Virtual Career Support

Appointments

Our team is available for virtual appointments via Zoom video conference or phone call to discuss your job search, graduate school planning, major and career decision-making, and other career-related needs.

Schedule your appointment in Handshake or by emailing career@lsu.edu. We offer alternatives to virtual appointments for students and alumni who require accessible accommodations.

In addition to appointments, we've compiled our online resources below to assist you in your next steps. 

 

Job Seekers

handshake logoAre you looking for a full-time job, part-time job, or internship?

The most critical thing a student can do in this time of nationwide, virtual interaction is to have an updated Handshake profile with résumé that is set to public.

You are 5 times more likely to get messaged by an employer if you have an updated and public Handshake profile because:

Once you've got your Handshake profile up-to-date, take the following steps toward your job search:

Received a virtual interview offer? Consider these tips in preparing for your interview:

  • Virtual Interviewing: 101, a helpful video from Candid Careers

  • The Student Career Guide has a number of pages on this topic: see page 50 for video and phone interviews, page 38 for tips on building your LinkedIn profile, and page 40 for tips on emailing following an interview.  

 

Internship, Co-op, and Job Guidance for Spring and Summer 2020

As LSU continues to monitor the coronavirus pandemic, this internship, co-op, and job guidance is in place to support students in their pursuit of internship, co-op, and job experiences for Spring and Summer 2020. 

 

Graduate School Decision Making

 

Major and Career Decision-Making Resources

Understanding your interests, skills, values, and personality is a critical first step to finding a major and career that are a good fit for you. With scheduling just around the corner, determining a potential change of major may also be on your mind. We encourage you to explore the following resources:

 

Student Employment

The university has issued general guidance on student employment. Please view the Student Employment Frequently Asked Questions page.

  

View LSU's complete Student Guide to Remote Learning and Support