The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management - Career Day


Need a job or internship? Looking for career advice? The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) Career Center at Purdue University provides services to undergraduate students, graduate students, alumni and recruiters. The Center's primary objective is to provide high quality, personalized career planning assistance to HTM, students and alumni. The HTM Career Center serves as a liaison between hospitality company representatives, students and the School. For our HTM Career Center's services, please review our Brochure


Fall Career Day Board AMBASSADOR Call-Out!

Great opportunity for special access and networking opportunities, resume and confidence booster, opportunity to impress company recruiters! Host and assist company recruiters before, during and/or after the career fair.

Call-Out(s) will be announced in September.


Company Representatives:

Do you have internship/employment opportunities? Looking to recruit top talent? The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) Career Center at Purdue University sponsors a fall and a spring career fair.  Fairs provide students an opportunity to secure professional work experience, internships, and part/full time career opportunities, and to further develop partnership with a variety of hospitality-focused companies. Register for our career fair below.

HTM Career Fair Information:

The staff at the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Career Center are here to assist you.  Working in tandem with the College of Health and Human Science's Division of Consumer Science to help provide opportunities for our students and alumni to gain access to a broad range of employers, employment information and opportunities. Our Career fairs are organized and presented entirely by our students.

Spring Career Fair Information

Activities associated with our spring career fair include between 25 companies, information sessions, opportunities to speak in classrooms and on-campus interviews. Registration is now CLOSED!  

2020 Spring Career Fair Registration Fee Information

2020 Spring Career Fair Registration Link

2019 Fall Career Fair Brochure

2019 Fall Career Fair Guide Booklet 


Spring Career Fair Information

Our spring career fair will continue to be held in Marriott Hall, Atrium with a maximum of 25 tables (one table per company). Our 9th Annual Spring Career Fair is scheduled for Monday, February 10, 2020 from 3 pm - 5 pm (EST). Please note: First priority registration will be given to our Boiler Gold Sponsors and Strategic Alliance Council (SAC) Members as a first come, first serve bases. HTM solely hosts a spring career fair, which includes the fair and on-campus interviews only.

In addition to our career fairs, we will also be hosting a "Day on Campus" for those companies who are unable to attend our career fairs. For your "Day on Campus", you will be provided a table outside our main classroom to give you the greatest access possible to HTM Students.  We will only have one company per day, so reserve your day as soon as possible with our career center coordinator.

If you attended our fall career fair and will be returning in for our spring career fair - you will receive a discounted registration rate.  Please see below:

  • If you registered as a Boiler Gold Sponsor in the fall, please register as Boiler Gold Sponsor in the spring to receive your complimentary registration.
  • If you registered as a Boiler Black Sponsor in the fall, please register as a Boiler Black Sponsor in the spring to receive your discounted registration rate of $50.
  • If you registered as Hospitality Basic Sponsor in the fall, please register as Hospitality Basic Sponsor in the spring to receive your discounted registration rate of $100.



Arnis                                           Univ. Cntr


  • Schedule of Marriott Series Speakers: Fall 2019
  • No-Show/Last Minute Cancellation Policy: Please click here for detailed information 
  • Where did our 2017-2018 HTM Graduates go? Please click here to find out!
  • Graduating Seniors:

           We can't wait to hear what your plans are following graduation!  Please let us know on First Destination Survey.

Save the Date!

Spring 2020:  9th Annual Spring Career Fair - Monday, February 10, 2020, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (EST)

Fall 2020:      36th Annual Career Fair - September 29, 2020, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (EST)

Fall 2021:      37th Annual Career Fair - September 21, 2021, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (EST)

Fall 2022:      38th Annual Career Fair - September 27, 2022, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (EST)


  • Title IX Information: Student's Title IX rights will follow them to the employer during an internship/work experience

2019 HTM Career Fair Board Members:

2019 CDB Members

Top Row: (L to R) Anna Liebermann, Amber Secrest, Amy Bitzer

Middle Row: (L to R) Han-Yu Wei, Rachel Craig, Jennifer Booher, Abigail Hayes

Front Row: (L to R) Ellie Manlick, Taylor Morton, Emily Neu, Marissa Almack

HTM/CSR Career Day Board Applications & Descriptions:

Applications for 2020 are now Closed! 

HTM/CSR Career Day Board Interviews will be held in November for upcoming academic year.

Career Day Board Descriptions

Career Day Board - Vice President Application

Career Day Board - Directors and/or Assistant Directors Application 

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