Centenary College of Louisiana, Career Services

Career Services works proactively to support the successful transition of Centenary students and graduates from college to profession. We provide students advice, assistance, and support to facilitate employer connections, graduate school placement, and professional commencement, coordinating closely with the Office of Professional Discernment.

We also collaborate with the Office of Alumni and Family Relations to establish and steward ongoing relationships with community stakeholders.

ksla.com 07/13/2018

Benteler Steel/Tube to hold job fair starting Friday


ksla.com Starting on Friday, a Shreveport manufacturing company will hold a career fair.


Schedule an Appointment | Centenary College of Louisiana

Do you need assistance with your professional marketing materials (i.e. résumé, cover letter, curriculum vitae, LinkedIn, or personal statement), need to prep for an interview (job or graduate school), or have questions about your next steps post-graduation? If so, schedule your appointment with Career Services today! Students will receive 50 passport points (once per academic year) and first time students will receive a professional portfolio.

Please schedule your appointment here: https://www.centenary.edu/directories/offices-services-directory/career-services-2/schedule-an-appointment/


nytimes.com 07/05/2016

Graduating and Looking for Your Passion? Just Be Patient


nytimes.com A psychologist who studies world-class achievers says finding your passion takes time. Seek purpose, work hard and make the most of every opportunity.

shreveporttimes.com 07/01/2016

300 new jobs coming to the area

BPCC is hosting its 2nd annual Technology, Engineering,and Mathematics CAREER FAIR on Friday July 8th from 10:00 am- 2:00 pm.


shreveporttimes.com Gov. John Bel Edwards and CSRA Chief Information Officer John Dancy announced CSRA will establish a Customer Engagement Center in Bossier City to support the next-generation IT solutions and professional services provided by the company.

mashable.com 05/06/2016

3 steps to landing your dream job abroad

mashable.com While it’s not the right move for everybody, for the right person it’s an awesome adventure.

shrm.org 05/02/2016

Class of 2016 College Graduate Hiring Forecast Best in 10 Years


shrm.org Two-thirds of employers plan to hire from this year’s crop of college graduates, up 2 percentage points from 2015 and representing the rosiest outlook in a decade, according to a new survey from CareerBuilder.

[04/19/16]   The Office of Professional Success is looking for a part-time student worker for the summer. Please send your Résumé to Rachael Peters at [email protected]

quietrev.com 04/12/2016

How to Win the Career Lottery


quietrev.com Highlights from Susan Cain's interview with Author Chris Guillebeau on how to find the work you were born to do, officially winning the "career lottery."

[04/12/16]   Don't forget, it's Student Employee Appreciation Week! Please share how you choose celebrate on social media with hashtag: #CentSEAW.

mashable.com 04/08/2016

Don't just copy and paste: 4 things to put on LinkedIn but not your resume

mashable.com Your LinkedIn profile is a place for all that additional color you cut from your resume to make it one page.

mashable.com 03/23/2016

How to reach out to a really old contact — and make a positive impression


mashable.com There simply aren’t enough hours in the day to stay in touch with everyone.

careerealism.com 03/04/2016

How To Pass The 8-Second Resume Glance | CAREEREALISM

careerealism.com Recruiters scan resumes - it's just a fact. If you want a positive response on your resume in the 8-second resume glance, here’s what you have to do...

mashable.com 02/05/2016

3 career experts share the keywords that stand out on a cover letter

mashable.com Crafty keywords are like a breath of fresh air for employers.

careerealism.com 01/28/2016

Using 'See Who's Viewed You' On LinkedIn | CAREEREALISM

careerealism.com Knowing who's viewed your LinkedIn profile can help generate more opportunities and build your network of contacts. Learn how to use this to your advantage.

time.com 01/12/2016

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2016

time.com Job seekers, give yourself an edge with some modern touches.

mashable.com 12/09/2015

Networking 101: How to make a lasting impression

mashable.com Here are six strategies for being the most popular person to talk to at your next networking event.


