Computing Career Fair - Information for Recruiters

Purdue Computing Career Fair 2021

Information for Recruiters

We are excited to provide our phenomenal industry partners with opportunities to meet students in many of the leading computing-related programs in the United States, including these majors:

You are welcome to talk with students about opportunities in your company for both internships and full-time careers.

Purdue Computing Career Fair

September 8, 2021
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
In-person at the Purdue Co-Rec facility

 

September 9, 2021
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Virtual via Career Fair Plus

Register here!


Career Fair Coordinators:

Dawn Laux
Associate Department Head
Department of Computer and Information Technology
Purdue University
dlaux@purdue.edu
 

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


 

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS APPLICABLE ONLY FOR SEPTEMBER 8, 2021 (the In-Person date for the 2021 Purdue Computing Career Fair).

 

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")Computing Career Fair (September 8, 2021)

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 Computing 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 – Computing 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 Computing 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.

Purdue University is requiring that all students pre-schedule appointments with company representatives for in person career fairs this fall.

Appointments will be scheduled through the Career Fair + software being used by the Computing Career Fair through the Purdue University Center for Career Opportunities (CCO).

Purdue University is asking that no company bring more than two (2) representatives to any on campus career fair taking place prior to October 1st, 2021. Please plan accordingly as this limitation will be applicable to the Computing Career Fair.

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.

 

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