Hospitality and Tourism Management - The Ray Kavanaugh Career Center

The School of Hospitality & Tourism Management's Career Center provides services for HTM undergraduates, graduate students, alumni & recruiters. The HTM Career Center serves as a liaison between hospitality company representatives, students and the School. During the academic year, approximately 400 students use the services of the HTM Career Center to obtain permanent employment and internships in the hospitality industry. Employers enjoy visiting campus to meet and interview our well-prepared and talented students. The center provides the following services:

  • Sponsor a fall and spring career fair
  • Strongly recommend students to register to our HTM List Serve to receive emails when employers are looking to fill internships or full/time employment
  • Coordinates interviewing schedules between students and companies recruiting
  • Presents an orientation to students each semester explaining departmental policies, procedures, etc. regarding interviews
  • Provides recruiting brochures, video tapes, and annual reports of hospitality companies to students for review before interviewing
  • Collects and keeps student resumes on file
  • Plans recruiting companies presentations prior to interviewing
  • Sends resumes to companies for pre-screening
  • Arranges for faculty to host recruiters for lunch during on-campus recruiting
  • Arranges for class presentations by recruiters for faculty
  • Surveys recruiters concerning student placement at the end of each school semester

Career Center Orientation Packet

HTM List Serve

For more information, contact:

HTM Career Center
Maria Poynter, Coordinator
Marriott Hall Room 135A
P: (765) 494-4729
F: (765) 494-0327 

Hospitality & Tourism Management, 900 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, PH:(765) 494-4643, Fax: (765) 494-0327

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