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Registration: Registration for EXPO 2018 is now open. Standard registration closes Friday, December 15th, 2017. Please note that there is a cancellation fee if cancelled after registration is closed. If cancellation occurs after this date, payment in full is still required.
To register online, please visit the Career Center Website. In past years, EXPO has reached maximum capacity prior to the closing date, so prompt action is necessary to guarantee placement.
Late registration and relating fees begin Friday, December 15th, 2017 and closes Friday January 5th, 2017. No company may register for the event after 5pm EST on this date. Reminder that registration will close early if capacity is reached prior to this deadline.
Registration Opens: Monday, November 6th, 2017 Closes/Late Registration Begins: Friday, December 15th, 2017 Late Registration Closes: Friday, January 5th, 2018
Career Fair Company Seminars: Monday, January 29th 1:30PM -- 8:30PM Specific company times can be found in the EXPO Guidebook. Career Fair: Tuesday, January 30th 9:00AM -- 3:30PM On-campus Interviews: through Thursday, February 1st
Locations: Seminars: Stewart Center Career Fair: France A. Cordova Recreational Center On-campus Interviews: Stewart Center, Young Hall, Purdue Memorial Union
Parking During seminars, free parking for company representatives is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage located adjacent to the Purdue Memorial Union, near Stewart Center.
On the day of the fair, parking passes will be available for the Recreation Center Parking Lot located just north of the recreation center off of Stadium Drive (shown on the maps below). Once these spots run out, buses will be available to transport representatives between the McCutcheon parking garage (also see below) and the Recreational Center in the morning and afternoon.
There will not be shuttles going to and from hotels. Please contact us if you think this will be a problem for your company, and accommodations will be made.
This year, EXPO is going green again.
Student guidebooks will now be available to all of Purdue’s 40,000 students via the PESC website. The guidebooks provide exposure for companies prior to arriving on campus, allowing students to conduct research on companies that peak their interest. In addition to the online guidebook, complete printed lists of companies registered will be available to all engineering students.
The Purdue Career Plus Fair App is available to all students and contains the same but summarized version of the information as is published in the guidebooks.
During the registration process, you will be prompted to indicate whether you would like to host a seminar. Hosting a seminar will peak interest in your company to prospective employees and will also provide an additional opportunity to talk with students.
Company seminars will be held on January 29th, 2018 from 1:30pm – 8:30pm. Seminars can include topics from general company information to employment and advancement opportunities within your business. Seminars will span a fifty minute time slot and are held in the Stewart Center on campus.
Benefits of hosting a seminar include: Additional promotion throughout campus Opportunities to interact with today’s aspiring engineers Opportunities to interact with students in addition to the Fair
Seminars are free to host. However, please note that if you cancel your seminar after January 6th, 2016, a cancellation fee of $150 will be added to your invoice.
Interviews will be conducted by Purdue’s Center for Career Opportunities [CCO]. Many companies opt to interview on the days immediately following the career fair, but interview sessions can be scheduled for any day following the event. Interview rooms will be reserved in Stewart Center, Young Hall, and/or Purdue Memorial Union.
To request interview space, follow this link using your Nacelink account: www.cco.purdue.edu/nacelink.aspx. Navigate to the "OCR" header, then select the "Schedules" tab and select "Request a Schedule."
If you have any questions regarding interviews, please contact Tricia Johnson [CCO] at email@example.com.
The EXPO Career Fair is run by a committee of six students from the Purdue Engineering Student Council. If you have any particular questions concerning this event of your company’s attendance, please feel free to contact us:email: firstname.lastname@example.org phone: 765.496.2660 Director: Anirudh Panuganty Facilities: Philip Cibulka Hospitality: Jackson Sanders Programming: Morgan Callin Registration: Patryk Baranski and Katherine Meyer Career Fair Plus Coordinator: Anay Gangal
Payment can be completed via check or credit card. Credit card payment information will be distributed to registered companies at a later date. Please make checks payable to Purdue Engineering Student Council and mail them to the following address: Purdue Conferences Stewart Center, Rm 116 ATTN: Robert Elliott Company: << COMPANY NAME >> 128 Memorial Mall West Lafayette, IN 47907
Company packages should be received between January 21st, 2019 and January 25th, 2019. For packages received after this date, we cannot guarantee that they will be available the day of the fair.
Career Fair Shipment Details Upon arrival to the EXPO career fair on January 29th, 2019, your company’s displays will be placed next to the table where your representatives will be located Please have your packages for the fair sent to the following address:Purdue Engineering Student Council POTR ATTN: Philip Cibulka Company: <> 500 Central Drive West Lafayette, IN 47906
The EXPO committee has contacted local hotels in order to set up discounted rates for a limited number of rooms. Be sure to note that some hotels have included a cut off date, after which it will not be possible to reserve a room for a discounted rate. When reserving rooms at some of the hotels listed below, please mention the group code listed under that particular hotel in order to assure you will receive the discount:
Homewood Suites by Hilton Lafayette: $115 + tax per night 3939 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47905 765.448.9700 Cutoff date: January 19th, 2018
Holiday Inn Express and Suites: $159.99 + tax per night ($109.99 on Sunday night) 200 Progress Drive, Lafayette, IN 47906 765.449.4400 Cutoff date: January 20th, 2018 Group Code: “PES”
Hampton Inn Lafayette: $115 + tax per night 3941 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47905 765.447.1600 Cutoff date: January 19th, 2018
Holiday Inn-City Centre: $116 + tax per night 515 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 765.423.1000 Cutoff date: January 12th, 2018 Group Code: “Purdue Engineering Student Council”
Four Points by Sheraton: $99.99 + tax per night 1600 Cumberland Avenue, Lafayette, IN 47906 765.463.5511 Cutoff date: January 15th, 2018 Group Code: “Purdue Engineering Student Council”