Average Starting Salary Climbs 5.2% for Class of 2015 Grads

shrm.org Average Starting Salary Climbs 5.2% for Class of 2015 Grads Technical disciplines earn top dollar among master's degree graduates By Stephen Miller, CEBS 11/25/2015 Permissions The overall average salary for bachelor's degree graduates from the Class of 2015 is 5.2 percent higher than the fin…

mashable.com 11/30/2015

5 career-boosting reasons you should volunteer (in addition to being a good person)

mashable.com This is more than just your opportunity to do something great for your community — it can also have a major impact on your job search and professional reputation.

mashable.com 11/04/2015

Should you tell interviewers the truth — or what they want to hear?

mashable.com You want the job, of course, but you also don’t want to flat-out lie and land yourself in a position that isn’t a great fit for you.

[10/13/15]   Centenary students,

Do you need a new professional LinkedIn profile photo? If so, save the date for Thursday, November 5th, 11am-noon. Photo shoot will take place in the fitness center basement, room 6A. Professional attire required.


Work Forward - Career

We want to showcase you! Are you 18-25 years old and have a job in the Shreveport area? Comment/message us and let us know, you might be showcased on our page for joining the #workforwardclub!

mashable.com 08/27/2015

How to update your resume in 30 minutes — and make an impression in no time

mashable.com The last time you even thought about your resume was before you got your recent job or started your side gig, and it’s seriously out of date.

mashable.com 08/10/2015

5 things that make recruiters leave your LinkedIn profile (and how to fix them)

mashable.com What you leave off your profile is just as important as what you keep on it.


Using Social Media Without Jeopardizing Your Career


hbr.org Think of it as halfway between talking and writing.

themuse.com 07/20/2015

10 Email Templates You'll Need During Your Job Search

themuse.com 10 Job Search Templates (Including a Cover Letter Template!) - The Muse: From writing your cover letter to telling your ...

mashable.com 07/06/2015

3 common phrases you should remove from your resume — and what to use instead


mashable.com You’re better off quantifying your results and backing up your skills with numbers, rather than using cliché phrases.

linkedin.com 06/29/2015

Developing Professional Skills While Traveling Abroad

linkedin.com What skills do you earn while traveling abroad? I reflect back to a trip I took overseas during spring break as an undergraduate. While most of my friends were at the beach, I was experiencing the ultimate culture shock in Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Macau. With different rules, laws, and social norms,…

mashable.com 06/22/2015

4 secrets to negotiating your salary

Great advice on salary negotiations!

mashable.com Take note of these four key lessons in salary negotiation, and keep them in mind as you prepare for the conversation.

centenary.edu 06/16/2015

Rising senior looks forward to future with Professional Success


centenary.edu (June 15, 2015) Rising senior looks forward to future with Professional Success SHREVEPORT, LA — The next year looks very busy but extremely favorable for rising senior Justin Cueto. The accounting and finance major, Gents Basketball guard, Phi Beta Lambda Vice President, and Student Athlete Advisor…

levo.com 06/15/2015

How to Write a Cold Email That Will You Land You a Job


levo.com Anyone who’s worked with me knows I’m big fan of the cold email. When applying for a job, I actually believe your application isn’t complete until you’ve sent one. What is a cold email? Well, in my definition, it’s reaching out by email to someone you do not know. Since The Prepary is all a...

mashable.com 06/08/2015

5 tips to spotting a bad candidate who looked perfect on paper

Don't just be paper perfect...

mashable.com Have you ever put in a good word for someone, only to hear that he or she got the job — and then totally bombed?

mashable.com 05/18/2015

How much is your job offer really worth?

mashable.com With flashy benefits like flextime, tech gadgets, dry cleaning and even haircuts, it can be hard to determine a job's true worth.





2911 Centenary Blvd
Shreveport, LA

General information

Centenary Office of Career Services helps students & alumni with career planning and exploration and connects employers with the best & brightest candidates for their organizations. Whether you're a student, an alum, or an employer, let the Office of Career Services help with your career and employment needs!

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00
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