LSU Career Expos (virtual for Fall 2020)

LSU's Career Expos connect nearly 2,000 students and alumni of all majors with over 200 employers from across the country to form valuable career connections through a day of networking. 

Event Dates and Details

Fall 2020 Career Expos will be offered in a virtual format, hosted by the LSU Olinde Career Center. Access the events at the event link below.


Fall 2020 Career Expo Event Sponsors

STEM Expo Sponsors

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management | Chevron Phillips Chemical | International Paper | Phillips 66 | Procter & Gamble (P&G) 

Business, Government and Nonprofit Expo Sponsors

Enterprise HoldingsErnst & Young LLP (EY) | Hannis T. Bourgeois | International Paper

Learn more about employer sponsorship opportunities below. 


Student and Alumni Event Information

Registration Process

Career Expo events are open to current students of LSU System campuses and alumni from the Baton Rouge campus.

All Students and Alumni: See Important Pre-Event Steps in the next section below which are strongly recommended. Pre-registration is not required. You can access the event on the day-of by logging into Handshake here.

Alumni: Alumni must have an active Handshake account to access this event. If you do not already have a Handshake account, create it here.

Important Pre-Event Steps for Students and Alumni

Prior to the event, students and alumni should ensure they have a Visible résumé in Handshake and create their schedule for the event.

  • Upload your résumé and mark it as Visible: At this event, employers will rely on your résumé to learn more about you beyond what can be shared during a 1:1 or Group Session. Our team has to review and approve your résumé once you upload it to Handshake. If your résumé is not set to Visible, they won't be able to view it. Learn how to upload your résumé to Handshake, then learn how to mark your résumé as Visible.
  • September 29 and 30: Sign up for 1:1 and Group Sessions to meet with employers. By this date, all employers will have their schedules ready for you to sign up under the event in Handshake.1:1 Sessions are 10 minutes long and open to one student and one employer representative. Group Sessions are 30 minutes long and open to multiple students. Sign ups are permitted on the day of the event. Sign up for sessions by logging into Handshake to access the event page here.


Virtual Handshake Event Resources

Employer Information

Registration Information

To register:

  1. Log into Handshake to register for the event and select any event sponsorship options. 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.
  4. Please note: Payment instructions will be sent to you via email within one week of your registration submission. Questions? Contact Courtney Edwards at

Event Cost

  • Business Entity Registration Fee (per Expo day) $400.00
  • Government/Nonprofit Entity Registration Fee (per Expo day) $225.00
  • Louisiana State University Entity Registration Fee (per Expo day) $120.00

Event Sponsorship

Elevate student awareness of your organization and hiring opportunities while improving students’ experiences through event sponsorship! 

Career Expo Event Sponsor Benefits

  • Virtual Career Fair Placement:
    • Your organization’s logo will be placed in a Preferred Location on the virtual event page. This placement will keep you top-of-mind for students browsing employers during the event. Placement is at the discretion of the LSU Olinde Career Center.
  • Student Promotion:
    • Your organization will be promoted as an Event Sponsor on the Career Expo event web page, Handshake Career Expo student and employer event pages, and in all student and employer emails promoting Career Expo.
    • Your organization will be recognized during Career Expo* as an Event Sponsor and in an @LSUCareerCenter social media post related to the event. You are also encouraged to tag @LSUCareerCenter in your social media posts and stories so that we can share onto our channels.
    • Your organization will be recognized in an @LSUCareerCenter social media post following the event related to any open job postings listed in Handshake or company profile details listed in Handshake. Please ensure these details are up-to-date prior to the event date so our team can coordinate this post.

Sponsorship is $1,000 per Expo day.

*Please note that sponsorships and relevant logos received after September 28 for STEM Career Expo and after September 11 for Business, Government and Nonprofit Career Expo will not be recognized on the event landing page due to design deadlines.

Employer Event Policies and Info Packet

Student Resources

View employers attending STEM Expo

View employers attending Bus, Gov't and Nonprofit Expo


Employer Resources



Employer Questions?

Courtney Edwards, Assistant Director, Employer Relations

Student Questions?

Contact our team at