With over 50,000 students in higher education in the Capital Region, finding a great intern or employee shouldn’t be complicated.
BRAC, LSU and Southern University have partnered to promote Handshake, the largest early talent recruiting platform connecting employers, talent, and colleges all in one place. Businesses of any size can access students and alumni of LSU and Southern behind a single free login.
Get Started in Handshake
Setting up an account in Handshake is simple and straightforward. Over 475 schools utilize the platform, meaning your Handshake account allows you to customize job postings with just a few clicks. Other features include direct student messaging and powerful applicant filtering.
- Connect with LSU and Southern University by selecting these universities in the final step of account setup; “Connect with schools”
- Begin posting your jobs for free, and browse on-campus career events and interview opportunities
College Central Network
BRAC, FranU and Baton Rouge Community College have partnered to promote College Central Network, an interactive tool for small and midsize colleges, and community and technical colleges, that links employers with prospective candidates through their career centers.
Get Started in Career Central Network
Employers can create a free employer account with College Central to begin the matching process, allowing them access to students at both institutions. Job postings appear on the platform’s Jobs Central national job board, with optional Best Match Central features enabling you to push job postings to matching job seeker email inboxes. Cost is based on duration and quantity of postings.
BRAC and River Parishes Community College have partnered to promote GradCast, the institution’s platform for connecting students with industry-specific job opportunities.
Learn more about GradCast here.
Get Started in GradCast
Employers can create a free employer account with GradCast to receive resumes from local recent graduates trained in your industry.
Build an Internship Program
Supporting a paid internship program within your organization is one of the most impactful ways to grow your talent pipeline. Paid internships not only allow you to build capacity and identify potential full-time hires, but also expose students to the rich and diverse career opportunities available to them in the Capital Region.
BRAC hosts free Intern 101 workshops for area businesses to help them set up accounts with the region’s post-secondary career platforms and learn best practices for creating a win-win internship experience. Visit BRAC’s event page for upcoming workshop dates and registration.
Additional BRAC Services
BRAC is committed to helping Baton Rouge Area businesses connect with the right talent to grow and succeed.
Customized candidate tours: When your company brings in out-of-market candidates, hire us to provide a customized tour of Baton Rouge. We’re experts at it. In fact, when a candidate who goes on one of our tours is offered a job, there’s a 94% chance they’ll accept the offer.
Marketing support: Location is often a huge influencer when professionals are making employment decisions. Baton Rouge has a lot to offer with its genuine people, top-tier culinary scene, and a culture of celebration. We’ve put together a Baton Rouge Toolkit with key messages, positive press, and tips on how to incorporate Baton Rouge into your employee attraction and retention strategy.