College 2 Career Day

Exhibitor Registration is due this Friday, February 3rd, 2023!

LAB Member Stations, we highly encourage you to attend. Network with students, offer advice to future broadcasters, earn EEO credit and more. Register here.

Produced by students at the University of Louisiana Lafayette

The College2Career Day welcomes all Louisiana college students studying journalism, mass communication or just interested in television and radio broadcasting. High school students currently enrolled in a television or radio educational program or, again, simply interested in television and radio broadcasting are also invited to attend!

The 2023 College2Career Day will take place Saturday, February 25th from 8:45am-1pm at the University of Louisiana Lafayette’s Student Union in the Atchafalaya Ballroom (first floor). Students will hear from professional Louisiana radio and television panelists as well as network and workshop with hiring managers at station across the state.

Students must register by Wednesday, February 22nd. The event is free and lunch will be provided. Student IDs are required to attend.

Student Check-In
Student check-in/registration will begin at 8:30 a.mGive yourself time to arrive on campus, park and walk to the Student Union before we begin at 8:45am. Students must check-in at our registration table with a valid student ID and be registered online beforehand. 

How to Prepare
-Dress for success (dress professionally, business attire)
-Bring copies of your resume (also email a copy to susan@broadcasters.org), notebook, pen, and student ID
-If applicable, have reels available on your phone or USB drive for stations to view
-Come prepared with questions! 

Parking
Complimentary parking is available on the second floor of the Olivier Tower parking garage across from the Union on McKinley Street. To access the garage, use code 23225#. Free parking is available on the 2nd floor only (not the ramp) and park head in so your license plate is visible from the aisle. Below are maps of the campus and the student union.

Hotel AccommodationsDeadline is Friday, February 3rd!
The LAB has a block at the Hilton Garden Inn Lafayette/Cajundome. Rate is $119.00 per night.
Hilton Garden Inn Lafayette/Cajundome
2350 West Congress Street
Lafayette, LA 70506

Purchase your room by calling the hotel at 337.291.1977 and use the group code CAST23 or use this link by Friday February 3rd, 2023. LAB not responsible for lodging expenses.

Download the FAQ below


We’re excited to hold this awesome opportunity for you to kickstart your career in radio or television! Don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions.

Louisiana Association of Broadcasters
Office Hours: M-F 8:30am – 4:30pm
For questions email Susie Lynch at susan@broadcasters.org


2022 Student Career Workshop

The 2022 LAB Student Career Workshop was held on Saturday, February 12, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the LSU Student Union Royal Cotillion Room (Room 250).

Take a look at the 2019 LAB Student Workshop

Check out 2022’s Radio and TV Panelists