School Professionals' Networking Day

Dates: April 8, 2020

Time:  8:30 a.m.—11 a.m. (networking open to all students) and 12:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m. (optional interviews, read more below.)

Location: LSU Student Union - Royal Cotillion Ballroom

Contact: LSU Olinde Career Center

School Professionals' Networking Day is a one-day recruitment program that partners schools and districts nationwide with students and alumni to network for full-time positions in the K-12 education system including teaching, counseling, school librarian and media specialists, school psychologists, speech pathologists/therapists, audiologists, school leadership, social work, and other school-based professional positions.

Student Information

Networking: The networking portion from 8:30 a.m.—11 a.m.  is open to all students interested in exploring careers in education. Students can use this time to network with representatives to learn more about the work experience or hiring process at their organization in order to prepare for their job search, or students may use this time to intentionally network with the goal of interviewing for open positions during the interview portion from 12:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m.

Optional Interviewing: The optional interview portion from 12:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m. is open to students who secure an interview offer during the networking portion of the morning. These interviews are scheduled during the networking portion. 

Business casual attire is strongly encouraged; students may choose to dress in business professional attire.

Students may bring résumés, but they are not required. View tips on creating a strong résumé. Also consider scheduling a Résumé Review appointment in Handshake, or stop by during Walk-In Hours from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Fridays in the Fall semester. You are also able to submit your résumé in Handshake to be reviewed by our team with 2-3 business days. 

View employers: To view registered employers, login to Handshake online or through the Handshake Jobs & Careers App, click the Events tab, and click the fair you would like to view. View this support article to walk you through this process

Employer Information

Registration Information

Registration will open on December 9, 2019. To register:

  1. Beginning December 9, log into Handshake. Not a Handshake user? Create your free account today!
  2. Select the "Fairs" tab on the left navigation menu
  3. Search for this event by entering "Louisiana State University" in the search bar. All LSU open event registrations will appear for you to browse. Select the event you would like to register for and proceed with the registration form. 

Refund policy

Download the Event Refund, Cancellation and Weather Policy.

Fee structure

$150 registration fee includes entry for up to two representatives, one table/interview schedule, two lunches and two parking passes. NOTE: There is a two table maximum for this event. If you need additional space to interview, please contact Kyle O'Neal at

  • Additional table/schedule: $50 each
  • Additional representative: $30

Event sponsorship 

Benefits of sponsorship:

  • Prime placement at the event.
  • Name and/or logo included on the event web pages for both the student and employer side, and in e-newsletters sent out to all students.
  • Recognition at the event by the speaker delivering the lunch address.
  • Name and/or logo highlighted on event signage and on the event handout. 

Become an event sponsor for $465. You can sign-up to be an event sponsor during the registration process. 


Student Resources

RÈsumÈ Preparation

What to Wear



Employer Resources

Employer Event Information Packet

South Louisiana Consortium Coordinated Teacher Recruitment Days



Employer questions?

Kyle O'Neal, Associate Director for Employer Relations and Development

Student questions?

Josh Knutson