Cool Careers Summer Series

This session kicks off the Library’s third annual Cool Careers Summer Series! College is getting more expensive by the year, but there’s good news! This career exploration series gives teens and young adults the chance to speak to experts about different in-demand career paths – what the job is really like, the advantages and disadvantages, and the best ways to break into that industry. Career talks will happen at 11AM Wednesdays in May, June, and July, at the Main Library on Goodwood.

Here are the careers we’re investigating this summer:

  • May 29: Finding and Getting College Scholarships, featuring school counselor Megan Davenport. Details and registration here.
  • June 5: Careers in Digital Media, Film, and Entertainment, featuring Chris Stelly of LA Economic Development. Details and registration here.
  • June 12: Careers in High-Paying Skilled Trades and Aviation, featuring the BRCC Aviation Mechanic Department and Connie Fabre of the Greater Baton Rouge Industrial Alliance. Details and registration here.
  • June 19: Careers in Forensic Science and Technology, featuring Claire Shepard of LA Delta Community College. Details and registration here.
  • June 26: Careers in Animal Science, featuring the LSU Vet School Wildlife Rehabilitation Program. Details and registration here.
  • July 10: Careers in Videogame Design and STEM
  • July 17: Careers in Broadcast Journalism and Video Production, featuring Stuart Poulton and LaTangela Sherman of Cumulus Media

Registration is required. For more information, call the Career Center at (225) 231-3733. To register, go online to

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