February Job Fest at New Orleans East Library

After enjoying the wonderful parades of Mardi Gras, come out to New Orleans East and talk with some of our finest companies who are looking to hire residents of the city. New Orleans & Company is hosting its February Job Fest at the New Orleans East Library on Thursday, February 27, 2020 from noon – 3 pm. Parking will be available for guests to utilize. More details are below.


When: Thursday, February 27, 2020, Noon-3 p.m.


Where: New Orleans East Library, 5641 Read Blvd.


Who: New Orleans & Company is hosting the event. Everyone is welcome to attend. 


Who: New Orleans & Company is hosting the event. Everyone is welcome to attend. List of the participating employers below.

Abbott’s Frozen Custard 

Auction House Market

Audubon Nature Institute

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

Higgins Hotel

Hotel Monteleone 

HRI Lodging – Hyatt Centric, Eliza Jane Hotel, Aloft, Holiday Inn Express, Homewood Suites

International House 

Job 1

Le Pavillon 

Liberty’s Kitchen 

Marriott International 

New Orleans Police Department 

Omni Riverfront Hotel

Orleans Parish Sheriff Office

Pelican New Orleans 

People Ready

Royal Sonesta New Orleans

U.S. Army

Waffle House

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Census Bureau 

Jung Hotel

Bourbon Orleans Hotel

Convention Center



What: Designed to be a one-stop shop for job candidates, New Orleans & Company’s Job Fest allows participants to meet with a variety of employers from hotels, restaurants and other tourism-related businesses. Participants can ask questions and learn more about the hiring process in a welcoming, one-on-one setting. New Orleans & Company’s Job Fest is part of an effort to connect job seekers to careers in the hospitality and tourism industry across New Orleans. 


Why: In New Orleans, tourism provides thousands of satisfying jobs in fields like guest relations, finance, administration, housekeeping, food and beverage service and beyond. Each job offers an opportunity for growth to move up in a company while enjoying employee benefits and the peace of mind that comes with a steady paycheck. A job in hospitality and tourism – which can start by a visit to this Job Fest – is the basis for a lasting and fulfilling career in New Orleans.