The Hospitality Management Career Fair is an annual event held in spring. Several businesses representing restaurants, non- commercial foodservice, contract foodservice, hotels, event management, country clubs, and casinos attend this popular event. Companies are looking to fill full- and part-time positions, seasonal positions, internships, and supervisory and management positions.

This event is open to Hospitality Management majors and minors and alumni, Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management majors, Sport Administration majors, Event Planning minors, and graduate students in the Hospitality and Tourism Management program at Kent State University. The Spring 2019 Hospitality Management Career Fair will be held on Thursday, March 7th in the Kent Student Center Ballroom at Kent State University, Kent Campus, from 10:30a.m. – 1:30p.m. Additional interview sessions are available upon request with some of the listed companies below. To schedule an interview, please contact the company’s recruiters on the bottom of webpage*. Business professional attire is required for all attendees. Participants are also strongly encouraged to research the companies in advance, engage in mock interviews, research STAR format of responding to behavioral (scenario-type) interview questions, and bring professional copies of their resume printed on resume paper.

The list of companies who are attending the Spring 2019 Hospitality Management Career Fair is below:

Hotels & Lodging

Insurance (hotel, conference center, event planning)

  • Westfield (Front line, internship, seasonal employment & management)

Catering Companies


Country Clubs

Casinos & Gaming

Meeting Planning Companies

  • Experient (Front line, internship, management; entry level - housing and registration departments)


  • Akron Zoo (Front line, internship & management)

*Companies that conduct interview onsite:


Any questions? Please contact Ning-Kuang Chuang