Louisiana tech companies to host career fair


    Technology companies across Louisiana will host a virtual career fair on Dec. 16 for 150 jobs in the state’s STEM sector.

    “Louisiana’s growing software and IT sector is ideally suited for computer science and STEM professionals, as well as individuals who are certified in high-demand technology skills,” said Paul Helton, executive director of Louisiana Economic Development, in a press release. “Our LED FastStart team is supporting the recruitment, screening and orientation process for this initiative. That enables the participating employers and their job candidates to experience a seamless process for advancing tech careers throughout Louisiana.”

    The Virtual Career Fair is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 16.

    The tech firms participating in the Virtual Career Fair primarily are seeking mid-level talent with three or more years of experience in the field, a spokesperson said. Specific job requirements are detailed through links on the registration page.

    Positions are available for software developers, software engineers, DevOps, system engineers, web developers, information security analysts, network administrators and cybersecurity engineers, among others, according to the release.