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. Employer registration for the 2020 Polytechnic Career Fair will open in November 2019.

LOCATION

France A. Cordova Recreational Sports Center
Gold and Black Gym
355 N. Martin Jischke Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47906

SCHEDULE

Purdue Polytechnic Institute Career Fair (2/5/2020) 

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. - Check-in/Set-up
Check in at circular drive on the northwest side of the CoRec. Parking passes will be distributed from a tent on the circular drive for use in the CoRec parking lot.

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. - Boiler Breakfast - Feature Gym
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 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Purdue Polytechnic Career Fair
Gold and Black Gym, CoRec

4:00 - 5:00 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.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

Company information sessions will take place in Stewart Center on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Find out more here.

Parking passes for use in the Grant Street Garage on February 4, 2020 only will be distributed upon arrival in Stewart Center.

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 received by Wednesday, January 29, 2020 to allow for adequate transportation and delivery time.

Packages and displays are to be sent to:
Purdue Conferences - Polytechnic Career Fair
Stewart Center, RM 116
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. Please email any tracking numbers to relliot@purdue.edu to ensure proper delivery. All packages received are delivered daily between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. 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 January 29, 2020, we cannot guarantee they will be available on the day of the fair.

RETURN SHIPPING

Following the Career Fair, UPS and FedEx will pickup directly from the CoRec. You will be responsible for providing your own shipping/return labels.

LODGING

Hilton Garden Inn West Lafayette - Wabash Landing
356 E. State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906
(765) 743-2100
Rate: $103/night + tax
Must reserve by January 12, 2020.
Group Code: POLY

For a full list of lodging options in the Greater Lafayette Area, please visit Where to Stay.

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 Lafayette Limo.

PARKING

Parking for registered career fair guests will be in the CoRec Parking lot. We will do our best to accommodate your parking needs. Please indicate the number of parking passes needed during registration.

For special parking needs, please contact: Susan Black at Parking Facilities: 765-494-9493 or seblack2@purdue.edu

NEW FOR 2020: RECRUITER AND ALUMNI WELCOME RECEPTION

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Join us for a reunion of local Technology alumni and a welcome to all Career Fair recruiters joining us on campus. Light refreshments will be served. Check back for more information soon!

INTERNET CONNECTION

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

HOSPITALITY AREA

The hospitality area will be located in the CoRec Feature Gym. 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 p.m. 

PRICING AND PAYMENT

Select the package that works best for your organization. Pay by December 20, 2019, and receive the early bird discount! (Payment must be received by December 20, 2019 to be eligible for the discounted price.)

Registration deadline:

Wednesday, January 22, 2020. Registrations not paid in full by this date are subject to cancellation.

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Refund Policy:

100% refund if requested in writing on or before December 22, 2019.

50% refund if requested in writing on or by January 21, 2020.

No refunds approved on or after January 22, 2020.

Questions regarding payments and invoicing should be directed to: 

Robert L. Elliott
Conference Coordinator

relliot@purdue.edu
765-494-0689

OTHER

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