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 2020 Hospitality Management Career Fair will beheld on Tuesday, March 10th in the Moulton Hall at Kent State University, Kent Campus, from 10:00a.m. – 1:00p.m. (Interview sessions are available upon request with some of companies. To schedule an interview, please contact the company’s recruiters directly. Their contact information is listed 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 2020 Hospitality Management Career Fair is below:

Hotels & Lodging

Insurance (hotel, conference center, event planning)

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

Restaurants

Food Service Provider and Distributor

  • Aramark (Front Line, Internship, Management)
  • US Foods (Front Line, Internship, Management)

Country Clubs

Casinos & Gaming

Meeting Planning Companies

  • Event Source (Front Line, Internship, Management, Warehouse/Inventory)
  • Experient (Front line, internship, management; entry level - housing and registration departments)

Theme Parks

* Companies that conduct interview on March 10 (They may be available for interview one day before or after):

Aimbridge Hospitality – Hannah Tobin hannah.tobin@aimhosp.com

Marriott International - Jolly Marvin Marvin.Jolly@marriott.com

Drury Hotels – Mark Pakula mark.pakula@druryhotels.com or Brittany Loza Brittany.loza@druryhotels.com 

Any questions? Please contact Ning-Kuang Chuang nchuang@kent.edu