Information for Employers

Thank you for your interest in our students! We are excited to provide our phenomenal industry partners with opportunities to meet uniquely qualified students from Purdue Polytechnic's 30+ majors in the areas of aviation technology, computing and graphics, construction management, engineering technology, technology management and technology education.

You are welcome to talk with students about opportunities in your company for internships, co-ops and/or full-time careers.

Purdue Polytechnic Career Fair

New Date: February 17, 2022
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
In-person at Purdue's France A. Cordova Recreational Sports Center (the "Co-Rec")

Recruiters, register here!


Career Fair Coordinator:

Mike Reckowsky
Director of Industry Engagement
Purdue Polytechnic Institute
Purdue University
mreckowsky@purdue.edu
 

Robert L. Elliott
Conference Coordinator
Purdue Conferences
relliot@purdue.edu
765-494-0689


 

 

 

SCHEDULE

Click for a larger version of this image: Computing Career Fair, parking lots & streets adjacent to Purdue's France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center ("Co-Rec")Purdue Polytechnic Career Fair (February 2, 2022)

8 – 9 a.m.: Check-in/Set-up
Check in at the exterior entrance to the Co-Rec Gold/Black Gyms 4-6. See this map of the parking lots and streets adjacent to the France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center ("Co-Rec").

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Purdue Polytechnic Career Fair
Gold and Black Gymnasiums (4-6), France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center

  • 8 – 10 a.m.: Continental Breakfast Available
  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Boxed Lunch Available
  • Refreshments available throughout the day

3 – 4 p.m.: Tear down

INTERVIEW SPACE

Companies may interview students during the career fair at their company booth or they may request one of the private rooms we have reserved for interviews at no additional cost. Be sure to note your interest during registration as there are a limited number of rooms.

ELECTRICITY NEEDS

Electrical access will be limited. If your booth requires electricity, please be certain to request it during registration. Booth assignments will be noted by electrical requirements. Company representatives are responsible for providing extension cords as well as any power strips (25 to 50 ft extension cord is recommended).

SHIPPING

All display materials must be delivered to Purdue University Stewart Center by September 3, 2021.

Packages and displays are to be sent to:

Robert Elliott – Polytechnic Career Fair
Purdue University Stewart Center
128 Memorial Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2021

Note: All packages MUST be addressed exactly as indicated above to ensure proper delivery and by the aforementioned deadline. The only way to track delivery of display materials will be with a tracking number. All packages received are delivered daily between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. There are no weekend deliveries.

A Display Destination Tag must be attached to ALL of your packages. This is imperative in having your exhibit delivered on time and to the proper location. Please mark all packages clearly with your company name. You are responsible for providing your own shipping/return labels with your account numbers. Please only use UPS or FedEx.

All packages will be located at your booth upon arrival. If your packages do not arrive by September 3, 2021, we cannot guarantee they will be available on the day of the fair.

Please note that the Purdue Polytechnic Career Fair will not be transferring company displays to any other Purdue career fair. Companies who want to ship one display to Purdue University will need to plan to have their recruiters/representatives make those transfers and take responsibility for those packages.

LODGING

Lodging facilities (in closest proximity to campus) include:

  • Union Club Hotel, 765-494-8922
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 765-743-2100
  • Hampton Inn West Lafayette, 765-269-8000
  • Holiday Inn Lafayette–City Centre, 765-423-1000
  • Four Points by Sheraton, 765-463-5511

See this complete listing of area accommodations.

SHUTTLE SERVICE

If you fly into the Indianapolis International Airport, you may wish to shuttle to West Lafayette on the Lafayette Limo service. Shuttles depart from the airport every two hours between 6:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. For specific fare information, visit https://www.lafayettelimo.com/index.php/services/90-shuttle-services.

PARKING

Parking for registered career fair guests will be in the Co-Rec Parking Lot, North of the France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center. Parking passes will be provided at check-in. Due to the parking limitations in the lot, only one (1) parking pass per company registration will be automatically issued at check-in. However, if additional parking is needed, please request it during your registration. We will do our best to accommodate your parking needs.

Please check in prior to parking as you will need to display your parking pass in your vehicle.

INTERNET CONNECTION

Purdue University is now an AT&T hotspot, so no access code is needed.

HOSPITALITY AREA

The hospitality area will be located near the black and gold gyms (4-6). Water, and coffee will be available throughout the fair and lunch will be available for all registered recruiters from 11 a.m. –  1 p.m.

PAYMENT

Questions regarding payments and invoicing should be directed to:

Robert L. Elliott
Lead Event Planner

relliot@purdue.edu
Office: 765-494-0689

COVID-19 & PROTECT PURDUE

Please find more details regarding “Protect Purdue” and COVID-19 via our Protect Purdue website, https://protect.purdue.edu.

All companies must follow the Protect Purdue Pledge (see https://protect.purdue.edu/pledge) while on campus and additional restrictions may be applicable during the date of the fair.