The Ray Kavanaugh HTM Career Center:

Welcome to the White Lodging-J.W. Marriott, Jr. School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and Division of Consumer Science

 

White Lodging-J.W. Marriott, Jr. School of Hospitality & Tourism Management's Career Center provides services for HTM/CSR undergraduates, graduate students, alumni & company 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 career fair in the fall/September and spring/February.
  • Strongly recommend students to register to our HTM/CSR List Serve to receive emails when employers are looking to fill internships or full/time employment, etc.
  • Coordinates interviewing schedules between students and companies recruiting
  • Presents a mandatory orientation to students each semester explaining departmental requirement regarding internships 
  • Collects and keeps student resumes on file
  • Plans recruiting company information sessions prior to interviewing
  • Sends resumes to companies for pre-screening
  • Assist with scheduling class presentations by recruiters for faculty
  • Surveys recruiters concerning student performance each school semester

Career Center Orientation Packet

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.

Email: poynterm@purdue.edu 

 

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Maria Poynter
Senior Administrative Assistant/ HTM Career Center Coordinator/ Marriott Hall Building Deputy

Purdue University
Marriott Hall, Room 128C
P: (765) 494-4729
poynterm@purdue.edu

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

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