Beyond the Classroom

HTM Society's Annual Black Tie Dinner

Black Tie Dinner, the signature event and crown jewel of Purdue HTM Society (an association of students who plan to enter the hospitality industry as professional managers), is planned, and executed in its entirety by student volunteers of all grade levels in Purdue’s esteemed Hospitality and Tourism Management program. Through synchronized service, gourmet cooking, and other industry arts, students of Black Tie Dinner strive to create a unique and unforgettable event that showcases the passion, creativity and talent Purdue HTM develops in the future leaders of the Hospitality Industry. Learn More...

Purdue Fashion & Retail Organization's Annual Fashion Show

The Purdue Apparel and Design students present their annual fashion show, each Spring. The fashion show is a student run production. During the school year the students work hard creating all of their garments, as well as planning the music, venue design and promoting the show. 

Sales Competitions

Do you have what it takes to compete with the best? Well, Purdue’s Intercollegiate Sales Team does. They showcase their selling abilities as they travel to collegiate sales competitions across the country.

Comprised primarily of Selling and Sales Management students, the team practices to refine their selling skills by participating in role-playing, speed selling and case analysis. Ultimately, students gain real-world experience as they compete at the highest level, interact with other sales students and network with industry professionals from around the globe.

Student Organizations

There are several student organizations for Hospitality & Tourism majors that provide opportunities for the enhancement of academic, cultural, and social aspects of student life.

Study Abroad

Why should you study abroad? Here are just a few reasons: travel the world and broaden your horizons; develop valuable personal and professional skills; develop an international personal and professional network; learn a new language and culture; be competitive in the global job market. Learn more about Hospitality & Tourism Management study abroad opportunities...

Undergraduate Internships/Professional Development

By going beyond the classroom HTM students become more engaged in their fields of study, leading them toward a better understanind of the ever-changing global and multi-cultural markets. For more information, click HERE.




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