Students planning to attend any of our Career Days are encouraged to prepare a resume beforehand or set up an appointment with our office for a resume critique session. It is recommended that students have copies of their resume available to provide employers with at Career Day.
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The Nicholls State University Office of Career Services hosts the Annual Career Day in the Cotillion Ballroom of the Bollinger Memorial Student Union. More than 70 companies attend, bringing students in direct contact with local, state and national employers to explore job opportunities. Career Day also benefits the companies that participate. Nicholls produces talented students, many of which would be great assets to their companies. Career Day also has faculty and staff involvement, along with campus student organization participation. A cross section of Nichollsâ€™ alumni also participates.
March is Career Month
During this month, the Office of Career Services invites guest speakers to make on-campus presentations about resume writing, interviews, job searching, dining etiquette for luncheon interviews, secrets to success, etc.
Culinary Career Day
This day is specifically set aside for the students enrolled in the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute. Employers from many well-known restaurants, hotels and catering facilities spend the day on campus recruiting our students for externships, as well as post graduation positions.
Nursing/Allied Health Job Fair
This day is specifically set aside for students majoring in nursing or allied health. Employers from many state-wide hospitals, health-care groups and other health-care providers spend the day on campus recruiting our students for post graduation opportunities.