FNR Career Fair - Employer Resources

Friday, February 28, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Department of Forestry and Natural Resources offers four majors: Aquatic Sciences, Forestry, Wildlife, and Sustainable Biomaterials: Process and Product Design and six minors: Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences, Forest Ecosystems, Furniture Design, Urban Forestry, Wildlife, and Wood Products. There are 260 undergraduate students and 88 graduate students in the department. Students from ALL department at Purdue University are invited to attend the FNR Career Fair. Plan to attend the career fair and make connections with these outstanding students! Please review the FNR Career Fair website for more information. Purdue Memorial Union

Schedule of Activities
Purdue Memorial Union North and South Ballrooms Company representative will enter the PMU through the east door – across the street from the Grant Street Parking Garage and enter through the south entrance of the PMU South Ballroom.
101 North Grant Street West Lafayette, IN 47906-3574
(On the NW corner of State Road 26 and Grant Street)

Purdue Memorial Union Floor Plans

Purdue Memorial Union
(On the east side of Grant Street – across the street from the Purdue Memorial Union)
Grant Street Parking Garage
120 N. Grant Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906

You will park in the Grant Street Garage. A parking pass is required to park in this garage. You will be sent the one-day swipe parking pass. This pass will be valid for Friday, February 28, 2020.

Please note: if you are driving a state or federally owned vehicle, you do not need an “A” parking pass to park almost anywhere on campus. The Grant Street Parking Garage is an exception to this rule. You are required to have the swipe, parking pass in order to park FREE of charge.

Transporting Materials to Purdue Memorial Union
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time)
Company representatives will transport all materials from the Grant Street Parking Garage to the Purdue Memorial Union. There is a tunnel or above ground crosswalk. The Department of Forestry and Natural Resources will have students available to assist. Most of you have already indicated whether you need help, but if you change your mind the day of the event, help is available. The students will be located in the stairway entrance at the southwest (SW) corner of the parking garage.

Employer Registration and Set-up
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time)
Purdue Memorial Union (PMU) South and North Ballrooms – South Entrance
The PMU has three floors (ground, main, and second). The FNR Career Fair is on the main floor. Take the elevator or steps to the main floor. The South Ballroom south entrance is located at the end of a side hallway – just past the interior stairway located in the center of the south hallway. You will turn right to enter the south entrance hallway. Students will direct you due to construction re-routing.

Coat Rack
Two coat racks are located along the north wall of the North Ballroom – to the left of the stage.

The registration table will be located outside of the South Ballroom south entrance. Name badges will be provided for registered representatives. Our badges will allow us to determine which participants are allowed in the food and drink area. You are welcome to use this badge and your company badge.

Set-up Instructions
A 6-foot table with black table covering will be furnished. Table tents with company names and table numbers will be placed on the tables. Chairs will be provided for all company representatives who registered for the career fair.

PMU and the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources will provide extension cords.

Simple Breakfast on the Go
Breakfast food, fruit, and drinks will be available from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. All food will be located in the North Ballroom.

THE BIG EVENT -- FNR Career Fair
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (EST)
Purdue Memorial Union North and South Ballrooms
The west entrance doors will be opened at 9:00 a.m. Student will enter and leave through the west entrance.

Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Salad, sandwiches, cookies, and drinks will be provided. Company representatives will need to coordinate the lunch hour, because the PMU will remain open during lunch. If you need to stretch your legs, you are welcome to eat your lunch in any of the lounge areas located along the south end of PMU or at the top of the steps of the west entrance of PMU. There are many tables located on the ground floor in the food court area. We also have the Director’s Room reserved.

We have reserved space in the North Ballroom and Director’s Room on the second floor until 2:00 p.m. The Director’s Room will provide a more private space for interviews, but it is located on the second floor of the PMU and away from the North Ballroom.

Tear-down and Transport to Grant Street Parking Garage
2:00 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)

The Purdue Memorial Union has firm protocols regarding room use. The North and South Ballrooms must be totally vacated no later than 2:25 p.m. to allow PMU staff to prepare the room for the next event that starts at 5:00 p.m. There is no flexibility regarding this timeline.

Company representatives will transport all materials from the Purdue Memorial Union to the Grant Street Parking Garage. Students will be available to assist. Students will be located at the south entrance of the North and South Ballrooms.

Table space is limited; please contact Christine Hofmeyer (chofmeye@purdue.edu) as soon as possible if you need to cancel your registration.

Forestry and Natural Resources, 715 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2061 USA, (765) 494-3590

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