White Lodging-J.W. Marriott, Jr. School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and Division of Consumer Science - Career Day

HTM/CSR Career Fair Information: 

We would like to formally invite you to our White Lodging-J.W. Marriott, Jr. School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) along with its Division of Consumer Sciences (CSR) Career Fair. We are here to better serve students and enhance the quality and visibility of our programs in  hospitality tourism and consumer science. The staff will work together to coordinate a career fair and work with company representatives to help provide opportunities for our students and alumni in HTM/CSR to gain access to a broad range of employers and  employment information. Our fair encompasses all majors in our School.

We look forward to bringing a great experience to our majors HTM: Hospitality and Tourism Management, along with a Leadership Development Certificate. CSR: Selling and Sales Management, Retail Management and Financial Counseling and Planning along with a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and our employers! Our Career Day is a student-run event, organized each year by a select group of HTM/CSR Students.

Activities associated with our on-campus fall career fair include 160+ companies in attendance, various workshops, a graduating senior and company representative reception, company representative luncheon, Marriott Executive in the Classroom Guest Speakers, information sessions, opportunities to speak in a classroom and on-campus interviews.  

In addition to our on-campus career fair, we will also be hosting a “Day on Campus” for those companies who are unable to attend our career fair.  For our “Day on Campus”, you will be provided a table outside our main classroom to give you the greatest access possible to HTM/CSR Students. You may host an information session, conduct interviews the day of, etc. We will only have one company per day to set up, so you may want to reserve your day as soon as possible.  Please contact Maria Poynter at 765-494-4729 or poynterm@purdue.edu

Future Career FALL Fair Dates - Save the Date!

  • Fall 2022:  Annual Career Fair - September 27, 2022, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
  • Fall 2023:  Annual Career Fair - September 26, 2023, Time TBD
  • Fall 2024:  Annual Career Fair - September 24, 2024, Time TBD
  • Fall 2025:  Annual Career Fair - September 23, 2025, Time TBD

Fall 2022 In-Person Career Fair Information - Registration is NOW OPEN!

Our In-Person Career Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, September 27, 2022 from 1pm - 4pm EST at the CÓRDOVA RECREATIONAL SPORTS CENTER- CO-REC

  • Please note: We communicate in numerous ways to encourage students to attend the fair and meet with employers, but we cannot guarantee that students will act on this, nor guarantee the end results.  Therefore, our registration fee is non-refundable.

  • Career Fair Plus Platform: Please note, we will once again be using the Career Fair Plus Platform via CCO's Symplicity site.  Employer instructions to Set-Up in Career Fair Plus, please click here.

  • Registration and payment is a two-step process: STEP ONE: Employers will register via CCO'S Symplicity website. Your registration will need to be approved by our HTM Career Center Coordinator.  Once Maria Poynter has approved your registration;
    STEP TWO: Registrants will receive an email from Purdue Conferences (CVENT) with a payment link for online payments and details, checks may be mailed as well. *Day of HTM/CSR Career Fair will once again be hosted within Career Fair Plus Platform.

  • Cancelation Policy: Career Fair Cancellations must be received in writing by September 2, 2022, for consideration to receive a 75% refund. No refunds will be issued after September 2, 2022. Registration cancelation will be accepted only against the written request sent by email. Please email ATTN Erica Wilson, Career Fair Coordinator for HTM/CSR at ericaw@purdue.edu before September 2, 2022.

  • Lodging: Company representatives will have their choice of lodging companies to choose from. Here are a few suggestions.                                                                                                                                     

    Homewood Suites by Hilton Lafayette, 3939 South Street, Lafayette, IN  47905 – Phone number: 765-448-9700

    Holiday Inn, 515 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 – Phone number: 765-423-1000

    Purdue Memorial Union Hotel – Fully renovated, 201 North Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 4706 – Phone number: 765-494-8922

  • Parking: A parking pass for the Co-Rec Parking Lot and McCutcheon Parking Garage will be handed out for career fair, and the morning of interviews for the Grant Street Parking Garage. Please do NOT park on other campus lots or in other parking garages, you will be ticketed. *If you would like a parking pass mailed prior to the career fair, please contact Maria Poynter at poynterm@purdue.edu

  • Shipping Information:  Please mark your box labels clearly with your company name.  If a third party is shipping your materials, kindly ask them to do the same. Please ship all materials to Purdue University, Co-Rec Division, C/O Kim Jamriska, Assistant Director to the Co-Rec, 355 North Martin Jischke Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907, Phone: 765-496-1796, E-Mail: kjamrisk@purdue.edu  at least a week prior to the career fair.

  • Resume Books: They will be available two weeks prior and four weeks after the career fair. The individual representative that registers the company will have access to download resumes, view profiles, and send emails during that time. Resume books may be accessed by logging into their myCCO account and selecting the "Resume Books" tab on the left side of the screen.

