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Your involvement in Carson College recruitment events helps drive the success of its academic programs.  Thank you for your support.

CAREER NETWORKING NIGHT

MONDAY, February 6th, 2017

The Carson College of Business Career Networking Night is an exciting opportunity to help educate and network with 200-300 business students prior to the campus-wide WSU Career Expo. Recruiters will be able to meet and help students practice the fine art of face-to-face professional networking in an elegant atmosphere.

DETAILS AND REGISTRATION

Where

CUB Ballroom
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164

When

Monday, February 6th, 2017, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Schedule

3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Employer check-in

4:00 – 4:50 Employer Dinner and Presentation by Carson Center for Student    Success

5:00 – 5:40 p.m. Icebreaker Activity which will include an Employer Panel Discussion

5:45 – 7:00 Employer & Student Networking

Who

Students attending CNN will be business majors and minors

Parking: Terrell Library Parking Garage

Directions: Parking is reserved for registered employers in the Holland Library parking garage.  Enter “Terrell Library Parking Garage” or 1325 NE Cougar Way into your mobile map application to find directions.  Obtain a time-stamped ticket when entering the parking garage.  When exiting the garage after the event, hand the attendant your ticket and tell them that you are an employer attending the Carson College of Business Career Networking Night.  The attendant will have a list of employers registered for the event.  Your registration fee covers the cost of parking.

 

CNN Registration Fee Payment Options:

  • Check
    Make your check payable to Washington State University & please attach your confirmation email. If requested, an invoice can be provided.
  • Credit Card

*More details on payment options will be sent upon registration submission.

Register Today

Questions?

Please contact Tony Thompson

tony.thompson@wsu.edu

509-335-0956

WSU Career Expo

Tuesday, February 7

The Expo is a university-wide career fair hosted by the WSU Academic Success and Career Center. It is held in both the fall and spring, scheduled the day after the Carson College of Business Career Networking Night. At the Expo, you’ll have the chance to meet with students of all majors and grade levels. The event runs from 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. at the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. If you are interested attending, please contact Christie Motley at 509-335-9612 or cmotley@wsu.edu.

Fall 2016 Career Expo
Tuesday, October 4
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Beasley Coliseum

The Burtenshaw Hospitality Career Night

March 2016

This exclusive hospitality-company recruitment exhibition attracts more than 90% of WSU students majoring or minoring in hospitality business management. Held each spring on the WSU Pullman campus, it’s the perfect opportunity to recruit students seeking summer employment or an entry-level job.  Jerry and Angelina Burtenshaw have graciously provided funding to create this event, which unites motivated students with hospitality-industry employers. We are deeply grateful for their commitment.

Registration

Registration will open on December 1. The $300 registration fee covers all company representatives and includes one 8-ft draped table, two chairs, reception, wireless Internet, receipt and storage of pre-shipped display materials, assistance with booth set-up, and interview rooms for optional student interviewing at next-day interviews.

Registration changes

Any changes to your registration, such as electrical needs, number of representatives attending, participation in next-day Interviews, etc., must be made through the registration site.  You will be emailed a code to use if you want to make changes. Please save that email.

Cancellation and refund policy

A full refund, minus a $50 processing fee, will be granted if you cancel your registration on or before the cancellation deadline: February 3, 2017 No refunds will be granted for cancellations after the deadline, or for no-shows at the Career Night.

Shipping materials

Please ship your booth materials to this address:

WSU Central Receiving & Delivery ATTN: School of Hospitality Business Management The Burtenshaw Hospitality Career Night 100 Dairy Road Pullman, WA 99164-1120 509-335-5575 To ensure that your materials are delivered correctly, clearly mark all packages with both of the following:

      • Your organization name
      • School of Hospitality Business Management Career Night

Booth assignments

The Burtenshaw Hospitality Career Night often sells out. Booths are assigned on a first come, first served basis, so please register early.

Check-in

Check-in time runs from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Parking

Parking for the fair and the interviews is available in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE) Parking Garage.  (See campus map.)  When you leave the garage, tell the attendant you were visiting the School of Hospitality Business Management and they will bill us for your parking. If there is no attendant, write School of Hospitality on the stub and deposit it in the box, and we will be billed.

