Virtual Career Fair to Offer Mid-Level Tech Jobs in 4 Louisiana Cities

BATON ROUGE — LED FastStart and seven Louisiana technology employers will conduct a virtual career fair on April 21 for job candidates in software development, information technology, and video and game design. Job seekers should register in advance at the event landing page, where they may view positions available in four Louisiana cities.

The fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. About 140 positions are available for mid-level professionals with at least three years’ experience. After registering and signing in to the virtual career fair on, job seekers will be able to explore the employers’ virtual booths, learn more about the companies and see what opportunities are available. Job seekers then can participate in one-on-one text-based chats with company representatives, and may also have an opportunity for a video conference.

“Louisiana’s software and IT sector continues to grow, and excellent career opportunities are available across the state,” said LED FastStart Executive Director Paul Helton. “Leading companies in Louisiana are seeking individuals who are certified in high-demand technology skills, as well as other computer science and STEM professionals. Our LED FastStart team is supporting the recruitment, screening and orientation process for these efforts. This will enable participating employers and their job candidates to experience a seamless process for advancing tech careers throughout Louisiana.”

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Participating companies include:

  • CGI (Lafayette)
  • DXC Technology (New Orleans)
  • High Voltage (New Orleans)
  • Netchex (Covington)
  • Perficient (Lafayette)
  • Pixel Dash Studios (Baton Rouge)
  • SchoolMint (Lafayette)

“These Louisiana companies have great opportunities available in a range of technology fields,” LED FastStart Director of Recruitment Jamie Nakamoto said. “Our virtual career fairs have proven to be a user-friendly experience. Participants can pre-register, learn about the participating companies and explore the skills and positions being sought. During the event, they can connect via text-based chats with representatives of each company to discuss job opportunities.”

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