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Career Fair

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, Event Planning minors, and graduate students in the Hospitality and Tourism Management at Kent State University.

The Spring 2014 Hospitality Management Career Fair was held on Monday, March 10th in the Moulton Hall Ballroom at Kent State University, Kent Campus, from 1:00 - 4:00 PM. Business professional attire was required for all attendees.

The list of companies that attended the Spring 2014 Hospitality Management Career Fair included:

Hotels & Resorts:

  1. Pittsburgh Marriott City Center
  2. Hyatt Regency Cleveland
  3. Nemacolin Woodlands Resort (
  4. Akron Hampton Inn/TMI Hospitality
  5. Marriott Cleveland East
  6. Kalahari Resorts
  7. Sheraton Suites Cuyahoga Falls
  8. MRN Ltd. (own and manage several hotels, restaurants, and banquet centers in East 4th Street in Cleveland. See
  9. Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh

Restaurants and Food:

  1. AVI Food Systems
  2. Old Carolina Barbecue Company
  3. MRN Ltd. (own and manage several hotels, restaurants, and banquet centers in East 4th Street in Cleveland. See
  4. The Boardwalk Family of Restaurants (in Put-in-Bay)
  5. Heinen's
  6. Blue Canyon
  7. University Dining Services, Kent State University
  8. Hospitality Restaurants (own and manage several restaurants. See
  9. Hudson's Restaurant

Private Clubs:

  1. Portage Country Club
  2. The Country Club
  3. Canterbury Golf Club
  4. The Mayfield Sand Ridge Club
  5. Chagrin Valley Hunt Club
  6. Westfield Country Club
  7. Congress Lake Country Club

Event Management:

  1. Event Source

Casinos, Amusement, and Recreation:

  1. Cedar Point
  2. Xanterra/Punderson
  3. Hard Rock Rocksino