Inspiring giant leaps in industry

Join our persistent pursuit of experience innovation

Housed in the White Lodging-J.W. Marriott, Jr. School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM), Purdue’s “experience engineers” are experts in creating exceptional experiences, from top-ranked undergraduate and graduate programs to customized career development to extraordinary industry engagement to life-enhancing research discoveries and beyond. Whether you’re a current student planning for a successful career, an industry professional looking to connect with talented students, or a part of our expansive alumni network exploring ways to give back, we’re here to help you take your next giant leap.

Discover the Ray Kavanaugh Career Center

From internships to interviews to the dream career, our Ray Kavanaugh Career Center is here to help accelerate both careers and companies. With services available to undergraduate students, graduate students, alumni and industry professionals, we’ve got the tools and resources you need to drive the business and service industries forward.

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Connect with faculty

In HTM, our innovation goes beyond classrooms and research. We keep going to produce top-tier graduates and creative solutions for a variety of businesses. In our mission to advance the service industry around the world, we’re creating intentional opportunities for industry partners to connect with HTM students and faculty. Ready to transform your business? We’re here to help you.

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Connect with HTM Alumni and Other Industry Professionals

As a member of the HTM family, there are a variety of ways to stay connected. From mentoring the next generation of experience engineers as a seasoned professional to taking part in one of our campus events as an alum, we can help you tailor your interests and career strengths to a lasting partnership with us.

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