Information for Employers

Thank you for your interest in our students!  Students with an interest in technology, engineering, science and management will be on-hand to talk about the career opportunities available at your company. Registration for the February 2018 Polytechnic Career Fair opens in October 2017.


Purdue Polytechnic Institute Career Fair (2/7/2018) 

8:00 - 9:00 am - Check-in/Set-up
Check in at the entrance to the South Ballroom in the Purdue Memorial Union (across from Grant Street Parking Garage)​

9:00 - 10:00 am - Boiler Breakfast
A breakfast for all registered recruiters, brief remarks by Dr. Gary Bertoline (Dean), and an opportunity to network with the leadership of Purdue Polytechnic

10:00 am to 4:00 pm – Purdue Polytechnic Career Fair
North and South Ballrooms, Purdue Memorial Union

4:00 - 5:00 pm – Tear down


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.


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). 


All display materials must be delivered to Purdue University Stewart Center by January 27, 2016

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 10a and 2p M-F. 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 February 2, 2018 we cannot guarantee they will be available on the day of the fair.


Room blocks have been secured at the following locations:

Purdue Union Club Hotel, (800) 320-6291 
Holiday Inn Lafayette- City Centre, 765-423-1000

Other lodging facilities (in closest proximity to campus) include:

  • Campus Inn, (765) 743-9661
  • Hilton Garden Inn, (765) 743-2100
  • Prestige Inn (765) 463-1531
  • Four Points by Sheraton, (765) 463-5511

Complete listing of area accommodations.


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:


Parking for registered career fair guests will be in the Grant Street Parking Garage across from the Purdue Memorial Union. Parking passes will be provided at check-in. Due to the parking limitations in the garage, 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.

For special parking needs, please contact: Susan Black at Parking Facilities: 765-494-9493 or


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


The hospitality area will be located in the Purdue Memorial Union West Faculty Lounge. Water, coffee, soft drinks, and snacks will be available throughout the fair and lunch will be available for all registered recruiters from 12:00-2:00 PM. 


Questions regarding payments and invoicing should be directed to: 

Robert L. Elliott
Conference Coordinator


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