Loading/unloading

It is advisable to park in the CUE Parking garage and go up the elevator to the third floor of the CUE.  When you exit the building, you will be right across the street from the CUB. If you shipped items to us in advance, student volunteers will bring your materials to the CUB ballroom. Volunteers will also be available to assist with set up.

Reception

The School of Hospitality Business Management will hold a reception for all company representatives, faculty, and staff following Career Night. The reception will start at 6:45 p.m. in the Marriott Hospitality Teaching Center  (Todd Addition 268). This is a great opportunity to meet and mingle with other recruiters, as well as School of Hospitality Business Management faculty and staff. The cost is included in your registration fee. You can provide names of reception attendees during the registration process.

On campus interviews

If you plan to conduct on-campus interviews during your visit, we have reserved rooms in the WSU Center for Advising and Career Development (CACD) in Lighty Hall Room 160 and/or rooms in Todd Hall.  To reserve an interview room or rooms, please email or contact Anita Young at youngaf@wsu.edu or 509-335-3931.  The rooms are limited in number and are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, so please make reservations as early as possible.

Travel and accommodations

Recommended lodging

Holiday Inn Express SE 1190 Bishop Blvd. Pullman, WA 99163 509-334-4437 http://www.hiexpress.com/pullmanwa For a group rate, identify yourself as attending the WSU Hospitality School Career Fair. Residence Inn Marriott 1255 NE North Fairway Road Pullman, WA 99163 509-332-4400 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/puwri-residence-inn-pullman/ Quality Inn Paradise Creek SE 1400 Bishop Blvd. Pullman, WA 99163 509-332-0500 http://www.qualityinn.com/hotel-pullman-washington-WA015 Hilltop Inn 928 NW Olsen Street Pullman, WA 99163 509-332-0928 http://www.hotelonthehill.com Fairfield Inn & Suites Moscow  1000 W Pullman Rd Moscow, ID 83843 208-882-4600 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/puwfi-fairfield-inn-and-suites-moscow/ Best Western University Inn 1516 W Pullman Rd Moscow, ID 83843 208-882-0550 http://www.uinnmoscow.com/ Best Western Wheatland Inn 701 N. Main St. Colfax, WA 99111 509-397-0397 http://bestwesternwashington.com/hotels/best-western-wheatland-inn/ For additional accommodation information in Pullman, Washington, please contact the Pullman Chamber of Commerce at 509-334-3565 or visit www.pullmanchamber.com.

Airports

Pullman: Fly directly into Pullman. The Pullman/Moscow airport is serviced only by Horizon Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska and Northwest Airlines. Lewiston: The Lewiston, Idaho airport is serviced by Horizon and other airlines, and is only 30 miles south of Pullman. There is no shuttle service from this airport, so a rental car would be needed. Spokane: For shuttle service from Spokane airport, access the Wheatland Travel website at http://www.wheatlandexpress.com/ariportexpres/. Pullman is 75 miles south east of Spokane.

Rental cars

Enterprise Rent A Car 1050 N Grand Ave Pullman, WA 99163 509-332-3157 www.enterprise.com

      • Call the local office at the number above to make the reservation to get the lowest rates
      • Complimentary airport pick up and drop off service
      • Existing corporate rates for current accounts
      • Low WSU rates for customers who don’t have existing accounts (mention that you are attending the WSU Hospitality Career Fair)
Maps and directions

Follow the link below for campus maps and driving directions Campus map

Questions?

Contact us. Tony Thompson, tony.thompson@wsu.edu 335-0956 or main SHBM office shbm@wsu.edu 335-5766

Hospitality Company Previews

Show hospitality business management students what it’s like to work for your company. During this 2-day event, you can schedule an hour to deliver your own custom presentation about career opportunities in your organization. These evening company preview sessions are held in both the fall and spring semesters. As a presenter, you are also invited to participate in optional hospitality class visits, campus tours, and interviews with students. The College will publicize your information session with emails and flyers, using information that you provide. For questions and scheduling, please contact Tony Thompson @ tony.thompson@wsu.edu or 335-0956

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