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Digital and tech jobs featured at Feb. 15 online career fair

LED FastStart event will connect prospects with Louisiana job openings in five cities

February 8, 2023

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 in Baton Rouge, Bossier City, Covington, Lafayette and New Orleans. The online event will take place Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants can register in advance or throughout the event.

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Companies are hiring for in-person, hybrid and remote positions such as ETL Database Tech Lead, Mainframe Production Support Analyst, Senior Software Engineer, Entry Level Software Developer, Help Desk Support Analyst, TSS Cyber Analyst Associate, TSS Senior RPA Developer, Financial Analyst, Sales Enablement Coordinator and more. Internship opportunities include Web, Java and .NET positions.

Five companies seeking to fill over 50 job openings have committed to participate in the career fair to date:
• CGI, Lafayette
• GDIT, Bossier City
• Netchex, Covington
• Rural Sourcing, Baton Rouge
• SchoolMint, Lafayette and New Orleans
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 2,200 job seekers have participated in 27 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 or 225.342.1575.

About LED
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, rated the No. 1 customized workforce training program in the U.S. 13 years in a row. 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

Mark Lorando, Communications Director

Ron Thibodeaux, Press Secretary

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