please come to the Career Center to find out information for our inbox or drop off options.
  1. Complete Mock Interview
    • Mock Interviews can be completed through the Big Interview Platform. Head to Latech.biginterview.com Go to the “Assignments” tab and use the assignment code 58ea6c to complete your Career Closet Mock Interview.
  1. Proof of a career-related event that you are attending
    • Students must show proof they have an interview coming up or are attempting an interview in the future. This can be done by:
    • Presenting a list of jobs you’ve applied for
    • Showing an upcoming professional event registration ie conference or Career Day
    • Other instances where the professional dress is needed. This will be approved on a case-by-case basis.

 

*”Full” is a top and a bottom garment. Shoes, accessories, etc will be given while supplies last.

Further details on each of these tasks can be found in the glass case outside of the Career Center Keeny Hall 337.

The Career Closet is a collaborative initiative physically housed in the Career Center located at 337 Keeny Hall. Our limited hours will correspond with Resume Walk-In times and begin Wednesday, September 15. Resume Walk-Ins are Tuesday – Thursday 2 to 5pm.

About

The Louisiana Tech Career Closet offers professional clothing to students that will allow them to enter or continue in the workforce. In need of a professional look – whether head-to-toe or just the finishing touch of an accessory – students are welcome to “shop” the Louisiana Tech Career Closet at no cost. Items you may find in the closet include: suits, pants, skirts, dresses, tops, ties, and belts.

Support

The Louisiana Tech Career Closet is supported with donations from Louisiana Tech alumni, community members, and local employers and accepts donations of new and gently used professional clothing. The Louisiana Tech Career Closet also accepts in-kind donation monetary gifts to support dry-cleaning services. Please contact the closet at careercloset@latech.edu if you are interested in supporting the Louisiana Tech Career Closet.

Contact

For more information, email careercloset@latech.edu.