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. Please review the HTM Career Center's Brochure

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 also to further develop partnership with a variety of hospitality-focused companies.

Fall 2018 returning companies attending our spring career fair will receive a discounted registration rate. If you registered as a Gold Level in the fall, please register as a Gold level this spring to receive your complimentary registration.  If you registered as a Black level in the fall, please register as a Black level this spring to receive the discounted registration rate of $50. If you registered as a Hospitality Basic level in the fall, please register as a Hospitality Basic Level this spring to receive the discounted registration rate of $100.

Our Career Fair Registration is Currently CLOSED! 

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 Sciences' Department 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 students.  Activities associated with our fall career fair include: a student organization reverse career fair, graduating seniors'/company representative's reception, a keynote speaker, company representatives'/student ambassador's luncheon, our fair, information sessions and on-campus interviews.  HTM solely hosts a spring career fair which includes the fair and on-campus interviews only. Please feel free to stop by or call anytime with questions or concerns.

Arnis                                           Univ. Cntr


  • NEW THIS YEAR! This year we are piloting a new event that allows high school students who are interested in a career in the hospitality and tourism industry to learn more about what the industry has to offer. From 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. we will open the doors to the fair to high school students from around the state.
  • Schedule of Marriott Series Speakers: Fall 2018
  • Where did HTM Spring 2018 Majors 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 Final Destination Survey.

Save the Date!

Spr. 2019:    8th Annual Career Fair - February 11, 2019

Fall 2019:     35th Annual Career Fair - September 24, 2019

Fall 2020:     36th Annual Career Fair - September 22, 2020

Fall 2021:     37th Annual Career Fair - September 21, 2021

Fall 2022:     38th Annual Career Fair - September 27, 2022


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

2018 HTM Career Fair Board Members:

HTM Career Fair Board Members

Front row left to right: Zoe Jones, Karis Fanning, Faith Kitts, Abby Hayes and Emma Kaye

Middle row left to right: Amber SecrestEeshie Wang, Ziyang Long and Jaclyn Mixell

Back row left to right: Amy Bitzer, Rachel Tran, Shelby Paden and Courtney Reardon 

Career Day Board Applications & Descriptions:

Applications for 2019 are now Closed!

HTM CDB Callouts/Interviews will be held in October/November for upcoming academic year.

Career Day Board Descriptions

Career Day Board - Vice President Application

Career Day Board - Director and/or Assistant Application 

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