Meet and connect with over 1,000 Purdue Agriculture students!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

REGISTRATION will open on July 7, 2014 - Please check back at that time for the registration link.
NOTE: Use only the link provided on July 7th at this site.  DO NOT use registration links from previous years.

 

Contact Linda Austin at laa@purdue.edu or 765-494-8473


Registration Fees

Below are the registration packages and fees which you will mark on your registration form.  Please be aware your registration application will not be accepted or confirmed until your registration fee has been paid.  We recommend paying online with credit card for faster processing. 

·     Large Company (more than 50 employees) - $200.00
Ø One table
Ø Maximum of three (3) company representatives
Ø Three (3) lunch tickets
Ø One (1) parking permits
·        Large Company (more than 50 employees) - $350.00
Ø  Two tables
Ø  Maximum of six (6) company representatives
Ø  Six (6) lunch tickets
Ø  Two (2) parking permits
·         Small Company (less than 50 employees) - $100.00
Ø  One table
Ø  Maximum of three (3) company representatives
Ø  Three (3) lunch tickets
Ø  One (1) parking permits
·         Non-profit Organizations - $25.00
Ø  One table
Ø  Maximum of three (3) company representatives
Ø  Three (3) lunch tickets
Ø  One (1) parking permits
·         Purdue Organizations - No Fee
Ø  One table
Ø  Maximum of three (3) company representatives
Ø  Three (3) lunch tickets
Ø  No parking permit
Ø  Will be located in the informational area.
(The proceeds from the Career Fair provide student scholarships and funds for organizations in the College of Agriculture.)

   

 
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
 

CAREER FAIR DAY - OCTOBER 7, 2014

7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. (set-up)
Exhibitors set up in the Purdue Memorial Union Ballrooms or East/West Lounge exhibit area.
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Exhibitors meet with students and faculty in the exhibit areas.

Lunch - 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m
Lunch for exhibitors' lunch will be served in the Purdue Memorial Union Faculty Lounges.
The exhibit area will remain open during lunch. 
You may want to rotate your representatives during this time.

OPTIONAL RECRUITING OPPORTUNITIES - OCTOBER 6, 2014

Student Resume Critique - 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Serve as an industry reviewer for student resumes.


Employer Panel Discussion - 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Participate on a panel meeting with students.

(Q&A will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and networking will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
 

  


PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION PRIOR TO REGISTERING 

 

 


GETTING REGISTERED

  • Registration will open on July 7, 2014.  Check back on the 7th for the registration link.
  • Payment is due upon submission of your registration form. Registrations will not be approved nor table assignments made until payment has been received.  We recommend paying online with credit card for quicker processing.
  • One registration is required per company not per representatives attending for your company.

NOTE:  Space is limited to 100 booths in the ballrooms.  If you are wanting to be placed in the ballrooms, we suggst early registration. Once the ballrooms have filled, additional companies will be placed in Exhibit Lounge area just outside the South Ballroom entrance and room 136 next to the lounges. We strongly encourage companies that want to be placed together to register at the same time to be guaranteed this placement will be possible.

TABLE ASSIGNMENT DETAILS

  • Table assignments are made according to the date of your registration and after the registration fee payment has been paid
  • Maximum two (2) tables per company allowed with maximum three (3) representatives per table.
  • Table space is limited to 100 booths in the ballrooms.  If you are wanting to be placed in the ballrooms, we suggest early registration.

CANCELLATION POLICY FOR REGISTRATION and REFUND POLICY

  •  Fee Refund Policy - A full refund will be given if cancellation is made by September 11th. Cancellations after the 11th are non-refundable per your agreement marked on your registration form.
  • Table space is limited and there are usually organizations waiting to attend.  Please notify Linda Austin via email at laa@purdue.edu by September 11th if you need to cancel your registration.  We appreciate your consideration.

REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES

  • One or two 6' x 30" skirted tables and two chairs per table depending on the registration packet that you select. Displays MUST fit within these dimensions to avoid overcrowding.  If your display does not fit within one booth space, you will need to purchase an additional booth space. A maximum three (3) company representatives per table.
  • Name Badges will be in your packet that will be located on your table.
  • Lunch Tickets - A maximum three (3) tickets per one table and a maximum six (6) per two table purchase. No extra lunch tickets will be provided. Lunch tickets will be in your packet on the back on your name badge on your table. You will be required to show lunch tickets at the door.
  • One (1) or two (2) complimentary parking pass will be given per company depending on the package you select. These will be in the packet at your table. No extra parking pass will be provided.
  • Electricity (if requested on registration form).
  • Wireless Internet Connection - Companies must provide all their own hardware (computers, wireless network cards). In your packet on your table, you will be provided with directions and passwords to login to the campus wireless network.

RECRUITERS PAY EXTRA FOR

  • Audio Equipment - To request audio equipment contact Erica Wilson at 765-494-7221 or ericaw@purdue.edu by September 11th. 

PARKING

  • Parking will be in the Grant Street parking garage - campus map.
  • One (1) or two (2) complimentary parking permits will be given per company depending on the registration package you purchase.  These permits will be in the packet at your assigned table.  No additional permit will be available.
  • If you have multiple representatives attending, they should park in the Grant Street parking garage, but will be required to pay upon exiting the garage. The cost is $10.00 for the day.
  • NOTE:  Prior to parking, you may drop off your display or materials at east door of the Purdue Memorial Union Building.  Students will be waiting to assist you.

DISPLAY ITEMS SHIPPED IN ADVANCE OR RETURN SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS

  • All displays or materials being sent in advance MUST be received by noon, Monday, October 6th in order for them to be transported to the event location on Tuesday morning and placed at your assigned table.
  • Send all items marked HOLD FOR AGRICULTURE CAREER FAIR and indicate how many pieces (i.e. 1/2; 2/2).
  • Items should be shipped to Erica Wilson at Conferences, 128 Memorial Mall, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907. Do not ship items to Linda Austin in AGAD.
  • If you are bringing displays or materials with you, you may drop the items off prior to parking at the east door of the Purdue Memorial Union Building. Students will be waiting to assist you.
  • Please be sure you bring with you a tracking or confirmation number from the carrier that is responsible for shipping your display items to the fair should you need to locate them.
  • Your organization is responsible for preparing the labels and securing them on your display items that you plan to ship after the fair. Once all items are labeled, leave them at your booth and we will handle getting them to the proper location for pick up.

RECRUITMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Scheduling on-campus interviews - You can reserve interview space for the day after the career fair on your registration form.  You will be given a blank interview sheet to use at the fair to schedule students you have an interest in.
  • To schedule an interview date outside of the career fair next day, please contact Linda Austin at laa@purdue.edu to reserve your date and room.
  • Posting employment opportunities on the Agriculture Career Services website.  Go to our website for more details.
  • Sharing information with our departmental career service coordinators. 

General or Registration Questions can be directed to:
Linda A. Austin
Career Services Assistant
College of Agriculture
615 State Street
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2053
Phone: 765-494-8473   Fax: 765-494-8477
Email: 
laa@purdue.edu

Questions regarding AV Equipment, Wireless Internet Connection, Payment, Shipping Displays/Materials should be directed to:
Erica Wilson
Conferences
128 Memorial Mall
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN  47907
Phone:  765-494-7221
Fax:  765-494-0567
E-mail:  ericaw@purdue.edu