  • Interviews: The representative registering the company will have the option to choose day after to conduct interviews. Alternatively, if a company would like to return to campus on a different day.  Please reach out to Maria Poynter at poynterm@purdue.edu to work out the details such as start/end time, break, lunch, etc. 

  • Please note: Registering for the career fair does not schedule interviews, nor does scheduling interviews register you for the career fair.

A continuing education activity of Purdue University, an equal access/equal opportunity university.

Resources for all

  • Previous internship experiences completed by our HTM/CSR Students, video part one, click here, video part two, click here

  • 2022 Fall Marriott Executive in the Classroom Guest Speaker Series
    • For our list through early November, To Be Determined

Purdue HTM Hospitality Summit:

Save the Date!  The first ever Purdue Hospitality Summit is going to be held Thursday, September 29th thru Friday, September 30th, 2022.  The biggest event of its kind will celebrate hospitality and allow alumni, local businesses, students, and industry to come together.  It’s a time to come back to Purdue to share, learn, grow, and celebrate our magnificent industry!

To learn more and/or join our email list, please visit our site.

Student Information:

Need a job or internship? Need your resume critiqued? Looking for career advice?

We would like to formally invite you to our White Lodging-J.W. Marriott, Jr. School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM)'s Career Center at Purdue University. We provide services to HTM/CSR undergraduate students, graduate students, alumni and recruiters. The Center's primary objective is to provide high quality, personalized career planning assistance to HTM/CSR students and alumni. The HTM Career Center serves as a liaison between hospitality company representatives in tourism, lodging, food service, event planning, selling and sales, retail and financial counseling planning, students and the School. We sponsor a career fair in the fall/September and spring/February. Fairs provide students an opportunity to secure professional work experience, internships, part time, full time career opportunities, and to further develop partnership with a variety of hospitality-focused companies.

For our HTM Career Center's services, please review our Brochure.  

Career Fair Details for Students

  • NEW! Career Fair Plus Platform for virtual and on-campus career fairs. Students will need to Set-Up, Create, and Schedule a time. Please click here for details.
  • Students must RSVP a time to meet with company's during the  career fair.
  • Students will need to sign-in when meeting with a company - this will be  to assist with contact tracing should it be needed.
  • Students are encouraged to research companies attending prior to our career fair. As companies will have the option to register for Virtual only or both. 
  • Sign up for our HTM/CSR List Serve, to receive all emails from HTM Career Center Coordinator re: hiring, career fair, etc.
  • No-Show/Last Minute Cancellation Policy: If you reserve an interview increment, Please be sure to honor it.  Please click here for detailed information. 
  • Center for Career Opportunities (CCO) Career Success Handbook, Click here.     
  • Recommended Career Fair Attire, for video, click here.
     

Career Day Board Student AMBASSADOR's Call-Out for Fall 2022 Career Fair!

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 for Fall 2022.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST in MRRT 148

Thursday, September 1, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST in MRRT 148

 

Company Representative Information:

Do you have internship and/or employment opportunities? Looking to recruit top talent?

We would like to formally invite you to our White Lodging-J.W. Marriott, Jr. School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM)'s  Career Center at Purdue University. We sponsor a career fair in the fall/September and spring/February.  Fairs provide students an opportunity to secure professional work experience, internships, part time, full time career opportunities, and to further develop partnership with a variety of hospitality-focused companies in tourism, lodging, food service, event planning, selling and sales, retail and financial counseling planning. 

Fall 2022 Career Fair Details   

  • NEW! Career Plus Platform - this will eliminate long wait times for students.
  • Employer Instructions for Set-Up in Career Fair Plus. Please click here.
  • Conducting On-Campus Interviews the following day Please let Maria Poynter know details such as start and end time, breaks etc. 
  • Message from CCO regards Covid_Delta
  • Company registrants will have access to our Resume Books. Click here for instructions.

  • Registration is NOW OPEN!

 

White Lodging 2021   Fisher Homes 2021 

                                           

Announcements:

  • Where did our Graduates go? HTM, click here, CSR click here 
  • Graduating Seniors: We cannot wait to hear what your plans are following graduation!  Please let us know on First Destination Survey.

2022 HTM/CSR Career Day Board Members:  

Profession CDB Pic

Back row left to right: Uyen Nguyen, Adeline Campbell, Dylan Williams, Ryan Bonebrake, Kylie McFatridge

Middle row left to right: Lindsey Chraponski, Marie-Claire Norins, Alexis Blondell, Samantha Huston, Gabrielle Reed

Front row left to right: Payton Hartman, Payton May, Grace O’Dell, Danielle Lattanzio, Grace Nelson

Not pictured: Tyler Cassidy

2022 HTM/CSR Career Day Board Student Applications & Descriptions:

Applications for the selection of our 2022 Career Day Board are now CLOSED

Career Day Board Descriptions

Career Day Board - Vice President Application.

Career Day Board - Directors and/or Assistant Directors Application.

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