Career Fair | Hospitality Management | Kent State University

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 at Kent State University.The Spring 2018 Hospitality Management Career Fair was held on Monday, March 12th in the Kent Student Center Ballroom at Kent State University, Kent Campus, from 1 - 4 p.m. (Interview with Marriott will begin at 10am in room 303 and 304; Interview with Drury Hotel and Catawba Island Club will begin at 1pm in room 320 and 321; Another interview session with Drury Hotel is scheduled from 8pm to 12pm in 200 White Hall).  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 attending the spring 2018 Hospitality Management Career Fair is below.

Hotels & Lodging

Kent State Hotel and Conference Center (Front line, internship & management)

White Lodging (Front line, internship & management)

Hilton Akron/Fairlawn (Front line, internship, management, hotel & restaurant positions)

http://www.akronhilton.com

The Avalon Inn and Resort (Front line, internship & management)

Drury Hotels (Front line, internship & management)

Hyatt Regency Cleveland (Front line, internship & management)

Metropolitan at the 9 (Front line, internship & management)

Holiday Inn Canton (Front line, internship & management)

The Lodge & Conference Center at Geneva-on-the-lake (Front line, internship & management)

Xanterra (Front line, internship & management)

Pittsburgh Marriott City Center (Front line, internship & management)

Radius Hospitality Management (Front line, internship & management)

IHG Crowne Plaza Columbus (Front line, internship & management)

Omni Homestead Resort & Spa (Front line, internship & management)

The Omni William Penn Hotel (Front line, internship & management)

Marriott International (Front line, internship & management)

Kalahari Resorts (Front line, internship & management)

Cleveland Marriott East (Front line & internship)

 

Insurance (hotel, conference center, event planning)

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

Rental Companies

Event Source (Front line, internship, management, operations positions)

Catering Companies

Old Carolina Barbecue Company (Front line, internship & management)

Totally Cooked Events & Catering (Front line, internship, management, seasonal event & kitchen staff)

Hudson's Restaurant & Catering, Beachcomber Food Truck & Fork Fuel Truck (Front line, internship & management)

 

Restaurants

Chef Art Pour Restaurant Group (Front line, internship & management)

Cleats Club Seat Grille (Front line, internship & management)

Mustard Seed Market & Café (Front line, internship & management)

Boardwalk Family of Restaurants (Front line, internship & management)

Pinstripes (Front line, internship & management)

Driftwood Restaurants and Catering (front line)

 

Country Clubs

Shaker Heights Country Club (Front line, internship, management, seasonal help)

Portage Country Club (Front line, internship & management)

Shoreby Club (Front line, internship & management)

Congress Lake Club (Front line, internship & management)

Beechmont Country Club (Front line, internship & management)

Canterbury Golf Club (Front line, internship & management)

Catawba Island Club (Front line, internship & management)

Brookside Country Club (Front line, internship & management)

 

Event Venue

New Center at NEOMED (Front line, internship, management, wait staff, banquet servers, bartenders)

 

Casinos & Gaming

Hard Rock Rocksino (Front line, internship & management)

JACK Cleveland Casino (Front line, internship & management)

JACK Thistledown Racino (Front line, internship, management, part/full time associates)

 

Meeting Planning Companies

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

Any questions? Please contact Ning-Kuang Chuang nchuang@kent.edu; Tel: 330-672-2303 or

Natalie Miller, nmill108@kent.edu