BATON ROUGE, La. – Registration is now open for an LED FastStart online career fair that will connect job seekers with digital, software development and information technology jobs and internships in Baton Rouge, Bossier City, Lafayette and New Orleans. The online event will take place Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants can register in advance or throughout the event.
Companies are hiring for in-person, hybrid and remote positions such as Data Analyst, Angular Developer, Software Engineers, Escalation Engineer, Cabling Tech, Capture Manager, Business Development Manager, Technical Editor, CyberSecurity Documentation Specialist, SOC Analyst and more. Internship opportunities include Web, Java and .NET positions.
Four companies seeking to fill almost 40 job openings have committed to participate in the career fair to date:
- CGI, Lafayette
- GDIT, Bossier City and New Orleans
- General Informatics, Baton Rouge
- Sparq, Baton Rouge
Using the Brazen online events platform, job seekers will have the opportunity to explore employers’ online booths, research companies and find opportunities for which they are best suited. Registrants also can participate in one-on-one, text-based chats with company representatives.
Since the LED FastStart Recruitment platform was launched, over 3,350 job seekers have participated in 34 online career fairs for multiple businesses or individual companies. The fairs have covered a range of industries, from digital/tech to manufacturing. Similar events showcasing other industry sectors are scheduled throughout the year. To receive email notifications about future career fairs, opt-in here.
To register, visit the Brazen registration page. For more information, contact LED FastStart Recruitment Director Jamie Nakamoto at [email protected] or 225.342.1575.
Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state’s business environment and creating a more vibrant economy. It is the only state agency in the U.S. accredited by the International Economic Development Council, boasting award-winning programs like LED FastStart, a longtime national leader in customized workforce development. LED also supports a wide range of higher ed partnerships that Business Facilities magazine recently credited for Louisiana’s ranking as the No. 1 Tech Talent Pipeline in the U.S. In 2022, LED attracted 53 new economic development projects representing 18,137 new direct, indirect and retained jobs and $20.7 billion in new capital investment. Explore how LED cultivates jobs and economic opportunity for the people of Louisiana and employers of all sizes at OpportunityLouisiana.com.